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POLICE from three forces have joined together to help find better ways to target rural crime.

Monday, 10 April 2017 14:25

Government crackdown on fly-tippers

Fly-tippers could be forced to help councils clear-up illegally dumped waste in a new drive to clean up the countryside.

Sunday, 09 April 2017 21:22

£2m awarded to rural transport groups

DOZENS of community groups have been awarded a share of £2m to help keep rural people on the move.

Friday, 07 April 2017 18:04

Crime taskforce celebrates anniversary

A POLICE team dedicated to serving rural communities is celebrating its first anniversary – and its 100th arrest.

Wednesday, 05 April 2017 12:20

Bank closures to hit rural businesses

A fresh round of bank branch closures threatens to make life difficult for rural firms, say business leaders.

Sunday, 02 April 2017 21:50

Mind the [rural] infrastructure gap

Is the government putting [rural] infrastructure at the centre of its economic policy and industrial strategy? Jessica Sellick investigates.

Sunday, 02 April 2017 19:32

Revealed: Best rural places to live

Britain's best rural places to live in 2017 have been revealed in the latest annual quality of life survey.

Sunday, 02 April 2017 19:04

Energy measures 'help vulnerable homes'

Rural communities will benefit from new measures to make homes cheaper to heat, says the government.

Fibre is the best way to bring broadband to rural areas – but it is also the most expensive, says Daniel Heery.

Friday, 31 March 2017 20:53

Bus service combats rural isolation

An award-winning bus service is helping rural residents access healthcare, training and employment and leisure services.

Friday, 31 March 2017 11:43

Ofcom seeks broadband investment

Ofcom has announced measures it says will promote investment in new fibre broadband networks.

Rural schools are losing out because an unfair funding formula has created inconsistencies in the amount of money received by similar schools depending on their location, the Rural Services Network [1] has warned.

 

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