Leading rural network ACRE has been reawarded the contract to manage a £700,000 Defra loan fund for rural community buildings.
Renowned rural expert Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE has joined the board of trustees at ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England).
Rural communities will suffer if plans by the Government to introduce a threshold for the provision of affordable homes on new developments go ahead, ACRE has warned.
The dedicated band of specialist advisers who support England’s 10,000 rural village halls are holding their annual training event in Exeter next week.
Scotland’s rural MPs are being urged to back a campaign to give village halls a voice in Parliament.
Village halls across England are being given extra time take part in an online survey which will paint a picture of the vital role they play at the heart of rural communities.
ACRE is one of the 25 national organisations that have asked the Chancellor, George Osborne MP to undertake an urgent review of bus funding in England to provide long term support for these essential services.
Village halls across England are being urged to take part in a survey which will paint a picture of the vital role they play at the heart of rural communities.
Rural communities across the UK are being urged to donate to a fund to help flood-stricken families in Somerset.
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