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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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We want to hear what you think

Our 2022 Client and Partner Survey is now open. We’re asking anyone – individuals, volunteers, community groups, voluntary sector organisations, public sector organisations – who knows of our work to share their views and help us shape support for the sector.

Event: Good Life, Ryedale, 25 June

The ‘Good Life’ can mean many things to different people. It could mean improving your wellbeing, contributing to your rural community and ensuring you’re living an environmentally-friendly life. These things are all being celebrated at a very special event being held in Hovingham Village Hall on 25 June.

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