Community Projects


We can guide you through the maze of funding that could enable you to access intensive organisational development support with no cost to you. So, if you want advice on starting a new venture, or any aspect of developing your organisation, fro...

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...

Village Halls The aim is to cover every aspect of running and developing community facilities. 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 abo...

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...