Lord Gardiner of Kimble, Rural Affairs Minister will launch the first ever #VillageHallsWeek in his home county of Buckinghamshire on Monday 22 January 2018.
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 is pleased to have been associated with the production of two useful toolkits for rural communities.
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.