Hello and welcome to Cambridgeshire ACRE

Cambridgeshire ACRE is the rural community council for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

We provide encouragement, practical help and support to communities throughout Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to enable them to plan and develop as vibrant places to live and work. We identify what local people need and the issues that are important to them. We then champion these things with those who set policy and make decisions in the county, helping to ensure that rural Cambridgeshire has a voice.

We can help your community in a whole range of ways, so why not look around our site to find out more.

Latest News and Events

Bedroom Tax hits rural communities the hardest
Fears that the bedroom tax is hitting some of the most vulnerable people in rural communities are borne out by a new report.

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Free Social Media Workshop for SMEs - TOMORROW
Destination Digital is running a free workshop on how small businesses can use social media to increase sales and build customer relations.

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Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership launches Community Grants scheme
Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership launches a small grants scheme for community heritage projects.

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Successful Affordable Housing Mythbuster Tour held
Parish councillors toured affordable housing schemes on 1 July in a bid to remove myths and barriers to getting more affordable housing projects off the ground.

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Water Care Partnership hosting Riverside Walk and Talk Events
The Water Care Partnership will be hosting Riverside Walk & Talk events at Welney, Denver and March during September.

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ACRE to lead on Big Lottery funded social enterprise campaign
ACRE receives Big Lottery funding to lead a nationwide partnership that will help and inspire rural communities across the UK to set up social enterprises.

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Rural Housing: Countryside in crisis
The National Housing Federation has published a report entitled Rural Housing: Countryside in Crisis which looks at the housing crisis in rural areas and the impact on local communities.

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