The Rural Services Network has welcomed a government decision to abandon a planned increase in national insurance payments by the self-employed.
The Rural Services Network has welcomed the government U-turn on increased National Insurance payments by the self-employed.
A DEDICATED team of police officers has been launched to lead the fight against rural crime in Derbyshire.
Bus services have been hit hard by funding cuts with over 500 routes completely withdrawn or reduced in 2016/17.
ONE of England's biggest rural counties says 90% of premises will have access to superfast broadband by this summer.
An extra £2bn in funding is unlikely to resolve the challenges faced by adult social care providers, warn local authorities.
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THE government's Budget contained little joy for businesses in the countryside, say rural leaders.
CAMPAIGNERS have called for a more strategic approach to rural land use and the countryside.
A NEW policing strategy aims to ensure a fair share of resources will combat rural crime in Suffolk.
Fly-tipping incidents are on the rise – with more rubbish being illegally dumped in rural areas.
Managing rural assets together would provide more opportunities for raising investment, argues Ivan Annibal.