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What we do

RCCE works to ensure all affiliated village halls and community buildings in Essex are provided with encouragement and support in their management.


RCCE Village Halls and Community Buildings Advice service aims to:


  • Ensure all village halls/ community centres are well run
  • Encourage and support hall redevelopment projects
  • Provide grant funding advice
  • Provide information and advice on running a hall charity in your local community
  • Provide advice and information on all aspects of village hall and community building management


RCCE undertakes surveys and consultations to provide feedback to ACRE and Government on certain issues that concern members, particularly to provide a case for additional funding for Village Halls and Community Buildings.


We hold an annual Village Halls and Community Building Conference, which is open to all village halls, community buildings, parish councils and parties interested rural community development.


Our dedicated Village Hall & Community Buildings Adviser is available to attend meetings at your hall, provide advice and discuss specific issues/projects as appropriate.

For mor information visit Community Buildings