RURAL youngsters grow up to earn less than their urban counterparts – even if they move to a city for work.

A rural business start-up and mentoring programme aims to breathe new life into the countryside.

Thursday, 03 March 2016 14:36

Grants available for rural businesses

RURAL businesses have the opportunity to bid for a share of £3.4m in European funding for Nottinghamshire.

Sunday, 14 February 2016 20:38

Planning review to boost productivity

THE government has launched a planning review it hopes will boost productivity in the countryside.

Monday, 25 January 2016 13:44

Support rural business, politicians urged

POLITICIANS are being urged to give rural businesses the same opportunities as their urban counterparts.

Sunday, 10 January 2016 14:36

£3.6m for rural business in Lancashire

RURAL businesses are being encouraged to apply for a share of £3.6m in Lancashire.

Monday, 07 December 2015 18:47

Worcestershire rural funding available

RURAL businesses are invited to apply for the first round of funding in the LEADER programme in Worcestershire.

Wednesday, 02 December 2015 19:46

Rural funding boost for Staffordshire

MILLIONS of pounds in grants are available to boost businesses and create jobs in rural Staffordshire.

Tuesday, 01 December 2015 18:04

Outline applications open for LEADER

OUTLINE applications for four LEADER programmes are now open in Lincolnshire.

Sunday, 29 November 2015 18:50

15 rural Enterprise Zones unveiled

SMALL towns and rural areas are among 26 new and extended Enterprise Zones announced by the government.

Thursday, 12 November 2015 13:04

Pilot jobs scheme to be rolled out

A pilot scheme to boost skills and careers is to be rolled out across rural East Sussex.

Wednesday, 11 November 2015 12:28

£2m for rural business in Herefordshire

ONE of England's most rural counties has been awarded just over £2m to create jobs and support small businesses.