A Home Office ruling on licensing fees is being hailed as a victory for England’s network of 10,000 village halls.
A new report on housing policy which highlights the challenges faced by rural communities has been welcomed by leading rural network ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England).
Leading rural network ACRE is calling on the next Government to scrap the ‘bedroom tax’ in rural communities with fewer than 3,000 people.
An independent review of the Government’s approach to ‘rural proofing’ policy has been welcomed by leading rural network ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England).
The next Government is being urged to invest in alternative solutions for the isolated rural communities left behind by the national rollout of superfast broadband by BDUK.
A £1.4m nationwide campaign to inspire people who want to make a real difference in their rural communities will be launched with two flagship events in February.
Defra has today confirmed that it will continue its investment in the ACRE Network for 2015/16.
Cuts in health funding that could see scores of GP surgeries close across England must be reversed, says leading rural campaigner ACRE.
The ACRE Network has secured funding from the Centre for Social Action Innovation Fund to create a national Good Neighbours Network in rural areas.
Leading rural network ACRE has called on the next Government to deliver a fair deal for rural communities in its newly launched 2015 manifesto.