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.
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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.
New briefing about “Rural England after Brexit - a moment of opportunity” written by ACRE trustee, Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE (Newcastle University).
ACRE and the ACRE Network would be delighted if you joined us in celebrating #VillageHallsWeek – starting Monday 22 January 2018. Please put the date in your diary now.
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.
Rural Housing Enablers (RHEs) work to secure affordable housing for local people in rural communities. This provides life changing opportunities for local families, and at the same time, helps to sustain rural communities by supporting local services such as schools, shops and pubs.
In this blog we consider the growing interest in a collective approach to delivering genuinely affordable housing in rural areas, through the provision of Community-Led Housing.
Fundraising Day is the perfect opportunity for small charities to engage with current and new supporters to get fundraising.
Staff at ACRE Network organisations identify funding, support volunteers and encourage partners to work together for the benefit of rural communities; they play an extremely valuable role and one to be celebrated during Volunteers Week.