Our New Name

We have now changed our name from Shropshire RCC to Community Resource.

To find out more about our new brand and why we’ve updated it, click here.

Village Halls Advice

Marton Village Hall

Advisory Service overviewmore

There are over 240 community buildings in Shropshire run by volunteers for the benefit of their community. These include village or parish halls, community centres, church halls and other spaces where the community can come together for social or leisure purposes.

We offer advice and training to the Management Committees of village halls and community buildings across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin through our membership scheme.

We support you in areas including:

Hiring your hall

Hiring agreements, insurance, user involvement/customer satisfaction

Health and safety

Risk assessments, fire safety, electrical inspections, food hygiene, recording/reporting accidents

Managing your organisation

Property ownership, book-keeping and accounts, trustee roles and responsibilities, good committee working, raising funds, dealing with conflicts of interest, maintaining quality (including the Hallmark Quality Standard)

Complying with the law

Information about Charity Law, compliance with your governing document, Charity Commission returns, Licensing Act, Gambling Act, Equalities Act, Performing Rights/Phonographic Performance licenses, legal issues associated with employing staff or using self-employed contractors

Planning for the future

Business planning, recruiting new trustees, making your building more energy efficient, large scale capital projects (eg refurbishment, extension and new build), market research

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