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Thursday, 22 June 2017 22:21

Help shape future for rural services

RURAL stakeholders are being invited to help shape a new agenda for the countryside.

Thursday, 22 June 2017 21:35

No Finance Bill in Queen's Speech

Huge concern has been voiced by council leaders after the Local Government Finance Bill was omitted from the Queen's Speech.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 22:25

Remote households get faster broadband

Almost 3,000 remote households and businesses will get access to high-speed broadband thanks to a £4m boost for Oxfordshire.

CAMPAIGNERS are calling on the government to "unlock" land to provide more affordable rural homes.

How we can involve rural communities in the meaningful design, planning and delivery of rural services? Jessica Sellick investigates.

Friday, 16 June 2017 14:25

University unveils rural crime survey

Researchers at Aberystwyth University are calling for contributions to a new study on rural crime.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 14:41

Rural doctors' surgery faces funding cut

A rural doctors' surgery that cares for 4000 patients in Wales says it under threat because it faces losing £52,000 of funding.


The need to focus attention on rural economies and new routes to economic growth are the key themes of the Rural Conference 2017.


Tuesday, 13 June 2017 10:30

Operation Checkpoint tackles rural crime

Six police forces teamed up for an operation to clamp down on crime in the countryside.

THE need to focus attention on rural economies and new routes to economic growth are the key themes of the Rural Conference 2017.

Thursday, 08 June 2017 19:53

Brexit job fears for rural business

BREXIT has already caused problems for almost half of rural businesses trying to recruit staff, suggests a survey.

Wednesday, 07 June 2017 03:59

Vote for rural grants of up to £5,000

Rural energy provider Calor is asking people to help decide which community groups receive funding for projects to improve local life.

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