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Local charity echoes national calls on next government not to leave rural communities behind

Community Action Norfolk is urging candidates standing in the general election across Norfolk not to forget the needs and circumstances of people living and working in the countryside. 

Winning The Rural Vote: The Imperative for Fair Funding.

Find out more about a campaign that seeks to address and correct the longstanding unequal resource allocation that has historically placed rural areas at a disadvantage.

Charity Commission and Electoral Commission chairs share advice for charities engaging in public debate

The Charity Commission and Electoral Commission chairs have shared their advice on charities engaging in public debate.

A banking blackout for charities? Why a collective voice is important

Nationally it appears that tighter banking restrictions coupled with a sustained period of financial inactivity due to the pandemic has led to a change in banking practice in relation to charity banking services provided to VCSE groups and organisations. 

Energy Price Crisis: How We Can Help

WIth the announcement in the rise of energy prices added to the overall cost of living increase that is already happening - we wanted to share some information that might be able to help you.

'Love Every Drop' - reducing water usage to protect out futures

Anglian Water is asking us all to use less water – and for very good reasons. All of us, as consumers, can play our part.

ThinkingFuel update – temporary change to heating oil deliveries

The panic buying witnessed at petrol stations across the UK, which has caused major delivery problems, is also affecting heating oil, with unprecedented demand and supply issues arising.  For the time being, instead of ThinkingFuel’s usual fortnightly collective ordering days, we are simply taking orders on a daily basis.

Saving water and the environment with a smart water meter

Norwich is the focus of a campaign to encourage consumers to use less water, to help protect the environment as well as save on water bills.

‘We do housing differently’: Eastern Community Homes launch

Eastern Community Homes officially launched last month with an online event over three days.  ‘Eastern Community Homes: We Do Housing Differently’ saw more than 450 delegates booked in to hear a range of expert speakers share their experiences and projects.

Looking for work during and after COVID

The VCSE sector has inevitably suffered its share of cutbacks during the pandemic in terms of loss of income and consequent pressure on staffing levels. But there’s hope – and support – for those having to seek fresh fields in 2021. If you, your colleagues or your service users are having to find new employment there are avenues of help available. 

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