This Plunkett Foundation event will be held at Islip Village Shop in Oxfordshire, owned by the community and successfully trading for 15 years. All of those involved over the years have a wealth of experience to share, from getting the project started, to expanding key services, to maintaining momentum in a small rural community. If you’re looking for inspiration and practical advice about whether your community could save or diversify an important service co-operatively, go along to this...
Moreton Morrell Parish Council is asking all residents to complete its housing needs survey. The survey is being carried out in partnership with WRCC and it will identify the types and sizes of homes that local people need, including affordable and sustainable housing.
Read more about Housing needs survey in Moreton Morrell
A free workshop about bid writing for charities and community groups by Get Grants
09 December 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whether you have a wealth of experience in fundraising or are new to applying for grants, the short workshop supports attendees to explore how to identify opportunities with a range of grant programmes. The workshop provides advice on writing successful applications and explores the common mistakes made by...
This guidance from Locality deals with the need for neighbourhood plans to be in general conformity with strategic local planning policies, which is one of the ‘basic conditions’ that all neighbourhood plans and neighbourhood development orders (NDOs) must meet.
The guidance deals with how to identify strategic local policies, how to consider general conformity and the implications of having local plans of varying ages or stages of preparation.
Grow Wild Community Project Funding
Grow Wild is a four-year campaign to bring people together to sow UK native wild flowers. It is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and led by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Grow Wild funding is available for local organisations to develop community sites. These are places where local people use UK native plants to create a space for everyone to enjoy by giving neglected and uncared-for sites and spaces a new lease of life.
The people who live in the 4.1m social homes in England and Wales are as unique and individual as people in the private rented sector, but by scrutinising the most recent household data certain trends in demographics emerge. Read more about Affordable housing statistics
Community-led housing: building the homes your community needs
Date: Friday, 27 November 2015
Time: 9:30am – 12.40pm
Lunch is included
RSVP: Please book your place here.
Coventry City Council
Diamond Rooms, Council House, Earl Street, Coventry, CV1 5RR.
Hosted by Coventry City Council
WRc plc are an environmental consultancy working with the Drinking Water Inspectorate to ensure that adequate guidance is available on managing drinking water supplies in rural community buildings.
They are distributing the attached questionnaire about drinking water quality of both public (mains water) and private (e.g. private borehole) drinking water supplies, and issues specific to rural areas. Completed questionnaires should be returned to ...