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Whether you are a village hall committee, run a social enterprise or manage a local charity our experienced fundraising team can help your organisation start up, sustain and to grow. We have knowledge and expertise to identify where funding is...

If you are seeking to set up a voluntary organisation, group, community interest company (CIC), charity or social enterprise, we can help. For a wealth of onliine information and guidance, please see here http://www.comfirst.org.uk/running_gr...

Community Bulk Buying Scheme. Community First has set up a Community Bulk Buying scheme aimed at saving money on heating your home/office/school or village hall. An oil buying scheme offers people and businesses the chance to come together...

We aim to cover every aspect of running and developing community facilities including village halls. If we don’t know the answer we will offer signposting to the people who do. We can help provide: Up to date advice and information a...

Although many rural communities have benefitted from broadband, overall they have fallen well short of the advantages in most urban areas. High speed broadband improves access to services, quality of life, and business viability – one th...

Neighbourhood Planning Supporting community engagement in rural and urban communities   Neighbourhood (NP) provides a way for local people (parishes or neighbourhoods) to put together a plan for improving their local community. De...