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Topps Tiles Is Transforming The Spaces At The Heart Of Your Community

At the heart of every community is a place where people get together – village halls, community centres, public libraries, and exhibition spaces. According to ACRE, since 1988 village hall use has trebled and each hall hosts an average of nine life events, such as weddings, birthdays,...

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Bring Back The Old Charity Commission Website!

Legal firm Withers launched on 25 July 2015 a 38 Degrees campaign, calling on the Charity Commission and the Government Digital Service (responsible for to reinstate the old Charity Commission website. PLEASE SIGN IT, at! In a previous article on governance...

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New training workshops for hall committees

Following the success of our workshops earlier this year we are pleased to announce the next series of Business Planning and Trustee Induction sessions. Feedback from previous sessions: Thanks for advice, guidance, ideas and documents – well presented. Illogan Preschool We need...

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Entertainment In Village Halls

A raft of cuts in red tape will make it easier for village halls to be the social heart of their communities, says CRCC. The charity says major changes to Government regulations on entertainment licensing, which come fully into force from April 6, have reduced the burden on community...

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BBC Gareth Malone Series

admin March 27, 2015 Marketing News Opportunities No Comments

Twenty Twenty Television are producing a brand new series for the BBC with Gareth Malone, the choirmaster at the heart of award-winning series like Sing While You Work and The Choir: Military Wives. In Gareth’s new BBC 2 show, he is on a mission to find the best of Britain’s...

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A new and improved Hallmaster for 2015

  “We’ve listened to our Customers and giving them a new and improved Hallmaster for 2015”   If you are considering using, or perhaps already using the Hallmaster Booking and Invoicing System, then please take a moment to read on.. Since the first release of...

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Vital Venues funded training for hall committees

Vital Venues is pleased to announce ‘Trustee Induction’ and ‘Business Planning’ workshops funded by Awards for All to support volunteers who manage village halls, community centres and other community buildings.     The Trustee Induction Workshop...

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Funding success for new Community Café in Treverbyn

Life just gets busier and busier in Treverbyn and Stenalees. Treverbyn Together who with the help of lots of volunteers from their local community are currently busily painting and decorating their recently extended hall ahead of its reopening have also been successful in securing...

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Can you help promote new programme to assist unemployed people in Cornwall

Be Your Own Boss the newest programme by the Cornwall School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) is aimed at helping people who are not currently in employment, over 19 years old and who have a seed of an idea for creating a business that also has social or environmental purpose. Courses...

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Free professional advice at Power of Partnership event

Could your organisation use support from solicitors, architects, branding & marketing specialists building surveyors, accountants and other professional firms?   Do you want to know how you can achieve more for your organisation by working in partnership?   Then come to...

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Community Buildings Checker

Are you a community group or organisation considering a new build community housing or buildings project and want to see whether it has the potential to be viable? Local groups taking on community building projects are now able to test their ideas using the new Community Buildings...

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Marketing Tip of the Month

Claire Hurley July 24, 2014 Advice and guidance Marketing No Comments

When working out your marketing communications, be sure to focus on the real benefits to your customers more than the features of the service you provide.  This month Hallmaster gives some great tips on how to maximize your marketing. For example, when people think about successful...

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Free professional advice available through Community Assist

Community Assist is open for applications and we want to hear from you if your organisation could benefit from free professional advice and accredited training. A range of professional advice and support is on offer and new businesses are being recruited each week.  The type of...

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Hall Booking Systems

Booking and Invoicing system through Hallmaster Hallmaster is delighted to announce its association with ACRE (National Communties of Rural England). ACRE has recently signed an agreement to promote the system for the year 1st April 2014 to 31 March 2015 and Hallmaster will attend the...

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Have you heard about Crowdfunding?

admin February 14, 2014 Funding Marketing Opportunities No Comments

CRCC Capacity Building Team and invite you to a FREE 3 hour event to explore Crowdfunding as an avenue of income for your community group in Cornwall  – Don’t miss out, first come first serve on the 24th February from 9am. have teamed up with...

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Make your venue the centre of attention

Source FM is the community radio station for Falmouth, Penryn and all the surrounding villages. They want to hear from local people such as volunteers who run community buildings or other community groups, within this catchment area, who are helping individuals affected by rural...

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Pimp My Cause: pro bono marketing services

Pimp My Cause offers a platform to connect charities and social ventures with professional marketers who are willing to donate their talent to help charities to fulfill their mission. The site is free to join and provides charities with access to hundreds of professionals covering all...

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