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!
New Edition of RAY News out now!
The latest edition of our email newsletter RAY News is on its way to subscribers! If you aren't signed up to get your copy you can read it here. You can make sure you get all future editions by clicking the eBulletin subscription button below.
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.
Rural Action Yorkshire Annual General Meeting and Conference
Our showcase event of the year is taking place on Saturday 15 October at Bishopthorpe, near York. As well as the formal AGM, members and non-members alike are welcome to take part in valuable workshop sessions and hear inspiring stories from other communities. The event is free of charge - find out more and how to book your place on the AGM page of this website.
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.