12 million hours of volunteering, £11m of renovations and 38.6 million cups of tea
Archive of: 2014
Heating oil users are being urged to save money by stocking up early before winter in a joint campaign backed by ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England).
Rural charity ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) is urging heating oil customers to follow its top ten tips ahead of the annual ‘buy early’ campaign.
This week, David Cameron agreed with the charity Friends of the Elderly who said more needed to be done to get older people online so they are able to pay bills, shop and communicate through the internet in order to avoid isolation and loneliness.
The deadline has been extended on a national survey which will help to shape a new programme of support for rural social enterprises through Village SOS.
ACRE has joined forces with the Charity Commission as part of a new online initiative to help charities who own community buildings.
ACRE’s fear that the ‘bedroom tax’ is hitting some of the most vulnerable people in rural communities is borne out by a new report, the leading rural network said today.
Leading rural network ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) has appointed Jeanette Bates as its new Head of Business Development and Income Generation.
What a fabulous summer 2014 is turning out to be (unless you are a national sporting hero) and let’s hope it lasts throughout the school holidays.
ACRE is urging rural communities to help it design a new programme of support for community enterprises in rural areas across the UK.