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Welcome to Community First Yorkshire

We are the rural community council for North, South and West Yorkshire, providing advocacy for rural communities and parish councils. We also provide practical support to voluntary and community organisations, and social enterprises in North Yorkshire (except in York) through our networks, projects, training and services. Our aim is to help you achieve your goals and better support your communities.

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Our new podcast series - Ordinary extraordinary leaders - is live

In episode one – ‘What I’ve learned from bad leaders’ – Mike Hickman, from the Community Support North Yorkshire team, paints a thought-provoking picture of a ‘leadership Frankenstein’s monster’.

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