Tag Archives: Rural

Prince’s Countryside Fund – Rural Four

Rural Four – Catalyst, Collaborate, Create and Champion The Prince’s Countryside Fund makes up to 10 grants available each year to not-for-profit organisations for rural community projects in England, Scotland and Wales to deliver and reinvigorate community assets and services … Continue reading

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National Countryside Week – Starts Today

National Countryside Week, The Prince’s Countryside Fund’s annual celebration of rural life, starts today -Monday the 30th of July. To mark the occasion The Prince’s Countryside Fund and Professor Sarah Skerratt of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have published some new research named ‘Recharging Rural’. Recharging Rural … Continue reading

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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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