ACRE’s Honorary Legal Adviser, Jonathan Dawson, is stepping down after 20 years of providing advice, support and guidance for village halls and similar rural community buildings.
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Hall management committees, individuals and organisations with an interest in village halls are invited to sign up to the new National Village and Community Halls Network.
The dedicated band of specialist advisers who support England’s 10,000 rural village halls are holding their annual training event in Stratford-Upon-Avon next month.
A raft of cuts in red tape will make it easier for village halls to be the social heart of their communities, says leading rural network ACRE.
A Home Office ruling on licensing fees is being hailed as a victory for England’s network of 10,000 village halls.
Village halls are being urged to make their views known on a new form of licence which will allow community groups and small businesses to sell small amounts of alcohol over a year for a ‘small fee’.
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This week, David Cameron agreed with the charity Friends of the Elderly who said more needed to be done to get older people online so they are able to pay bills, shop and communicate through the internet in order to avoid isolation and loneliness.