Our Partners

The Rural Services Network works with a number of partners. Many of our partners offer their own individual email newsletters covering topics of rural interest. To subscribe, please visit their websites by clicking on the links below.


ACRE-logoAction With Communities in Rural England
ACRE supports vibrant and sustainable rural communities. It is the umbrella body for England's 38 rural community councils


ARC-60-PNGArthur Rank Centre
The Arthur Rank Centre supports rural churches and communities through community and social projects, resourcing and training. It offers free online resources for rural communities and churches


CCA-logoCoastal Communities Alliance
The Coastal Communities Alliance promotes best practice in coastal regeneration. We work with this important socio economic group to give rural coastal issues a higher profile


logo-cihChartered Institute of Housing
We have a special relationship with the Chartered Institute of Housing, seeking to give issues relating to rural housing a stronger profile


DEFRA-logoDEFRA (Rural Communities Policy Unit)
We have a bilateral agreement with Defra over information exchange, joint working and meetings relating to work programmes. For us, this is a vital working relationship


FACE-logoFarming & Countryside Education (FACE)
FACE works to inspire children to learn more about food, farming and the countryside - creating teaching resources for the indoor and outdoor classroom.


NationalTrust-logoNational Trust
We work with the National Trust, with whom we have a document of agreement. A director from the trust is a member of our executive.


NHW-logoNeighbourhood Health Watch
We have a strong working relationship with the Neighbourhood Health Watch, which is all about helping communities support each others' health needs.


RuralCoalition-logoRural Coalition
The Rural Coalition is a body which meets monthly to provide consensus between organisations having a rural interface. We present the rural service viewpoint at these important meetings


RuSource Briefings is a free rural information service for anyone working in the countryside or with rural people, and those supporting rural life



Local Authority pages
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