David Emerson has been elected as the new Chair of leading rural network ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England).
A review of Defra’s £2.25m investment in the ACRE Network in 2013/14 shows how the funding has benefited rural communities across England.
The rural economy will be under the spotlight at the ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) conference on 13 November.
Rural householders should stock up early on LPG fuel to ensure the consistency of their winter heating supply, advises UKLPG, the trade association of the Liquid Petroleum (LP) Gas industry.
Big Energy Saving Week – a joint campaign between Energy Saving Trust, Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and Citizens Advice – reveals 74 per cent of Brits are still worried about their energy bills.
Housing minister Brandon Lewis has been urged to protect small rural communities from Government proposals which could drastically cut the development of new affordable homes.
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Heating oil users are being urged to save money by stocking up early before winter in a joint campaign backed by ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England).
Rural charity ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) is urging heating oil customers to follow its top ten tips ahead of the annual ‘buy early’ campaign.
The deadline has been extended on a national survey which will help to shape a new programme of support for rural social enterprises through Village SOS.