Tag Archives: Rural

Funding Round Up

Government Commits to More Funding for Community-Led Housing Housing Minister Alok Sharma announced at the first national Community-Led Housing Conference that the Government will launch a new fund ‘worth £60 million in the first year alone’ which will provide both … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

£500,000 Business Productivity Portal SBRI Competition Launched The Business Productivity Portal is an Innovate UK Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition seeking to develop solutions that provide businesses with access to information on improving productivity. These solutions will help businesses … Continue reading

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Shropshire Views Sought For National Rural Resident Survey

Shropshire Council is encouraging local residents to make their voices heard at national level, by completing a short online survey into the views of rural people on a number of issues. The survey is being carried out by the Rural … Continue reading

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Up Coming Events

                                              Fit for the Future, Social Enterprise UK’s health and social care conference, is returning to Birmingham on … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

Comic Relief Launches Try for Change: Small Grants Fund Comic Relief has opened the Try for Change: Small Grants Fund to applications from smaller charities, community groups and local community rugby clubs in England. Grants of between £2,500 and £10,000 … Continue reading

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Shropshire Bus Strategy 2017 – 2021

Public transport provides access to essential services, including to those more vulnerable and living in rural areas. We’re facing considerable financial challenges, and need to set a strategy which ensures available budgets are spent in line with clearly defined local bus … Continue reading

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Procurement Opportunities

Don’t forget to check the Shropshire Council Procurement Portal for tendering opportunities. Recent tenders include: Supply of winter maintenance salt for highways and footways Independent living service for Shropshire Integrated home improvement agency adaptations and handyperson service The management of … Continue reading

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The Prince’s Countryside Fund: Grant Giving Programme

The Prince’s Countryside Fund provides more than £1m in grants each year to projects across the UK. We have grants of up to £50,000 available for innovative projects that will provide a lasting legacy to the individuals and communities they … Continue reading

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National Rural Crime Survey And Rural and Cyber Crime Conference in Telford

The largest ever survey into crime and anti-social Behaviour (ASB) in rural areas has been launched in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to find out how the police can better serve rural communities. The survey, launched by the National Rural … Continue reading

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Launch of the Rural Services Network Manifesto for 2015

Almost a fifth of England’s population lives in its rural areas and rural based businesses make a huge contribution to the nation’s economy. We want the Government of 2015 to address the needs of rural communities. All Whitehall Departments and … Continue reading

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