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  • The State of Rural Services Report 2016
    Published January 24, 2017
    Rural Services Network has published The State of Rural Services 2016 report. It presents the most recent evidence regarding the provision of services to residents and businesses in rural England. It covers nine service areas: local buses and community transport, welfare services, access to cash, fu...
  • Tips for Keeping Well this Winter
    Published November 17, 2016
    With winter looming Devon County Council and Public Health England are asking people to think about making plans to protect themselves and their families. Winter can be seriously bad for our health, but there a number of things you can do to keep you and your family well this winter. Cold weather ca...
  • Volunteering and Benefits
    Published July 25, 2016
    If you are receiving state benefits you are still allowed to volunteer. However, there are some rules that you need to be aware of to make sure that your volunteering doesn’t have an impact on the benefits you receive. This guidance from NCVO aims to help you start volunteering by giving an overvi...
  • Brexit – Implications for the Voluntary Sector
    Published June 28, 2016
    The full political, economic and social consequences of last week’s EU referendum will take some time to fully understand. In the meantime, NCVO have published an initial briefing covering the main political, funding, social, regulatory points and the role of civil society: Brexit: Implications f...