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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.

Find out more about our work

Our latest campaigns

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Village halls week 2022

We’re encouraging individuals, community organisations and voluntary groups to get involved with village halls week this year. Learn what village halls are doing to innovate for the future throughout this week-long campaign.

Leadership mentoring - open for applications

Are you a new or emerging leader in North Yorkshire’s VCSE sector? Are you looking for professional development or your next career step? Join our free leadership mentoring programme to be mentored by an experienced leader.

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