The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, has endorsed the latest version of the ACRE Good Practice Quality Standard quality system.
A 20-strong Polish delegation arrives in Cirencester on Wednesday (November 20) to find out how residents work together to plan the future of communities in rural England.
A £6m Government investment has enabled England’s 38 rural community councils (RCCs) to pull in an additional £15m in funding, a new report has evaluated.
The quest for European funding will be on the agenda for the leaders of England’s biggest rural network at their annual conference this week (November 6/7).
The Government’s response to a recent select committee report reveals there is still much work to be done to ensure a fair deal for rural communities, ACRE said today.
More than 60 village halls have undergone facelifts over the past five years thanks to a unique loan fund managed by ACRE (Action with communities in Rural England).
Two free, practical guides to help rural communities keep warm and cut bills this winter have been launched by ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England).
Rural communities have continued to suffer a raw deal in the ‘piecemeal’ roll-out of the broadband project across the UK, leading rural network ACRE said today.
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).
The ‘bedroom tax’ will lead to the break-up of rural communities who are bearing the brunt of benefit cuts, a leading rural network has warned.