The service includes:
- One-to-one advice by phone or email
- Email updates on issues affecting community buildings
- Access to over 40 Information Sheets produced nationally by ACRE
- Annual Village Halls conference
You must be a member of BRCC in order to access this service.
Village Hall News
Safeguarding in Village and Community Halls
Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) has been awarded over £100k from the National Lottery Community Fund to promote good safeguarding practice to village and community halls throughout England. Sharing best practice Beds RCC Community Buildings Advice Service will be working to make sure that the voluntary management...
Village Halls supported through the Covid crisis by BedsRCC
BedsRCC Village Hall Advisory Service (VHAS) offers support and advice to the all Village Hall Trustees and Committees throughout Bedfordshire. In normal times, there are a huge range of activities happening daily in our 120 village halls, from carpet bowls and badminton, to Brownies and bingo. It all happens in these...
Thank you all our Village Hall committees
Beds RCC would like to thank all our village hall committees on behalf of their local residents. Over a thousand volunteers come forward to act as Managing Trustees, working constantly to maintain and manage our one hundred and twenty + halls. Village halls are at the heart of our communities,...
National Village Hall & Community Buildings Census Launched
Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) releases a comprehensive survey to 10,000 village halls once every ten years. ACRE will use the data collected to help secure funding for halls, to ensure that advice and information adapts to the challenges facing volunteer hall committees and that the ACRE Network...
Village Halls Week 2020
Village Halls Week is an annual and national celebration of rural community spaces and the people whose time and dedication keep them going. Organised by the ACRE Network, the campaign runs from Monday 20 January - Sunday 26 January 2020 and sees a huge variety of events happening across England....