To support people and communities to take action for themselves to achieve positive change.
RCAN now offer a professional Consultancy Service, undertaking research and consultation in an inclusive and transparent way, vital to credibility and acceptance. Whether a Parish Council, Local Authority, a public sector agency, private company or community group, you may have a requirement to gather and present views of local communities about particular issues or needs. We […]
The team work in partnership with colleagues at district and borough councils, Notts County Council and other public and voluntary bodies. This enables the development of sustainable services, facilities and amenities for the benefit of rural residents and businesses. This year our Rural Officers have: Helped 65 community groups across Nottinghamshire to receive £320,000 through […]
It is with pleasure that this year also saw the start of the Opportunity and Change, Building Better Opportunities programme. We have successfully been able to use this project as a referral partner for signposting and to have a greater reach for the community where needed. Opportunity and Change is a support programme for people […]
RCAN continue to fund the provision of a Drop In advice and advocacy service for Gypsies and Travellers living across Nottinghamshire. The Drop In has the flexibility to move around the county to key sites and specific areas where a real need has been identified. We have experienced staff with an understanding of the culture […]
We will work at all times in the best interest of rural communities; we will challenge inequality and welcome diversity; we will value the unique contribution of staff, trustees, volunteers, communities and other stakeholders; we will develop and promote community leadership and empowerment.
We will work in a way, which is open and transparent, we will ensure sustainability in everything we do, we will actively recognise and promote success at all levels.
We will seek to work in partnership and recognise the benefit of collaborative relationships, we will work with all key stakeholders to identify rural needs in Nottinghamshire and we will raise the rural voice.
We will provide leadership, guidance and facilitate change, we will develop and promote community leadership and empowerment, we will develop services which address gaps in provision and which build community resilience, and we will encourage enterprise and innovation.
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