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.
Allied Westminster Insurance Services (Allied Westminster) and ACRE are delighted to announce they have reached an agreement in which Allied Westminster will provide significant financial support for ACRE’s England-wide information and advice service for village halls over the next three years.
ACRE is proud to be supporting Volunteers’ Week from 1 - 7 June 2018. It is an annual celebration of the contribution that millions of volunteers across the UK make to their communities.
The ACRE Network of specialist advisers for village halls and similar community buildings will hold their annual training event in Peterborough.
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