Latest News & Information

This is the place to come for the latest news and information for village halls and community buildings. Whether it's the latest training dates, funding, consultations, legislation, surveys or other then have a look through the back issues to find out what you need to know.

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16th September 2020

24th August 2020

12th August 2020

31st July 2020

24th July 2020

4th July 2020

  • Latest ACRE Information Sheet on re-opening of halls
  • Key changes in bullet point format
  • Legionella advice
  • Protective measures for out of school settings
  • Covid-19 support grants - have you applied for funding? Complete quick survey.

30th June 2020

  • Latest Government advice updated 30th June
  • Don't miss out on funding for your hall

26th June 2020

  • Updated guidance on re-opening of halls

16th June 2020

  • Guidance for re-opening of halls

26th May 2020

  • Re-opening of halls with pre-school provision
  • Government guidance on the cleaning in non-healthcare settings
  • Coronavirus: Government Support for Businesses
  • COVID-19 Business Support Grants: Discretionary Grant Fund
  • Financial Support for VCSE organisations

23rd April 2020

  • Guidance on eligibility for financial support - COVID19
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for the charity sector
  • Childcare settings during the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • Victory in Europe (VE) Day - 8th May
  • Legionnaires’ disease
  • Cancelled Charity Fundraising Events: Converting ticket refunds into Gift Aid donations
  • Derbyshire Fire & Rescue launches a telephone befriending service
  • It's not business as usual - please tell us about your experiences

8th April 2020

  • National Survey - please complete

31st March 2020

  • Coronavirus update
  • Staying safe from scammers
  • Financial support for business
  • DCC Community Response Unit
  • National Survey - Deadline Extended to 20th April

17th March 2020

  • Coronavirus / Covid-19 - latest advice
  • National Survey - please complete this vital survey for village halls

9th March 2020

  • ACRE's 10-year Village Hall Survey - please take part
  • Coronavirus
  • Flooding

February 2020

  • BBC One Inside Out filmed at Derbyshire village halls
  • Village Halls Survey Launched
  • Derbyshire Police & Crime Commissioner 'Listening to You' survey
  • Derbyshire County Council VCS Review

January 2020

  • Village Halls Week a success
  • Village hall Improvement Grant Fund

December 2019

  • Another successful conference
  • Has your hall been affected by flooding
  • Village Halls Week
  • Allied Westminster Photography Competition

November 2019

  • Village Halls Week 2020
  • National Village Halls Survey
  • Village Halls Improvements Grant Fund
  • Wonderful Villages Photo Competition

July 2019

  • Funding
  • Conference
  • Village Survival Guide

9th April 2019

  • Village Hall Improvement Grant Fund
  • Spring Training Programme

15th February 2019

  • Training dates in March and April
  • Derbyshire Police & Crime Commissioner's Crime Survey
  • FREE computer monitors 

4th February 2019

  • Village Halls Conference 2019 - SAVE THE DATE
  • Digital Venues Survey
  • Village Halls Week a success
  • Latest training dates launched
  • Funding News
  • National Village Halls Network
  • Youlgrave awarded

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