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The Village Halls Information and Advice Service provided by ACRE will help you to succeed in managing your hall so it thrives and benefits everyone locally.

England’s 10,000 village halls are at the heart of rural community life – providing a hub for social activities, classes and services such as post offices, doctors’ surgeries and shops.

ACRE's network of local, county-based advisers are on hand to help you:

  • access funding
  • put in place effective policies and procedures
  • use approved model governance documents
  • understand legislation affecting community buildings
  • access legal advice
  • engage your community
  • connect with others managing halls

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