Guidance for Weddings/Civil Partnerships, Funerals, Wakes and Commemorations…

Events in Village Halls and Community Buildings Louise has checked with ACRE for us has confirmed that ACRE is not intending to issue any further information about weddings/funerals for village halls, as the links below have all the information halls will need to make arrangements for any bookings they have between 21st June and 19th …

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COVID Restrictions Extended to 19th July 2021

As you will all already know, yesterday’s Government announcement confirmed the extension of the relaxation date of all restrictions from 21st June to 19th July, as a result of the Delta variant of COVID.  Hopefully, the extra month will mean that a huge drive on the vaccination programme can take place, which will make things …

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Update on the Rural Crime Initiative

Over the past 15 months, communication with the police has been severely limited due to the demands on the police by the COVID situation. Sergeant Claire Kimberly, who initially proposed the project, is currently on secondment and her duties are currently being covered by someone who is not involved in the project. A meeting in …

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ACRE’s most recent Re-opening Information Sheets

WNCBC hopes you are all well and preparations for re-opening your halls are creeping on apace.  As you are aware already(!),  the government is constantly refining and changing the instructions to fit the current COVID circumstances as we go along so please find, below, the links to the most recent information sheets which contain ACRE’s …

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Further changes to regulations for Halls and Community Buildings

There has been a potentially important change, surrounding the ability of our members’ halls and community buildings to host weddings, which has been made to the Government’s strategy for re-opening halls and Community Buildings. The day before yesterday, after ACRE’s guidance had been circulated, the BEIS (the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy) issued …

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Northumberland Village Halls Portal Launched Today…

The brand new Northumberland Village Halls portal launches today and brings together halls from across the county to promote their services to the public and encourage bookings as halls begin preparations to open their doors again. The aim is to give the public a website to find information about all the village halls in Northumberland, …

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Re-Opening Halls and Community Buildings

ACRE has prepared updated information to help volunteer management committees negotiate the latest easing of COVID-19 lockdown measures. Throughout the pandemic, ACRE has worked with its members to help hall committees make sense of CV-19 rules and to keep their communities as safe as possible.  Now, with the Government heralding a new ‘Roadmap to Recovery’, …

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Northumberland Village Halls Portal Launch

CAN’s new Northumberland Village Halls Portal will be launching to the public at the end of March 2021 A new Northumberland Village Halls Portal will be launched to the public next week.  The portal aims to help promote all Northumberland’s halls to potential users and to enhance access to halls for organisations delivering services across Northumberland. …

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