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Wednesday, 13 December 2017 13:48

Rural funding still available

Rural businesses and communities are reminded that there is still time to apply for funding under the Rural Development Plan for England.

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 13:07

Broadband survey for Devon businesses

Local authorities in Devon are asking local businesses to complete a broadband survey.

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 13:13

£25m fund to build more homes

The government has unveiled a £25 million fund to help local authorities to deliver more homes.

FOUR in five rural businesses are embracing the digital economy – but many say lack of training and skills is hampering their growth.

Saturday, 09 December 2017 13:44

Warning over cash machine closures

Consumer group Which? has warned that widespread ATM closures could leave people without cash.

Saturday, 09 December 2017 13:38

Drink-driving 'highest in rural areas'

Lack of public transport could be behind a high rate of drink-driving in rural areas.

December 2017

A repeated call for fairer rural funding (Northumberland Gazette)

Tuesday, 05 December 2017 12:52

MP hits out over NHS service charges

FORMER Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has hit out at NHS England bosses for not backing down on proposed service charges.

Monday, 04 December 2017 08:17

'Write to your MP over hospital transport'

RURAL people are being asked to write to their MPs and call for a review of non-emergency patient transport services.

 

The Rural Services Network is calling on the government to ensure that rural communities receive fairer funding for vital public services.

 

Friday, 01 December 2017 08:03

Bank announces 259 branch closures

The Royal Bank of Scotland group has announced it is closing 259 branches – many in rural areas.

The Rural Services Network is calling on the government to ensure that rural communities receive fairer funding for vital public services.

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