Welcome to Rural Action Yorkshire
We are a charity working with communities across Yorkshire to improve the quality of life for the people who live and work there. We provide a voice for rural communities to ensure they receive access to services that will keep them vibrant and viable in the future. Whatever area you need help with, get in touch today to find out how RAY can help you!
Events organised by RAY will be posted here. A full calendar of events organised by us, our members, partners and other organisations that are of interest to rural communities can be found on our Events Calendar.
Community-Led Housing workshops
Our new project in partnership with the North and East Yorkshire Rural Housing Enabler Network is spreading the word about how communities can get involved in delivering their own solutions to local housing needs. Come to one of our free workshops to find out more! The workshops are being held on the following dates:
- Tuesday 29 November, 4pm, Arkendale Village Hall
- Wednesday 30 November, 4pm, Hutton Rudby Village Hall
- Thursday 8 December, 3.30pm, Market Weighton Community Hall
Visit the Community Led Housing project page for more information and to find out how to book your place.
Howardian Hills AONB Photo Competition
In partnership with the Howardian Hills AONB and some generous sponsors, we're helping organise a photo competition with some great prizes, to showcase the life, work and landscape of this beautiful patch of Yorkshire. Check out our HHAONB Project Page for full details.
Village Hall Network Meetings
Meetings are coming up in late summer / autumn in Ryedale, Hambleton and Richmondshire Districts. New Village Hall Networks are currently being set up in Scarborough and Harrogate Districts. You can read more about these meetings and how to get involved on our Village Halls page.