Northway House West
|Purpose||The ACRE network is made up of 38 rural community councils (RCCs) across England who help communities to help themselves.
Our vision - to be the voice of rural communities.
Our Mission - is to provide critical, evidence-based intelligence and solutions to achieve a fair deal for rural communities.
Rccs are charitable local development agencies, generally based at county level, which lead, support and enable community initiatives to, reaching 50,000 grassroots organisations.
|Services||From running community transport schemes and oil-buying clubs, to assessing housing needs supporting older people to stay in their homes, the 900 staff across Network offer a wide range of specialist skills.
We offer advise & support for village halls.
Village SOS - funding programme will help communities start their own socail enterprise- from setting up a shop or saving a pub to opening a cafe or cinema.
We support rural communities in the following areas:
Community planning, community rights, Digital Inclusion, Employment & Economy, Energy & Fuel, Environment, Health, Housing, Older People, Social Enterprise, Transport, Village Halls and Young People.
Please see our website for more details.
|What they do||
|Geographical area coverage||National|
|Space for Hire||No|
|Is a registered charity?||Yes|
|Is a registered company?||Yes|
The voluntary groups, organisations, social clubs, charities, social enterprises in this directory are all based in - or work within - Derby and Derbyshire.
The directory is maintained and contributed to by a network of 14 organisations across the region.