Olivia is policy and engagement lead for loneliness and social isolation at the British Red Cross.
Allied Westminster is the principal supporter of ACRE’s Advice Service for Village Halls
ACRE and our 38 member organisations are running a week long campaign to celebrate England’s 10,000 Village Halls.
Our members work tirelessly to support rural communities nationwide and we are ecstatic that multiple network projects have been successful for the fund.
We are delighted to announce a new strategic partnership with The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)
We were pleased to invite to the stage the thoughts of Tim Goodship Head of Rural Policy at Defra, Claire Saunders Director of the Princes Countryside Fund and Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE of Newcastle University.
ACRE is pleased to be working with PLANED, Rural Community Network NI, Scottish Rural Action and Irish Rural Link supported by ILDN as part of the latest European Rural Parliament project known as ROAD (Rural Opinion Advocacy and Development). This UK and Ireland project will focus on how rural links with European Countries can be maintained post March 2018.
ACRE is delighted with announcement in the Budget yesterday that the government will provide up to £8 million to help with the cost of repairs and alterations to village halls, Miners’ Welfare facilities and Armed Forces organisations’ facilities.
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.