Growing Community Spirit

CRC are launching a pilot project to help communities in the rural Vale to share their experiences and learn from each other to enable communities to strengthen and rebuild community spirit.


Our goal is to grow community spirit in different villages in the rural Vale and show case best practice.  We want local community and voluntary groups to share and celebrate their community spirit successes, so that others may be inspired to do the same. 


Groups will have an opportunity to receive funding of up to £1000 to support their community to trial new innovative ideas to grow community spirit in your community.


Please get in touch to discuss your ideas! 

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Communities Coming Together

There has been an excellent response from communities in the rural Vale.  Over 20 different communities have come together to take part in the  sharing of learning and experiences from their community.  Each community is coming up with new ideas for innovative activities to help build community spirit.

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What do we mean by community spirit?

There are many different ways of developing community spirit. This may include:

  • improving communication with all residents in the village with a new website or newsletter;
  • organising a community mapping/engagement activity;
  • bringing the community together for a particular activity such as tree planting;
  • holding a new event to bring the community together; and
  • neighbourly goodwill gestures. 
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Who can get involved?

Priority will be given to groups that represent a cross section of their community eg. Community councils, village hall associations, resident’s associations. 


Consideration will be given to other groups if they can demonstrate that a good representation from the community is involved.