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 free, practical guide to help rural communities protect themselves from flooding has been launched by ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England).
Community transport schemes need an injection of cash and volunteers if they are to meet growing demand, leading rural network ACRE has warned.
Rural residents who want make a real difference in their community are being urged to sign up to the Village SOS campaign.
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.