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Thursday, 21 September 2017 21:27

Rural group speaks out on housing

A focus on meeting market demand is failing to provide homes people need, say rural campaigners.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 20:43

£23m for neighbourhood plans

Almost £23m in funding aims to give local communities more say in the development of their area.

Monday, 18 September 2017 16:26

Fairer funding 'vital' for rural schools

Fairer funding is vital for England's rural schools, the Rural Services Network has warned.

 

The Rural Services Network responds to confirmation that the government is to introduce fairer funding for schools.

 

Friday, 15 September 2017 09:17

Changes to school funding confirmed

Rural schools will gain up to 5% in funding under a plans for a fairer national funding formula, says the government.

Thursday, 14 September 2017 00:20

Will travel hubs help rural transport?

A new network of travel hubs could give rural residents better access to public transport services.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 07:24

Vehicles seized in crime crackdown

Police from six regions across northern England have joined forces for a rural crime crackdown.

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 07:19

£7.25m to extend rural broadband

Cheshire East Council will receive a share of £7.25m of funding to extend the roll-out of faster broadband in the borough.

Saturday, 09 September 2017 19:40

£645m to help speed up rural broadband

The government says up to £645m will help bring superfast broadband to the UK's most remote areas.

 

Rural residents are more concerned about declining healthcare services than any other issue, according to the preliminary results of a wide-ranging survey.

 

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 06:53

Health services are top rural concern

Rural residents are more concerned about declining healthcare services than any other issue, reveal the preliminary results of a wide-ranging survey.

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