Trustee and Governance guidance for Village Halls

Representatives from 37 village halls recently attended a meeting providing advice and information on trustee responsibilities and governance organised by Surrey Community Action. The training session covered: the roles and responsibilities of a trustee understanding what governance means new legislation on becoming a charity incorporated organisation how to reduce personal liabilities as a trustee The training was organised by Karen Holdsworth-Cannon, Surrey Community … Read More

Dementia Friendly Guildford Week

Dementia Friendly Surrey has teamed up with Guildford Borough Council and partners to put on Dementia Friendly Guildford week, Saturday 22 to Friday 28 February.  From Monday to Friday people can visit Dementia Friendly Surrey’s Guildford hub on Swan Lane in Guildford town centre, to find out more about dementia and the support services available. There will also be a … Read More

Welcome to our new Rural Housing Enabler

We welcome our new Rural Housing Enabler Louise Williams as a survey shows that a quarter of young people are sharing their parents’ homes. ( Surrey Community Action identifies local housing need by undertaking parish housing needs surveys, and acts as an ‘honest broker’- ensuring the opinions of local communities are heard and represented through the whole development process and … Read More

Our latest e-newsletter is out!

Our latest e-newsletter is packed full of news for the VCFS including updates on the latest sector research, workshops and funding. If you don’t receive a copy, email to subscribe.


Wanted! Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations, networks and forums involved in all aspects of:  Mental health for adults, children and young people  Dementia  Neurological conditions- including multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and motor neurone disease If you are interested in sharing your ideas, skills and experiences to help shape local services- now and in the future- for any or all … Read More