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Posted on 28th November, 2016 by judehenderson in General, Oil Syndicate

Did you know that even though you are off mains gas you can get a smart meter for your electricity supply?

Smart meters and the rollout

We are working with our partners in the ACRE Network and Smart Energy GB to raise awareness of the smart meter rollout. We’re promoting smart meters to off mains gas residents in Warwickshire.


Posted on 25th August, 2017 by sarahbt in Housing

Demystifying rural affordable housing - a hands-on guide which takes landowners through their options and each of the steps to the delivery of rural affordable housing with links to more detailed information for those wanting to explore in more depth, including a link to the contact details for Rural Housing Enablers (RHE) and the relevant local Rural Community Council where there is no RHE.

Posted on 16th August, 2017 by fionah in Community Buildings

A new arrangement between ACRE and The Phone Co-op which includes a start-up incentive

Posted on 17th July, 2017 by sarahbt in Housing

On 27th June Stratford-on-Avon District Council hosted a rural housing event at Ettington, enabling anyone within the district to find out more about rural housing - from how to go about gathering the evidence through to getting needed properties built.  The presentations from that event are available below.  

Posted on 13th July, 2017 by fionah in Community Buildings

Bouncy castles and other inflatable play equipment are popular at village hall events. What do you need to know to make your hall's event safe?

Posted on 30th June, 2017 by sarahbt in Housing

Parish and Town Councillors, Ward Councillors and members of Neighbourhood Plan groups gathered at Ettington village hall on 27th June to hear presentations about rural affordable housing.

Posted on 7th June, 2017 by fionah in Community Buildings

People take these spaces for granted but if you put time and effort in, there’s no end of wonderful things to gain.

Posted on 31st May, 2017 by sarahbt in Housing

On Tuesday 27th June 2017 Stratford-on-Avon District Council will be hosting a Rural Housing Event at Ettington Village Hall.  The event is open to anyone who is interested in providing affordable housing for their local community and should be of particular interest to Parish Councillors and Neighbourhood Development Plan groups. 

Posted on 18th May, 2017 by sarahbt in Housing

Great Alne-based Linfoot Country Homes has beaten thousands of other construction companies to be selected as an overall winner of the Considerate Constructors Scheme’s ‘Most Considerate Company in the UK’ award.

Posted on 28th April, 2017 by sarahbt in Funding Advice

Secure more funding from charitable trusts and foundations - course date 18th May.  Legacy and In Memoriam fundraising - 22nd June.