Our Members

RSN Title


rsn members - numbers

37  National Rural Crime Network members

104  Rural Services All Party Parliamentary Group members

12  Fire and Rescue Service Group members

10  Rural Unitary Group members

9,623  Community Group members

88  Rural Services Partnership members

156  Rural Assembly Local authority members

130  Sparse Rural Local Authority members

18  Rural England Research Steering Group members

25  UK Policy and Practitioners Group members

15  Rural Housing Network members

11  Infrastructure Group members

98  Rural Health Network members


The Rural Services Network brings together this range of organisations to provide a voice for rural communities across England. We provide a range of services to our different groupings depending on their membership. This can include Rural Representation, Discussion Forums, Financial Analysis, Performance Analysis, Statistics, Neighbourhood Planning evidence base, Weekly Rural News Service, Calls for Evidence, Sounding Boards, Topic Groups, E-Newsletters, Subsidised Seminars, Economic Barometer, Observatory and Information Sheets, the Opportunities Bulletin and the Rural Conference.


Local Authority Members (156)

 RSN Members

Sparse Rural & Rural Assembly members (130)

Allerdale, Ashford, Aylesbury Vale, Babergh, Bassetlaw, Boston, Braintree, Breckland, Broadland, Cherwell, Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, Chichester, Cornwall, Cotswold, Craven, Cumbria, Daventry, Derbyshire Dales, Devon, Dover, Durham, East Cambridgeshire, East Devon, East Hampshire, East Hertfordshire, East Lindsey, East Northamptonshire, East Riding of Yorkshire, East Sussex, Eden, Essex, Fenland, Forest Heath, Forest of Dean, Hambleton, Hampshire, Harborough, Harrogate, Herefordshire, Hinckley and Bosworth, Horsham, Huntingdonshire, Isle of Wight, Isles of Scilly, King's Lynn & West Norfolk, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lewes, Lichfield, Lincolnshire, Maldon, Malvern Hills, Melton, Mendip, Mid Devon, Mid Suffolk, Mid Sussex, New Forest, Newark and Sherwood, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, North Devon, North Dorset, North Kesteven, North Lincolnshire, North Norfolk, North Somerset, North Warwickshire, North West Leicestershire, North Yorkshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Purbeck, Ribble Valley, Richmondshire, Rother, Rugby, Rutland, Ryedale, Scarborough, Sedgemoor, Selby, Sevenoaks, Shepway, Shropshire, Somerset, South Cambridgeshire, South Derbyshire, South Hams, South Holland, South Kesteven, South Lakeland, South Norfolk, South Northamptonshire, South Oxfordshire, South Somerset, South Staffordshire, St Edmundsbury, Stafford, Staffordshire, Stratford-on-Avon, Stroud, Suffolk, Suffolk Coastal, Tandridge, Taunton Deane, Teignbridge, Tewkesbury, Torridge, Tunbridge Wells, Uttlesford, Vale of Whitehorse, Waveney, West Berkshire Council, Wealden, West Devon, West Dorset, West Lindsey, West Oxfordshire, West Somerset, West Sussex, Winchester, Worcestershire, Wychavon, Wyre Forest


Rural Assembly members only (26)

Barnsley, Bath and North East Somerset, Blaby, Bradford, Bromsgrove, Calderdale, Canterbury, Chorley, City of York, Dartford, Gateshead, Gedling, Guildford, Lancaster, Redcar and Cleveland, Rotherham, Solihull, Sunderland, Surrey, Swindon, Telford & Wrekin, Tendring, Wakefield, Warwick, Wellingborough, Wycombe


Rural Services Partnership Members (88)

ACoRP, ACRE, Age UK, APSE (Association Public Service Excellence), Arts Council England, British Association for Shooting and Conservation, Bus Users UK, Business in the Community, Calor Ltd, Campaign for Better Transport, Chichester in Partnership, Church in Wales, Community Transport, Consumer Council for Water, Countryside Alliance, Dartmoor National Park Authority, English Rural Housing Association, Exmoor National Park Authority, EYMS Group Limited, Federation of Small Businesses, First Group (Buses), Hastoe Housing Association, Institute of Rural Health, Landex (and each of its 36 member colleges), National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux, National Association of Local Councils, National Farmers Union, National Federation of Sub Postmasters, National Federation of Women’s Institutes, National Federation of Young Farmers, National Housing Federation, Norfolk Green Bus Company, Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Oxfordshire Ass. Of Local Councils, Plunkett Foundation, Royal Cornwall NHS Hospitals Trust, Royal Mail, Rural Cultural Forum, Rural Shops Alliance, Senior Council For Devon, Shropshire & Wrekin Fire & Rescue, Shropshire Housing Group, Shropshire Rural Housing Association, South Central Ambulance NHS Trust, South Devon Rural Housing, South Holland Rural Action Zone, The Silvanus Trust, Trans Pennine Express, UK Youth, Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service, West Mercia Probation Trust