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Monday, 22 May 2017 11:43

Rail campaign boost for rural tourism

A MAJOR community campaign has been launched to encourage scenic and sustainable tourism by rail.

Friday, 19 May 2017 06:48

Limited support for rural dementia

Rural communities face limited support services for older people experiencing dementia.

RURAL business leaders have launched a campaign calling for more investment in the countryside.

The Rural Services Network has signed a charter demanding a better deal for rail passengers in south-east England.

The Rural Services Network has voiced concern at the impact of cyber-attacks on rural doctors' surgeries.

Monday, 15 May 2017 07:23

Mobile not-spots 'hobble' rural areas

RURAL areas across the UK are being 'hobbled' by poor mobile phone reception, says a survey.

Monday, 15 May 2017 00:00

Cyber-attack concern for rural GPs


The Rural Services Network voices concern at the impact of cyber-attacks on doctors' surgeries that serve rural communities.


Older and disabled rural residents are "finding their voice" after teaming up with artists and singing tutors.

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 06:15

Rural crime is 'policing priority'

Police and local partners have launched a partnership initiative to tackle rural crime in Northumberland.

Tuesday, 09 May 2017 07:40

Rural landlords demand energy review

Rural landlords say the government must clarify its plans to review energy efficiency rules for rented homes.

With many local bank branches disappearing and a growing emphasis on digital services, what can be done to tackle financial exclusion in rural places? Jessica Sellick investigates.

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