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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.

Tuesday, 05 September 2017 21:33

Police join forces against rural crime

Police across three counties have joined forces in an operation targeting rural crime and poaching.

Monday, 04 September 2017 15:47

'Locals should design rural homes'

Involving local residents in housing design could increase support for rural affordable homes, say campaigners.

Saturday, 02 September 2017 13:45

Pilot areas to trial full fibre broadband

Six areas have been named to pilot a scheme to bring full fibre broadband to businesses, schools and hospitals.

Friday, 01 September 2017 13:05

Call for business rates proposals

THE government wants more councils to join forces and submit proposals to retain the growth in their business rates income.

Tuesday, 29 August 2017 12:06

'Seize vehicles to combat fly-tipping'

Rural campaigners say seizing vehicles must become the default penalty for fly-tipping in the countryside.

Monday, 28 August 2017 20:30

Members needed for access forum

Rural residents in Hampshire are being urged to have their say on the future of the county's countryside.

Monday, 28 August 2017 18:13

£2.2m for rural broadband scheme

Up to 2,000 homes could benefit from £2.2m to bring faster broadband to remote Northumberland communities.

Friday, 25 August 2017 18:21

Inn Crowd project boosts rural pubs

An arts-based scheme is helping put local pubs back at the heart of rural communities.

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