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Tuesday, 10 October 2017 22:28

Wellbeing and the countryside exhibition

A new exhibition explores the complex relationships between wellbeing and the countryside.

Monday, 09 October 2017 12:59

Internet giant spurs rural jobs growth

Internet giant Amazon is helping Britain's rural businesses double their revenue growth, suggests a survey.

Friday, 06 October 2017 11:56

Special week targets rural crime

POLICE, councillors and local residents have teamed for a week of action against rural crime in Northamptonshire.

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 21:46

Focus on broadband reliability, not speed

RURAL broadband provision should focus on reliable connections rather than high speeds, says a report.

Tuesday, 03 October 2017 19:16

Council bid to combat rural isolation

A RURAL council has launched a special group to combat loneliness in the countryside.

Monday, 02 October 2017 07:26

Concern over firefighter shortage

A shortage of rural firefighters has triggered a number of recruitment drives to fill vacancies in village fire stations.

Sunday, 01 October 2017 20:24

Rural homes '20% more expensive'

Buying a house in the countryside costs 20% than it does in a town or city, according to the latest figures.

Thursday, 28 September 2017 12:57

Transport tops conference agenda

A first-of-its-kind event aims to help community groups address rural transport challenges in the east of England.


The Rural Services Network responds to government proposals to increase the supply of new homes.


Tuesday, 26 September 2017 06:28

Need rises for affordable rural homes

The need for more affordable rural homes continues to rise, the Rural Services Network has warned.

Sunday, 24 September 2017 19:43

Petition warns of rural GP shortage

Hundreds of people have signed a petition warning that GP practices in rural areas are struggling to recruit doctors.

Thursday, 21 September 2017 21:27

Rural group speaks out on housing

A focus on meeting market demand is failing to provide homes people need, say rural campaigners.

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