It strikes me that hosting an annual conference has a lot in common with Christmas; months of organisation and anticipation, leading up to one frenetic day, punctuated – hopefully – by a thought-provoking speech.
Archive of: Rural Issues
A review of Defra’s £2.25m investment in the ACRE Network in 2013/14 shows how the funding has benefited rural communities across England.
The rural economy will be under the spotlight at the ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) conference on 13 November.
Renowned rural expert Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE has joined the board of trustees at ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England).
Rural communities will suffer if plans by the Government to introduce a threshold for the provision of affordable homes on new developments go ahead, ACRE has warned.
ACRE is one of the 25 national organisations that have asked the Chancellor, George Osborne MP to undertake an urgent review of bus funding in England to provide long term support for these essential services.
Rural communities across the UK are being urged to donate to a fund to help flood-stricken families in Somerset.