Wednesday, 10 April 2013 07:44

Rural youngsters 'must leave for jobs'

ONE in three rural youngsters fear they will have to leave their area to find a job, reveals a study.

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 20:38

Call to reduce VAT for rural tourism

BUSINESS leaders are urging the government to reduce VAT on rural tourism services.

Thursday, 07 March 2013 10:59

Tourism boost from major TV series

RURAL tourism is set to benefit from a major new TV series.

Sunday, 10 February 2013 19:40

Council in £1m rural growth boost

RURAL businesses and organisations are to benefit from a £1m boost thanks to East Sussex County Council.

Tuesday, 05 February 2013 20:50

£20m rural training scheme unveiled

SOME 90,000 aspiring business people will receive training in a government drive for rural economic growth.

Monday, 28 January 2013 07:31

Farm Stay puts £3.5bn into rural economy

FARMHOUSE bed and breakfast businesses have helped generate £3.5bn for the rural economy, says a report.

Thursday, 17 January 2013 14:03

Collaboration is 'key for rural business'

WORKING well together is a key factor behind the success of some rural micro-businesses, says a report.

Saturday, 29 December 2012 23:22

Rising confidence in rural business

CONFIDENCE is growing in the rural business sector, suggesting the countryside is starting to emerge from the recession.

Tuesday, 11 December 2012 19:25

Economic indicators largely unchanged

RURAL economic indicators were largely unchanged during the third quarter of 2012 – although the rate of redundancies increased.

Sunday, 02 December 2012 20:05

Rural business 'crucial' to LEP success

Harnessing rural potential is crucial if a government drive is to maximise local economic growth, warns a report.

Sunday, 18 November 2012 13:58

Rural residents face costly commute

RURAL residents spend 25% more on fuel for their daily commute to work, claim countryside campaigners.

Sunday, 14 October 2012 20:42

Growth network to 'create 500 jobs'

More than 500 jobs and 120 start-up businesses could be created by a government initiative in rural Warwickshire.