Action with Communities in Rural Kent (previously known as Kent Rural Community Council) is an independent voluntary organisation (Registered Charity No. 212796).
Membership is open to any organisation, community group or individual who supports our purpose. Benefits of membership include our monthly newsletter, "Rural News" and our periodical, "Oast to Coast" for news and information on rural issues, as well as invitations to participate in seminars, events and conferences at reduced rates, also one to one advice.
For more information on member benefits click here.
Action with Communities in Rural Kent
The Old Granary, Penstock Hall Farm, East Brabourne, Kent TN25 5LL
Tel: 01303 813790
The membership form can now be downloaded from the membership page. (posted 12/02/14)
Rural News No 134 can now be downloaded from our Members Page. (Posted 24/02/14)
A new round of European Social Fund Grants is now open to support smaller charities and social enterprises that help people get back to work.
The first deadline for applications is 1.00 pm on 7th April 2014.
Action with Communities in Rural Kent are running free grant application workshops for those interested in applying for ESF Community Grants and other European and national funding streams.
More details on our News, Grants & Funding and Events pages website. (Posted 13/02/2014)
A template for a Business Plan can now be downloaded from our Rural Shops page. (Posted 08/01/14)
The Old Dairy Brewery of Rolvenden has produced a new bitter beer "Oast To Coast" to help mark our 90th Anniversary. Available in bottles in pubs and shops in Kent it can also be bought direct from the brewery in bottles or polypins. For each bottle sold The Old Dairy will make a donation to Action with Communities in Rural Kent. Why not help us by trying this lovely local brew. Find out more here. (posted 13/08/13)
New Renewable Energy Guide
Download a new practical guide to developing community renewable enrgy projects. Community owned renewable energy projects represent a powerful opportunity to give communities their own energy supply. They can also help reduce CO2 emmissions, generate income and act as a catalyst for other community based projects. (Posted 09/07/13)