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Wednesday, 15 March 2017 21:40

Funds for Dorset rural transport

GRANTS of up to £5000 are on offer to communities who want to set up their own rural transport scheme in Dorset.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 18:26

Rural caution over Budget U-turn

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.

 

Monday, 13 March 2017 16:56

Derbyshire unveils rural crime taskforce

A DEDICATED team of police officers has been launched to lead the fight against rural crime in Derbyshire.

Monday, 13 March 2017 13:31

Warning over 'transport desert' bus cuts

Bus services have been hit hard by funding cuts with over 500 routes completely withdrawn or reduced in 2016/17.

Friday, 10 March 2017 13:51

Council maintains rural broadband pledge

ONE of England's biggest rural counties says 90% of premises will have access to superfast broadband by this summer.

Thursday, 09 March 2017 13:14

Caution over extra social care funding

An extra £2bn in funding is unlikely to resolve the challenges faced by adult social care providers, warn local authorities.

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 14:20

Little joy in Budget for rural business

THE government's Budget contained little joy for businesses in the countryside, say rural leaders.

Sunday, 05 March 2017 14:07

Call for new approach to rural land use

CAMPAIGNERS have called for a more strategic approach to rural land use and the countryside.

Thursday, 02 March 2017 21:47

Police strategy to cut rural crime

A NEW policing strategy aims to ensure a fair share of resources will combat rural crime in Suffolk.

Thursday, 02 March 2017 11:28

Rural fly-tipping incidents on the rise

Fly-tipping incidents are on the rise – with more rubbish being illegally dumped in rural areas.

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