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What Would ‘Good’ Look Like For Rural Services Under Local Government Reorganisation

What Would ‘Good’ Look Like For Rural Services Under Local Government Reorganisation

27th November 2020

ACTion with Communities in Cumbria is running a survey to collect views on what ‘good’ could look like if local government re-organisation...

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Winners of Plates of Kindness Competition Announced

Winners of Plates of Kindness Competition Announced

18th November 2020

In celebration of kindness across the county ACTion with Communities in Cumbria- the rural and community development charity for Cumbria - ran a...

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ACT Annual Review 2019/20

21st October 2020

Following our well attended AGM on the 21st October, our Annual Review for 2019/20 is now available on our

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Kind Cumbria Day is back for 2020 – promoting the ‘new norm’ of kindness not COVID

Kind Cumbria Day is back for 2020  – promoting the ‘new norm’ of kindness not COVID

15th October 2020

Kind Cumbria Day, which encourages people to think about being kind and getting involved in random acts of kindness is back by popular demand on...

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Extent of rural economic and social benefits from village and community halls revealed

Extent of rural economic and social benefits from village and community halls revealed

13th October 2020

Village and community halls in England offer extensive economic and social benefits to rural communities, a report from ACRE has revealed....

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Community Buildings Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - 2 October 2020

2nd October 2020

ACTion with Communities in Cumbria (ACT) has updated its information on Coronavirus for village halls and community buildings. This article...

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Community Buildings Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - 24 September 2020

24th September 2020

ACTion with Communities in Cumbria (ACT) has updated its information on Coronavirus for village halls and community buildings. This article...

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Community Buildings Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - 18 September 2020

18th September 2020

ACTion with Communities in Cumbria (ACT) has updated its information on Coronavirus for village halls and community buildings. This article...

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Community Buildings Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - 21 August 2020

21st August 2020

ACTion with Communities in Cumbria (ACT) has updated its information on Coronavirus for village halls and community buildings. This...

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Plates of Kindness Competition

Plates of Kindness Competition

22nd July 2020

Plates of Kindness Competition Calls for the Under 4s and Over 16s. In celebration of kindness across the county

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Community Buildings Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - 21 July 2020

Community Buildings Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - 21 July 2020

21st July 2020

ACTion with Communities in Cumbria (ACT) has updated its information on Coronavirus for village halls and community buildings. This article...

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Community Buildings Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - 08 July 2020

8th July 2020

ACTion with Communities in Cumbria (ACT) has updated its information on Coronavirus for village halls and community buildings. This article...

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Community Buildings Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - 03 July 2020

3rd July 2020

ACTion with Communities in Cumbria (ACT) has updated its information on Coronavirus for village halls and community buildings. This article...

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Cumbria Village Halls Network reaches over 100 members

Cumbria Village Halls Network reaches over 100 members

16th June 2020

ACTion with Communities in Cumbria (ACT) - the rural and community development charity for the county – has been working with the team behind the...

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Community Buildings Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - 16 June 2020

16th June 2020

ACTion with Communities in Cumbria (ACT) has updated its information on Coronavirus for village halls and community buildings. This article...

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Community Buildings Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - 11 June 2020

11th June 2020

ACTion with Communities in Cumbria (ACT) has updated its information on Coronavirus for village halls and community buildings. This article...

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Community Buildings Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - 2 June 2020

2nd June 2020

ACTion with Communities in Cumbria (ACT) has updated its information on Coronavirus for village halls and community buildings. This article...

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Plates of Kindness Competition

Plates of Kindness Competition

27th May 2020

In celebration of kindness across the county ACTion with Communities in Cumbria - the rural and...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19), Communities and Community Buildings

3rd April 2020

See our page dedicated to Coronavirus advice.

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CLEP board appoints new voluntary and community sector representative

28th January 2020

The Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (CLEP) appointed a new Board member as its Voluntary and Community Sector representative at its January...

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Cumbria’s village halls encouraged to take part in national survey

17th January 2020

Following on from a highly successful Village Halls Week that involved over 700 village halls, actively engaged 18 MPs and attracted coverage from...

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Communities prepare for national village halls celebration

14th January 2020

Communities across Cumbria are preparing for Village Halls Week – a national celebration of village halls, their volunteers, and the services they...

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Upcoming events

Community Buildings Event

Online using Zoom

Starts: Sat 12th December 2020, 10.00 am

Ends: Sat 12th December 2020, 12.00 pm

This event will cover the topic of Covid-19 updates, post lockdown. This is a free event, but...

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Past events

Community Buildings Event

Online using Zoom

Starts: Sat 21st November 2020, 10.00 am

Ends: Sat 21st November 2020, 11.30 am

This event will cover the topic of safeguarding during National Safeguarding for Village Halls...

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Community Buildings Event

Online using Zoom

Starts: Sat 31st October 2020, 10.00 am

Ends: Sat 31st October 2020, 11.30 am

Update on guidance and information on re-opening your community building, including online...

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ACT Annual General Meeting

Online using Zoom

Starts: Wed 21st October 2020, 10.00 am

Ends: Wed 21st October 2020, 11.30 am

ACT Annual General Meeting and launch of Annual Review 2019/2020 showcasing highlights of the...

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Community Buildings Discussion Group:

Online using Zoom

Starts: Wed 16th September 2020, 10.00 am

Ends: Wed 16th September 2020, 11.00 am

Community Buildings Discussion Group, (online using Zoom), Wednesday 16th ...

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Community Buildings Discussion Group

Online using Zoom

Starts: Tue 15th September 2020, 7.00 pm

Ends: Tue 15th September 2020, 8.00 pm

Community Buildings Discussion Group, (online using Zoom), Tuesday 15th ...

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Community Buildings Event

Online using Zoom

Starts: Sat 12th September 2020, 10.00 am

Ends: Sat 12th September 2020, 12.00 pm

Community Buildings Event, (online using Zoom), Saturday 12th September ...

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Community Buildings Event Follow Up Discussion Group

Online using Zoom

Starts: Thu 6th August 2020, 7.00 pm

Ends: Thu 6th August 2020, 8.00 pm

Community Buildings Event Follow Up Discussion Group. This is one of three follow up discussion...

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Community Buildings Event Follow Up Discussion Group

Online using Zoom

Starts: Wed 5th August 2020, 10.00 am

Ends: Wed 5th August 2020, 11.00 am

Community Buildings Event Follow Up Discussion Group. This is one of three follow up discussion...

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Community Buildings Event Follow Up Discussion Group

Online using Zoom

Starts: Tue 4th August 2020, 7.00 pm

Ends: Tue 4th August 2020, 8.00 pm

Community Buildings Event Follow Up Discussion Group. This is one of three follow up discussion...

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Community Buildings Event

Online using Zoom

Starts: Sat 1st August 2020, 10.00 am

Ends: Sat 1st August 2020, 11.30 am

Community Buildings Event, (online using Zoom), Saturday 1st August, 10 - 11.30am. Online...

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Community Buildings Event

Community Buildings Event

Online using Zoom

Starts: Sat 27th June 2020, 10.00 am

Ends: Sat 27th June 2020, 12.00 pm

By zoom video conferencing or phone. We are trying a socially distanced...

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