Community buildings and village halls are very often at the heart of rural communities, providing essential services and activities to the local area. As the Rural Community Council for Buckinghamshire and member of Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE), we offer a Community Buildings Service providing light touch advice and information to community building management committees. See below for more details.
Important COVID-19 information
UPDATE: Advice for keeping village halls safe during 2021 Winter
Over the summer months, village halls have reopened for the enjoyment of their local community. However, with the winter months approaching and fears that there may be a more pronounced third wave of the virus, ACRE is urging halls’ management committees to take note of the latest government guidance for keeping their users safe.
The ACRE briefing sets out some practical measures halls can take to address risks when hiring out buildings based on an interpretation of the government’s preferred approach to managing the pandemic over the coming months.