Latest news

  • ACRE has received close to £1.4m from the Big Lottery Fund to lead a nationwide partnership of eight organisations that will help and inspire rural communities across the UK to set up social enterprises.
  • We are expanding the Bulk Oil scheme to offer Liquid Petroleum Gas in cylinders and for bulk tanks. Find out more here.
  • This £700,000 Defra fund, managed by ACRE, encourages communities to raise funds, knowing a loan could be available to help them meet their target and win funding from other sources.
  • Daventry District Council (DDC) is consulting with residents in the district to get their views on proposed changes to the Council Tax Support Scheme, which is facing a funding gap of £51,000 .
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Big thank you to everyone who donated garden tools

Many thanks to everyone who has kindly donated spades, hoes, rakes and even mowers to the Community Payback scheme. The group are extremely grateful as these tools enable them to continue with their excellent work of ground maintenance in  communities. If you would like to know more about the Community Payback scheme or would like to nominate a project in your area, please click on the Community Payback logo to go to the Northants Probation Trust website for more information.

You can continue to donate tools to the scheme by contacting us on 01604 765888 or email acre@northantsacre.org.uk  

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