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Calor is offering a free liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tank and pipework installation to rural, off-grid agricultural businesses.

Rural businesses are still struggling to get reliable mobile phone coverage and access to internet services, a survey reveals.

Business owners are being asked to help "unlock" the digital potential of rural Britain.

Friday, 21 July 2017 15:38

Calor Community Fund winners revealed

Energy company Calor has announced the winners of its Rural Community Fund to help improve local life.

St Austell and Newquay MP Steve Double has been appointed chairman of the influential Rural Fair Share Campaign group.

Thursday, 20 July 2017 19:18

Fund to tackle rural fuel poverty

A £150m fund to install affordable heating solutions in fuel poor homes could benefit rural households.

Thursday, 20 July 2017 11:05

Researchers focus on rural well-being

Researchers are keen to hear from people about their experiences of well-being and the countryside.

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 12:30

Threats and fear in wake of rural crime

Rural crime is costing farmers as much as £42.5m a year, says a report

Monday, 17 July 2017 14:47

Call for Heritage Action Zone bids

A Heritage Action Zone initiative from Historic England is appealing for applications.

Monday, 17 July 2017 07:09

MPs debate rural ambulance funding

Devon MP Sarah Wollaston has taken the government to task over lack of funding for rural ambulances.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 14:43

'Hidden crisis' of rural homelessness

Rural homelessness is a growing problem, affecting a record number of families, says a report.

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 18:29

University hosts seminar on rural issues

Policy makers, practitioners and academics came together at Chester University for a seminar exploring aspects of rural life in England.

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