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Wednesday, 19 June 2013 10:05

Planning change could be 'rural boost'

RURAL businesses looking for ways to create long-term income streams could benefit from changes to planning rules, says specialist lender AMC.

Sunday, 16 June 2013 17:25

Rural focus for crime watch week

POLICE in Cleveland are focusing on rural crime throughout National Neighbourhood Watch Week.

MOTORISTS are being urged to take extra care on rural roads through a series of warning signs placed on vital routes.

HOUSE prices rising faster than incomes are forcing people in their thirties to move out of the countryside.

Thursday, 13 June 2013 07:46

Watchdog slams rural broadband rollout

The rollout of superfast broadband across rural Britain has been likened to a "train crash" by the government's spending watchdog.

Sunday, 09 June 2013 21:23

Locals to have say on wind farms

COMMUNITIES will have a greater say over the siting of onshore wind farms, the government has announced.

Sunday, 09 June 2013 19:32

Help map mobile phone coverage

MOBILE phone users are being asked to turn detective and help map reception rates across rural Britain.

Friday, 07 June 2013 21:00

Views sought on energy schemes

GOVERNMENT ministers are seeking views on ways communities can manage and generate their own energy.

Thursday, 06 June 2013 19:15

ACRE seeks new chief executive

A NEW chief executive is being sought by Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) following its restructuring earlier this year.

Tuesday, 04 June 2013 13:20

Does every rural child REALLY matter?

What can be done to support young people in rural areas and champion their needs? Jessica Sellick investigates.

Tuesday, 04 June 2013 12:22

Rural bus services under threat

Rural bus services will be lost if government funding is cut in next month's spending round, campaigners have warned.

Tuesday, 04 June 2013 10:09

BBC appoints rural impartiality leader

THE BBC Trust has appointed Heather Hancock to examine the impartiality of the broadcaster's rural coverage.

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