National Lottery funding makes Money Matters go further

A £50,000 grant from the National Lottery Community Fund will help Surrey Community Action to expand its successful Money Matters project. The project provides free and accessible practical sessions that make day to day budgeting and saving money easier to understand to help make communities more resilient. The new funding from The National Lottery Community Fund, which distributes money raised … Read More

Rural Housing Week 2020

This week is Rural Housing Week – an annual celebration of rural housing to reinforce the message that housing is vital for the survival of rural communities and services. The week is used to highlight key rural issues and shine a spotlight on successful developments that offer a lifeline to local people in our market towns and villages. Our Rural … Read More

Good safeguarding practices for Village Halls

Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) has been awarded over £100k from the National Lottery Community Fund to promote good safeguarding practice to village and community halls throughout England. ACRE will be working to make sure that the voluntary management committees that run halls and community buildings have the knowledge and confidence to provide a safe environment for all. … Read More