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IMPORTANT Advice to hall committees re Coronavirus Covid 19

Following Government advice last week I have created the attached poster for you to fix to your front entrance doors if your hall is remaining open an...

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Essex Village of the Year Competition 2020

Essex has a wide variety of villages, where local people are doing great things to strengthen community life. The purpose of the Essex Village of the...

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HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE FUTURE OF RURAL ESSEX

CLOSING DATE EXTENDED Help shape the refreshed Essex Rural Strategy What matters to you the people who live and work in our rural communities?...

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Be a part of the National Village Hall Survey!

The national survey of village and community halls occurs every 10 years and provides ACRE and it's network members, including RCCE, with some crucial...

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Lots of fun for Village Hall Week!

There was a great response from communities in Bulphan, West Bergholt, West Hanningfield and others to national Village Hall Week. Bulphan Village Hal...

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Suicide Prevention Grant is Launched for North East Essex

Working with Essex County Council, North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group EALC are delivering the Suicide Prevention Grant intended to fund pro...

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It's not too late to enter the Allied Westminster photo competition!

The competition started on 15th December 2019 and is still accepting entries. This is a chance for you to win £1000 for your village hall and £500 fo...

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Village Halls in Essex celebrate national Village Hall Week 2020!

National Village Hall Week was created in 2018 by national charity Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) and its 38 member organisations inc...

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Happy Christmas from RCCE

Wishing all our supporters, trustees and staff a very Happy Christmas and safe, peaceful and prosperous New Year. Our office will be closed from 2pm...

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Plough Sunday - All are welcome!

Celebrating Plough Sunday with a special service to support all those who work on the land followed by a Ploughman’s Lunch. SUNDAY 12 JANUAR...

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Looking for a flexible job supporting older people in your local community?

Are you looking for flexible work that fits around your family/personal commitments and at the same time helps to support older people in your local c...

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Growing Communities Healthy Schools Lunch Competition is back!

Help spread the word and encourage children in Essex primary schools to eat healthily and start growing their own food! Growing Communities is also...

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United in Kind Campaign Launches Across Essex

United in Kind officially launched on the 23rd September and RCCE is proud to be part of the this social movement focused on kindness and being built...

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2019 RCCE Village Halls & Community Buildings Conference

Our annual conference for village hall and community building members will be held at the lovely refurbished and extended village hall Fyfield, near O...

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RCCE's Newest Project Aims to Tackle Social Isolation

Thanks to funding from Essex County Council, RCCE's newest project will link into a countywide kindness campaign; United in Kind and will have twelve...

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Help Shop Criminals

SHOP workers have a vital role in your community but face increased abuse or violence. The latest Association of Convenience Stores Crime Report shows...

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Community Libraries to get structured support in new strategy

Many community-run libraries already operate successfully across the country. Seven community-run libraries currently exist in Essex. They are volunte...

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Essex Police Firearm Surrender Campaign 2019

If you have an unwanted or unlicensed firearm you are being encouraged to hand it in to Essex Police to help keep Essex safe and prevent it from falli...

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