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.
Changes to housing policy announced by the Government will have a devastating effect on affordable homes for rural families, ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) said today.
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’.
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.