- An on-line survey was circulated around Hampshire’s voluntary and community sector organisations in November/December 2017.
- 478 responses were received
- Almost 50% of responses were from organisations with an income of under £20,000
New policy aimed at supporting small scale housebuilders will have a detrimental impact on the supply of affordable homes for local people in rural areas
On the 28 November, the Minister of State for Housing and Planning (Brendon Lewis) announced plans to boost the country’s small housebuilders by slashing the cost of building a new home to £140k.
The Rural Challenge 2015 outlines a new set of rural priorities for the next Government. Read more
A new support package to help communities save their local pub as a co-operative has been launched by Community Pubs Minister Kris Hopkins MP. Read more
The completion of a pioneering project researching the stories of Hampshire families living in rural affordable homes was celebrated with a cake cutting at Action Hampshire's Conference and Annual General Meeting on 13 November.Read more
HCC Community Challenge Fund grants of up to £5,000 are now available Read more
More than 1,500 buildings, assets and green spaces have been listed under the Community Right to Bid and 1,200 neighbourhood plans well underway. Read more
The Department for Communities and Local Government is offering funding for local groups in England to organise and run a neighbourhood planning workshop in their community. Read more
Keeping warm in the winter is not always easy but the Hitting the Cold Spots Advisors can help. Read more
Ready, steady, sow! Grants are on offer to local community groups who want to transform a neglected and uninspiring patch of land into a communal space that everyone can enjoy. Read more