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The Rural Community Council For Kent and Medway

Welcome to Action with Communities in Rural Kent

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What we do



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 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 and also access to Rural Kent staff that will be available to meet you to discuss any issues affecting your community.


Areas of Support:


VH     Funding  HousingC Plan

       Village Hall Advice      Funding and Grants                  Housing                 Community Planning



Dig   Energy  S Enter  Transport

       Digital Inclusion            Energy and Fuel                     Social Enterprise                 Transport



Action with Communities in Rural Kent

The Old Granary, Penstock Hall Farm, East Brabourne, Kent TN25 5LL

Tel: 01303 813790      Fax: 01303 814203     Emai: info@ruralkent.org.uk


    office2            office


    VAT - 136 202 156           

Latest news

Rural Affordable Housing as Community Land Trusts - full details available from "News" page (posted 29/05/15)


Oast to Coast Summer 2015

Out NOW!!!



To find out if there is a scheme operating in your area you can  search our database of schemes in Kent and Medway. (posted 19/09/14)



The next round of Leader funding is due to commence in 2015. Action with Communities in Rural Kent is currently leading a consortium drawing up a bid that would obtain a share of Leader funding for East Kent, but we need your ideas! Find out more about Leader and how you can contribute suggestions on our East Kent Leader page. (posted 16/0/6/14)



(as at 25/08/15)

Keith - Chief Executive

Rebecca - Office Manager

Tessa - Rural Housing Enaber

Jenny - Community Halls Adviser

Carl - Rural Officer

Liza - Work Programme Manager

Steph - Work Programme Adviser

David - Work Programme Adviser

Ann - Work Programme Adviser

Maria - Work Programme Adviser

Kathy - Rural Community Dev' Officer

Sharon - Rural Retail Adviser

Maureen - EU Project Manager