The ACRE Network of specialist advisers for village halls and similar community buildings will hold their annual training event in Peterborough.
Archive of: 2018
Calendar of Community-led Housing training events being run by the ACRE Network in 2018. Events are funded by The Nationwide Foundation.
ACRE welcomes the publication of a new report by the House of Lords Select Committee on the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006.
The report provides an important opportunity to discuss the issues most pertinent to those living and working in rural England and to consider the most effective way to support rural communities through times of change.
Sport England and Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) are running a pilot project in 2018 which promotes cost effective physical activity, engagement in sport and healthy lifestyles in rural communities.
The ACRE Network promotes Community-led Housing as part of the solution to addressing housing need in rural communities
Nationwide Foundation has provided £78,750 funding to the ACRE Network to run community-led housing training events for intermediaries in 2018
Guest blog for #VillageHallsWeek from Zurich Municipal which looks at two village halls in Cumbria.
Start preparing your hall to get online during #VillageHallsWeek (guest post from Plymouth University)
Dr. Katherine Willis from Plymouth University has been at the forefront of a ‘Digital Neighbourhoods’ project and tells us that rural communities can benefit from digital access in their community venue, in order to overcome digital divides and enable local people to participate more actively in society.
The National Rural Touring Forum (NRTF) is one of those wonderful under the radar organisations that helps keep rural Britain thriving. Here’s an introduction from their Chair, Tom Speight.
As part of #VillageHallsWeek celebrations, poet Ian McMillan has written a poem call ‘A teapot as big as the moon’. The poem has been written thanks to the support of the National Rural Touring Forum for #VillageHallsWeek.
Where there’s a will, there’s a way: rural communities use all manner of spaces to create social hubs (Guest post by the Plunkett Foundation)
More and more rural communities across the UK are pulling together to create community hubs and provide additional services in existing community buildings.