Formed in 1924, we are a registered charity (no.1077645) and a company limited by guarantee (no.3665974) working to support and represent rural communities across the counties of Leicestershire and Rutland and raise awareness issues affecting rural areas.
We offer a range of high quality services to help develop neighbourhood plans, manage community facilities, improve peoples wellbeing and to help grow the rural economy
Through our work we aim to:
Improve the wellbeing of people living in rural communities
Help to strengthen and grow the rural economy
Support communities to run facilities and services in rural areas
Help communities to plan and influence development in rural areas
Represent and celebrate the achievements of rural people and groups
You can find out more by reading our strategy 'Towards 2020' or our latest Annual Impact Report.
Our services are managed and delivered by a team based in Leicestershire. We also employ a small number of volunteers to support our delivery activity.
Our team is led by a two Executive Directors.
The rest of our team consists of:
Responsible for managing our projects and services
Working with communities to deliver our projects and services
Providing independent specialist knowledge and expertise.