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RCCE launches Best Kept Churchyard competition

Organisations who manage churchyards across the county can gain recognition for their beautiful churchyard and their hard work by entering the RCCE Be...

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Voters say 'yes' in UK's first Neighbourhood Development Plan Referendum.

Communities in Cumbria have said yes to the country's first ever neighbourhood Development plan. Voting took place in The Upper Eden area: around Brou...

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Membership Subscriptions and VAT

RCCE will be registering for VAT with effect from 1st April 2013.

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Dengie DaRT Services get their Five Minutes of Fame!

Billed as a ‘Good news story for Essex’ the Dengie DaRT, the ‘Taxi that thinks it’s a Bus’ will feature on BBC East TV programme ‘Inside Out’, on Frid...

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Edible Essex announces winners of Packed Lunch Plot Competition

Edible Essex is delighted to announce that a pupil from Birch C of E Primary School in Colchester has won first prize in the Packed Lunch Plot Competi...

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Neighbourhood Development Plan training and information session

A FREE event for groups who are in the process of, or about to start, a Neighbourhood Development Plan Date: Friday 1st March 2013 Venue: RCCE, Fee...

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Free Training for Parish Councillors in Uttlesford District

Are you a parish or district councillor in Uttlesford District? Would you like to learn more about Community Led Planning? Limited spaces are sti...

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Magazine Competition Awards Evening 2012

Celebration Time for Community Magazines The distinctively named, ‘Ambo’ magazine, which serves the villages of Radwinter, Hempstead and The Sampford...

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Government announces: ‘Communities to receive cash boost for choosing development’

On January 10th this year Planning Minister Nick Boles announced the percentage communities will receive from new development in their locality.

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Topic sheets available on RCCE website for a variety of community projects

If you want to learn more about starting a community shop or pub, renewable energy or emergency planning visit the topic sheet pages on RCCE website....

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RCCE meets Defra Minister

On Tuesday 8th January a small group representing Essex Rural Partnership met with David Heath CBE MP, Minister of State for Environment, Food and Rur...

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Peter Seabrook and Charlie Stocker to judge Edible Essex ‘Packed Lunch Plot Competition’

Edible Essex is delighted to announce that Peter Seabrook MBE and Charlie Stocker will be judging our competition at the end of February at RHS Hyde H...

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South Koreans get a taste of Rural Essex

RCCE hosts a visiting delegation from the South Korean Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

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Community Games grants available to inspire a generation

Active Essex are inviting groups and organisations in the county to take part in the Community Games; a way for you to bring your community together t...

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New Buying Mechanism and Schedule for Community Oil Buying Scheme

Changes are set for the oil buying process from January which will help our buyers to maximise the potential for savings to members. Get ahead and pla...

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Community Led Planning Network Coffee Morning

Monday 14th December 2015, 10:00am to 12noon at RCCE Offices, Feering

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Edible Essex plants orchard for National Tree Week

For National Tree Week, pupils from St Peter’s RC Primary School in Billericay, have been helping to plant an orchard at Barleylands. Twenty four a...

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James Wong gives talk on growing alternative edibles

The Edible Essex project invited television presenter James Wong to Writtle College on 15th November to give an engaging talk about edible plant spec...

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