Welcome to Action with Communities in Rural Kent

Action with Communities
in Rural Kent

We are a charity that has been working with – and led by – people in rural communities for more than 90 years.

What we do:

  • Provide direct advice and support to community organisations
  • Stimulate community action, particularly voluntary action, and encourage good practice
  • Develop and manage demonstration projects
  • Provide professional support and advice to key service providers
  • Raise awareness of rural issues and influence decision makers

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Rural Kent
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Update for Village Halls 9th November 2020

Action with Communities in Rural Kent, Note for Trustees of Village Halls, 9th November 2020 There is a new posting being sent electronically…

Guidance on Reopening Village Halls available

ACRE has produced guidance for trustees managing village halls across the country, designed to help inform the reopening of our vital venues as…

New Emergency Planning Guide for Rural Communities

A new guide to help rural communities plan for emergencies – from flooding to pandemics – has been published by ACRE and Communities…


  • Email: info@ruralkent.org.uk
  • Phone: 01303 813790
  • Address: The Old Granary, Penstock Hall Farm, Canterbury Road,
    East Brabourne, Kent TN25 5LL