ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) is pleased to announce that Support Staffordshire is to join us and become a member of the ACRE Network of rural support organisations; ensuring Staffordshire remains a key partner in the national conversation about rural life.
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NRTF lend their support to #VillageHallsWeek, with renowned poet and writer Ian McMillan writing a new poem to make the occasion.
The ACRE Network, England’s largest network of rural community support organisations is running the first ever #VillageHallsWeek, starting Monday 22 January 2018.
New briefing about “Rural England after Brexit - a moment of opportunity” written by ACRE trustee, Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE (Newcastle University).
ACRE and the ACRE Network would be delighted if you joined us in celebrating #VillageHallsWeek – starting Monday 22 January 2018. Please put the date in your diary now.
ACRE is 30 years old this year. In the company of friends, colleagues and partners we toasted the milestone last week and looked to the future.
ACRE is working with two of its members, the Community Council for Somerset (CCS) and West of England Rural Network (WERN), to share learning and best practice with local people, community leaders, local government and academics from across Europe.
Partners including FWAG, GRCC, ACRE and others are today launching the Community Guide to Your Water Environment. This guide demonstrates a decade of learning after the terrible floods of 2007 and provides detail, advice and case studies about how communities can launch their own natural flood management work.
As Volunteers Week 2017 comes to a close, ACRE wanted to take the time to say one final THANK-YOU to all volunteers, who are making England’s rural communities such vibrant and cohesive places to live.
ACRE is pleased to be working with The Phone Co-op to help increase the number of village halls and similar rural community buildings with a connection to broadband.