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A new look for St Matthew's Church Hall

Parishioners and community groups came together on Sunday 21 September to celebrate the refurbishment of St Matthew’s Church Hall in Redhill.. . Funding for the refurbishment was partly provided by a grant from the Community Buildings Grant Scheme which is administered by Surrey Community Action on behalf of Surrey County Council and Reigate & Banstead Borough Council.. In addition to the funds raised by the congregation, the community and church reserves, the trustees received £15,000 from both Surrey County... [Read More...]

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...]

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Volunteering Summit

You are invited to a Volunteering Summit to be held on 18th November 2014, 10 am – 4 pm at Dorking Halls, Reigate Road, Dorking, Surrey RH4 […]

Supporting people at home facing life-threatening illness

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Creating opportunities for young people

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Surrey Police Feeling Safe Survey

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Surrey Food and Farm Week

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