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Community First Communications and Networks - Rural News and Wellbeing 

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We would love to hear from you too, so do send any local news, events, training, jobs, funding opportunities, or tell us about your organisation and your work, etc,

If you have content for inclusion in any of our bulletins, or if you have any trouble signing up to our communications and networks, please email Fran (please state which network/s you would like content to be included in)

The Village Hall Network

Herefordshire and Worcestershire 

This Community First network provides relevant and tailored news, information, advice, guidance, training and events, relevant for village halls and community buildings and their Management Committees in rural communities across Herefordshire and Worcestershire. 

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Community First Newsletter for Herefordshire and Worcestershire 

With a focus on healthy communities and wellbeing and an audience for you to share your news - 1,100 circulation to the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector and public sector stakeholders

It includes

Funding; Jobs; Events; Voluntary, Community News

Rural Issues News.

Strategic, Local Health and Wellbeing News

You will also receive our occasional new local Funding Bulletin (the first place to hear about new grant opportunities we have to offer through our partners)

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The Wellbeing Provider Network 

A network that brings people together who can share ideas that can make things happen!

Focusing on Health and Wellbeing; Mental Health; Community Support; Facilitating Change; Funding Opportunities and more.

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GDPR statement
Community First will use the information you provide on any of the above forms to be in touch with you about Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise News, Funding, Jobs and Events (relevant to Worcestershire and Herefordshire and Rural Communities).

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at We will treat your information with respect. By signing up or joining our neteworks, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms. 3. Data Protection Principles 3.1 Anyone processing personal data must comply with the eight enforceable principles of good practice. These provide that personal data must be: a) Processed fairly and lawfully; b) Processes for limited purposes and in an appropriate way; c) Adequate, relevant and not excessive for the purpose; d) Accurate; e) Not kept longer than necessary for the purpose; f) Processed in line with data subject’s rights; g) Secure; and h) Not transferred to people or organisations situated in countries without adequate protection. 7. External Stakeholders 7.1 In usual circumstances data held will contain information such as contact details and information relevant to the relationship with Community First. 7.2 Data will be held in line with the principles of the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) as outlined above. 7.3 Data held by Community First will be used for internal use only unless the individual has given permission for Community First to use it for another purpose e.g. pass contact data to another reputable organisation working in a similar field to Community First. 7.4 Data will not be used for unsolicited marketing or supplied to third parties for unsolicited marketing. 7.5 The Community First data controller will act upon any request by an individual to revise or remove data held about them.