Other support offered
Skill and Expertise
Dick works for West of England, one of 38 county based charities affilated to ACRE (Action with Rural Communties in England) whose purpose is to support rural communities. He has extensive experience in developing rural and community enterprises such as Village Halls, Community Transport and Community run shops, covering issues such as community engagement, legal structures and fundraising.
Dick has particular interest in social investment, including community shares and social investment tax relief, and in Community Rights under the Localism Act.