The ACRE offices will be closed Friday 22 December 2017 until Tuesday 2 January 2018. Merry Christmas to you from the ACRE team.
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 shares their Housing position paper, demonstrating support for ‘appropriate’ development of affordable housing in rural communities across England.
ACRE supports appropriate development in rural areas, especially the provision of affordable housing, so that communities can thrive.
Rural Housing Enablers (RHEs) work to secure affordable housing for local people in rural communities. This provides life changing opportunities for local families, and at the same time, helps to sustain rural communities by supporting local services such as schools, shops and pubs.
In this blog we consider the growing interest in a collective approach to delivering genuinely affordable housing in rural areas, through the provision of Community-Led Housing.
The reason to look at Neighbourhood Plans in this blog is because this week is Rural Housing Week and it’s important to consider how communities can engage with and take on some of the responsibility of delivering housing, which is needed locally.
Fundraising Day is the perfect opportunity for small charities to engage with current and new supporters to get fundraising.
Day 3 of Small Charity Week is ‘Policy Day’ and the aim is to encourage small charities to ‘raise their profile and engage with influencers’. ACRE’s Network of Village and Community Halls provides an opportunity for volunteers managing small charitable halls to do just that.