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The resulting Community Led Plan forms a blueprint for use by Town/Parish Councils and other local bodies, as well as providing evidence for funding bids to enable the actions identified to be completed.
Mrs Surfleet a registered customer of the car scheme thanked HWRA for an excellent service and also to personally thank the driver, Terry for his help and assitance in providing transport to her medical appointment.
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Projects

Please see below our current projects.

Village Hall Advisory Service

There are 10,000 village halls in England which represents the largest network of community-owned facilities in rural Britain. At the heart of rural community life, they provide a hub for social activities, classes and services such as post offices, doctors’ surgeries and shops.
Wheels to Work Scheme North East Lincolnshire (Scooter Hire Scheme)

Wheels to Work Scheme North East Lincolnshire (Scooter Hire Scheme)

The Wheels to Work North East Lincolnshire scheme is now taking applications from keyworkers who are experiencing transport difficulties. For scheme details and eligibility see the information below. For further information about the Wheels to Work scheme contact Carole Johnson by email: carole.johnson@hwrcc.org.uk or telephone: 01652 637700

Driffield Men in Sheds website goes live!

Men in Sheds Driffield New Website: Sharing Skills, Making Things, Building Friendships.
Voluntary Car Service

Voluntary Car Service

As from 21 September the Voluntary Car Service which operates in North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire will reopen following suspension in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Funded by North Lincolnshire Council we are delighted to be back albeit operating a very limited service. We will be reviewing the service on a very regular basis as we follow guidance set by the Government and the Community Transport Association. Key points: • We can only offer transport for essential medical appointments. Other requests will be signposted to other Organisations and solutions sought • We can transport only one person per booking • Passengers must wear face masks/coverings. Our Drivers will wear a mask also • Cars will be cleaned before and after each passenger • No cash payments – invoices will be sent direct from the office. Our registered passengers have all received the up to date guidance by post during the past few weeks. New updates and future changes to the service will be posted here. For further information please contact us on 01652 637700
YORSwitch Bulk Oil Buying Scheme

YORSwitch Bulk Oil Buying Scheme

27th May 2020

Humber & Wolds Rural Action set up the YORSwitch Bulk Oil Buying scheme in 2013, with the aim of saving money on heating your home, workplace, Church or Village Hall. Our oil buying scheme offers residents and businesses the opportunity to receive lower prices for their fuel so that communities and their residents can make the most of bulk buying power can make significant savings. Information on the Coronavirus working arrangements can be found below.

North Lincs. Bulk Oil Buying Scheme

Humber & Wolds Rural Action set up the NLC Switch Bulk Oil Buying scheme in 2016, with the aim of saving money on heating your home, workplace, Church or Village Hall. Our oil buying scheme offers residents and businesses the opportunity to receive lower prices for their fuel and therefore communities and their residents can make the most of bulk buying power can make significant savings. Information on the current Coronavirus working arrangements can be found below.

Men in Sheds Project

PLEASE NOTE THAT CURRENTLY THE FOLLOWING SHEDS ARE SUSPENDED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS: Western Wolds, Hornsea and Beverley. The followings sheds are still under development, so we are trying to continue this process during the current situation: Driffield and Haltemprice.
Men in Sheds Woodmansey, Beverley.

Men in Sheds Woodmansey, Beverley.

A shed within a greenhouse!
Community Led Housing in East Yorkshire - support to start the process & Workshops to support the development of affordable homes

Community Led Housing in East Yorkshire - support to start the process & Workshops to support the development of affordable homes

5th November 2020

Community-Led Housing projects are run by individual community groups or Parish Councils determined to build the types of affordable homes that local people need and want. These projects are aimed at solving local housing problems through local control. The next workshop, How to form a group for your Community-Led Housing project, will take place on Thursday 6th May at 7pm. It will look at The Group Stage of the process. Anyone can attend.

Current Groups in East Yorkshire developing Community-Led Housing

8th April 2021

A brief synopsis of each of the current Groups in East Yorkshire developing Community-Led Housing and where they are in the process.

Neighbourhood Development Plans support

2nd July 2020

HWRA can now provide support to communities who wish to proceed with a Neighbourhood Plan. Support is available for Community Engagement exercises and capacity building for the NDP group.

Community Led Plans support

A Community Led Plan, formerly known as a Parish Plan, is a step by step process for communities to develop a plan for the future, which takes into account the needs of all who live and work in the community. The Action Plan developed as part of the process, sets out a vision and how this will be achieved. Community Led Plans are suitable for any size of community, be that rural or urban and take on average 12 – 18th months to complete.

Community Review

What is a Community Review? It is a short community consultation exercise that will identify the prioritises, the needs and aspirations and the actions that local residents would like to implement in their community. Lengthy consultation processes are unsuitable for smaller communities, so Humber & Wolds Rural Action will provide a support package to enable these settlements to conduct this process and give the community a voice in decision making.

SHAPE Group (South Holderness Association of Parish Enterprise)

2nd July 2020

The SHAPE Group consists of 13 Parish Councils in South East Holderness who meet quarterly to discuss issues of common internet and to work out ways to solve these issues. The Group is supported by a Peter Hirschfeld (HWRA), who acts as Secretary and Treasurer to the organisation and organises the meetings. To learn more see below.

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Job Vacancies at Carers Support Centre

Carers Support Centre currently have vacancies for a Carers Hospital Key Worker & Staff Liaison and a Service Delivery Manager.

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Government failing to address rural needs.

Following the publication of the 2020 Rural Proofing Report, rural needs are not being adequately addressed.

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hall master Online booking & invoice management for your villiage hall or venue

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