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A Rural Action Yorkshire event

The second meeting of our new Richmondshire+ Village Halls Network. Our Village Hall Networks are opportunities for those involved in running rural community buildings to get together, share their experiences and problems, hear about new resources and policy development, and explore topics of interest in more detail together.

You don't need to be a member of Rural Action Yorkshire to attend, and you're welcome to come along from outside the District if the date and venue happen to be convenient for you.

A Rural Action Yorkshire event

The latest meeting of our Hambleton + Village Halls Network. Our Village Hall Networks are opportunities for those involved in running rural community buildings to get together, share their experiences and problems, hear about new resources and policy development, and explore topics of interest in more detail together.

You don't need to be a member of Rural Action Yorkshire to attend, and you're welcome to come along from outside the District if the date and venue happen to be convenient for you.

This is a free networking meeting and the morning will start with light refreshments at 9.30am followed by the meeting at 10.00am, finishing around 12.

This meeting is for village hall management committee members and volunteers and provides the opportunity to get together to exchange ideas and best practice, listen to what others are doing and how, obtain updates on new & relevant legislation and receive information on aspects of running a village or community hall.

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Planning for sustainability beyond the end of the Community Friendly Buildings project

Wednesday 22nd July, Danby Wiske Village Hall, 4 - 6.30pm

Community Resilience training teaches you everything you need to know about emergency planning in your neighbourhood and how to keep your community safe and aware.

Topics that will be covered on the day:

Join our umbrella organisation Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) for the re-launch of the widely-succesful Village SOS project, a £1.4m campaign to inspire people who want to make a real difference in their communities.

This is an all-day event on Saturday 28th February, jampacked with workshops, training and case studies to inspire and teach communities and budding volunteers how to tackle new projects, social enterprises, and innovative ideas.

You can book by calling Chris Cowcher at ACRE on 01285 653477.

A warm welcome to volunteers with responsibility for community buildings in the areas of Hambleton, Richmondshire, Whitby, Scarborough, Ryedale and Harrogate.

Agenda:

    10:00 - Registration, drinks, stalls

    10:30 - Introduction to Community Friendly Buildings

    Event organised by Rural Action Yorkshire

    Come and find out more about our Community Friendly Buildings Project, which aims to support rural community buildings in the Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby areas to become more responsive to the needs of people in their local community.

    A new online voice for the 10,000 village and community halls has been launched by Rural Action Yorkshire's parent organisation, the national charity ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England). The National Village and Community Halls Network will take over the role of the National Village Halls Forum and act as a reference group enabling the grass roots expertise of knowledgeable village and community hall trustees, volunteers and councillors to feed into meetings with MPs, Government departments and Consultation responses.

    A closer look at how the team at Kirkby Fleetham Village Hall in Hambleton went about improving and expanding their community building.