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Virtual Engagement Rooms - Click on your community

Welcome to CRT Connect

Designed by and connecting former coal-mining communities

This Coalfields Regeneration Trust e-service expands our Community Futures programme, creating channels and courses in partnership with coalfield communities in Scotland, to share experiences, develop knowledge and expertise.

Communities' courses:
Building wider networks by making connections.
Inspirational actions taken by community members to benefit others.
Learn from others - ideas that can be adopted then adapted to suit your local needs

Community engagement Create a better place together through sharing expertise to other communities.  Use our virtual engagement room, see communities action plans.
We use the Coalfields Place Standard Toolkit to help former coalmining communities create their own plan of action to help improve the place where they live. Check out which areas we are currently supporting here.

Free distance-learning courses:
Access online free-courses from universities, professional organisations and individuals, in addition to CRT Hub training events.

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If you want to share your ideas and knowledge with others, get in touch!
General enquiries: Tel: 01259 230910. Email:
Find out more about the Coalfields Regeneration Trust and visit our UK website

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is a Charity registered in England and Wales (No. 1074930), a Charity registered in Scotland (No. SCO39277) and a Company Limited by Guarantee registered in England and Wales (No.3738566).  The Registered Address is 1 Waterside Park, Valley Way, Wombwell, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S73 0BB.  Telephone 01226 270800.