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Managing rural assets together would provide more opportunities for raising investment, argues Ivan Annibal.

Monday, 27 February 2017 10:41

Government commits to fairer rural funding

The government has underlined its commitment to ensuring that rural local authorities receive a fairer share of public funding.

What is agricultural innovation and what does it mean for rural places? Jessica Sellick investigates.

Friday, 24 February 2017 12:24

More action needed on rural housing

Further action is neeeded to ensure that the government's Housing White Paper delivers for rural areas, an expert has warned.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 12:44

Ministers 'falling short' on school funding

The government has fallen short on a promise to deliver fairer funding for schools, say education campaigners.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 12:58

EU funding for M3 rural businesses

Rural businesses around the M3 motorway are to receive a share of £3.6m in European funding.

Monday, 20 February 2017 12:01

Services face cuts despite council tax rise

VITAL local services face further cuts – despite forthcoming rises in council tax.

Monday, 20 February 2017 11:29

Pressure mounts over business rate hike

PRESSURE is mounting over government reforms which threaten to drive up rural business rates.

A shortage of rural GPs has left rural patients waiting weeks to see their local doctor.

 

Friday, 17 February 2017 14:26

Shortage of GPs risks rural health

A SHORTAGE of rural GPs is putting patients' health at risk, says the Rural Services Network.

Thursday, 16 February 2017 07:27

Police restructure to meet rural needs

POLICING in North Dorset is being restructured to better meet rural needs.

Monday, 13 February 2017 14:41

Rural social care is underfunded – network

A BETTER system is needed to meet the social care needs of elderly rural residents, the Rural Services Network has warned.

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