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The Princess Royal will deliver a keynote speech at the national affordable rural housing conference being held in Cheltenham on 21 Febuary 2014.


Tuesday, 04 February 2014 12:22

New national rural crime network launches

A new National Rural Crime Network, endorsed by eighteen (18) of the UK's Police and Crime Commissioners, has been set up to help tackle rural crime more effectively in England and Wales.


The Prince's Countryside Fund has announced a £575,000 investment in 12 rural projects across the UK.

Monday, 03 February 2014 13:56

Community Energy Strategy unveiled

THE government has unveiled proposals for local communities to generate their own energy.

Monday, 03 February 2014 13:37

Conference to help rural churches grow

A MAJOR conference aims to encourage rural church leaders to build closer links with their local communities.

Monday, 03 February 2014 13:26

Faster broadband for 'deep rural' areas

SMALL villages and "deep rural" areas will get high-speed fibre optic broadband in Devon and Somerset this summer.

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 14:14

Car litter louts face punishment

COUNTRYSIDE campaigners have welcomed news that motorists will be fined for throwing litter from vehicles.

Monday, 27 January 2014 01:20

Fuel duty discount plan extended

The government has proposed a fuel duty discount for motorists in a further 17 rural areas.

Monday, 27 January 2014 01:03

Progress on broadband in Lancashire

TEN rural communities will get faster broadband thanks to a multi-million pound project in Lancashire.

Monday, 27 January 2014 00:58

Action call over rural GP funding

URGENT action is needed to avert a funding crisis that could result in some rural GP practices becoming unviable, say councillors.

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 19:36

£41k for rural communities in Herts

RURAL communities around North Hertfordshire have been awarded funding totalling £41,339.

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