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.
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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.
Guest blog for #VillageHallsWeek from Zurich Municipal which looks at two village halls in Cumbria.
Start preparing your hall to get online during #VillageHallsWeek (guest post from Plymouth University)
Dr. Katherine Willis from Plymouth University has been at the forefront of a ‘Digital Neighbourhoods’ project and tells us that rural communities can benefit from digital access in their community venue, in order to overcome digital divides and enable local people to participate more actively in society.
The National Rural Touring Forum (NRTF) is one of those wonderful under the radar organisations that helps keep rural Britain thriving. Here’s an introduction from their Chair, Tom Speight.
As part of #VillageHallsWeek celebrations, poet Ian McMillan has written a poem call ‘A teapot as big as the moon’. The poem has been written thanks to the support of the National Rural Touring Forum for #VillageHallsWeek.
Where there’s a will, there’s a way: rural communities use all manner of spaces to create social hubs (Guest post by the Plunkett Foundation)
More and more rural communities across the UK are pulling together to create community hubs and provide additional services in existing community buildings.
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.
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.