Archive of: Covid-19

What a difference a year makes…

Phillip Vincent, our Communications & PR Manager reflects on Communities Week 2020 and asks what can be learnt from the ACRE Network’s experience of supporting rural projects in these uncertain times.

The importance of celebrating and sustaining volunteering beyond Covid-19

Coronavirus has shone a rare light on the significant contribution volunteers are making to communities – from supporting activities that help people feel connected to each other, to practical support for vulnerable residents. Phillip Vincent, ACRE’s Public Relations & Communications Manager, reflects on #VolunteersWeek and argues that as the effects of Covid-19 begins to subside and public interest in the virus wanes - the efforts of volunteers must not be forgotten.

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