More advice available

ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) produces 40 information sheets on a wide range of topics about village and community halls. These well-written and very useful sheets can now be made available to all members, thanks to CAN. See the list of sheets available for more details.

As some members have recently queried the risks to Trustees from hiring out equipment, a new guidance document and checklist has been compiled.

We have also developed suggested guidelines for the Trustees of community buildings, to ensure that adequate arrangements are in place for the protection of children and vulnerable adults. In addition, to ensure that nothing gets overlooked in managing community buildings, a version of a document prepared by ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) has been made available here.