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Tuesday, 30 November 2010 10:34

Jubilee lottery grants launched

SPECIAL community grants worth £60,000 are being made available to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Sunday, 28 November 2010 21:11

Fears for rural bus services

RURAL people will be hard hit by plans to change the way bus operators are reimbursed for allowing over-60s to travel free.

Saturday, 27 November 2010 11:27

Satellite aims to bridge digital divide

EUROPE'S first satellite dedicated to delivering broadband services has launched successfully.

Tuesday, 23 November 2010 12:25

Rural life is 20% more expensive

LIVING in the countryside is up to 20% more expensive than living in a city, reveals a report.

Monday, 22 November 2010 08:42

Worst broadband 'notspot' identified

A BROADBAND comparison website claims to have identified the village with Britain's slowest internet connection.

Thursday, 18 November 2010 09:24

Watchdog: LEPS must 'listen to rural'

LOCAL Enterprise Partnerships must listen to rural concerns, a government watchdog has warned.

Tuesday, 16 November 2010 07:15

House prices double in a decade

RURAL house prices have almost doubled in the past decade, according to the latest statistics.

Friday, 12 November 2010 12:37

Community cash for new homes

THE government has pledged cash for communities who allow new homes to be built in their area.

Wednesday, 10 November 2010 18:00

New plan to revive Post Office

POST offices have received the go-ahead to offer new services in an effort to attract more customers.

Monday, 08 November 2010 16:29

Website reveals government plans

DAVID Cameron has launched a government website detailing departmental business plans and goals.

Sunday, 07 November 2010 16:34

Leaders welcome planning pledge

RURAL business leaders have welcomed government plans to streamline planning rules.

Sunday, 07 November 2010 11:44

Call to reduce impact of cuts

LOCAL authorities are being urged to reduce the impact of spending cuts by working closely with community and voluntary groups.

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