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.
Rural areas risk becoming ‘enclaves of the affluent’ unless the Government acts on pressing issues including the lack of affordable housing and the impact of austerity on local services, according to a coalition of 12 leading national organisations.
ACRE is delighted to promote and offer our support to Small Charity Week, a week-long celebration of the many achievements of the UK’s small charity sector.
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.
ACRE is proud to be supporting Volunteers’ Week from 1st to 7th June. It is an annual celebration of the contribution that millions of volunteers across the UK make to their communities.
Following the release of the main political party’s General Election manifestos, Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) has published its ‘Election Asks’ highlighting the need for future Government Policy to be fully rural proofed.
Newcastle University’s Centre for Rural Economy (CRE), Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) are hosting an event today to consider what rural policy should look like post-Brexit.
The Village SOS campaign, a £1.4m Big Lottery Fund funded initiative which supported a wide range of projects right across the UK has now ended.
In January ACRE submitted a budget representation, urging the government to pledge £3 million in the Budget to refund the VAT paid by village halls.