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Find out about alternative funding at our AGM

Tuesday 7th October 2014  10am to 1.30pm at Redhill Methodist Church; registration will be from 9.30 am.. . From good neighbour schemes to village hall improvement grants, rural housing to support services, 2013/2014 has been another busy year for Surrey Community Action, and we welcome the opportunity to tell you more about how we’ve supported the voluntary, community and faith sector (VCFS) and communities in Surrey over the last year, and the challenges which remain.. . As we... [Read More...]

Minister urged to protect future of rural affordable homes

Housing minister Brandon Lewis has been urged to protect small rural communities from Government proposals which could drastically cut the development of new affordable homes.. . Surrey Community Action is backing the plea by its national body ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England), which has written to the Minister to outline its objections.. . The charity says the planned changes to policy will threaten the future of communities in the countryside, where house prices have risen by 82pc in the past... [Read More...]

Have your say!

Each year Surrey County Council (SCC) carries out an annual survey to monitor how well the needs of Surrey’s Voluntary Community and Faith Sector (VCFS) are being met by infrastructure organisations such as Surrey Community Action and the local Councils for Voluntary Services (CVSs). An infrastructure organisation is one that provides services to other charities and community groups, rather than directly to services users or beneficiaries.. . Surrey Community Action, SCC and the CVSs all see this survey as a... [Read More...]

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