Tuesday, 10 March 2015 19:01

£1.7m for rural business and communities

A £1.7m funding pot aims to improve rural services, create jobs and boost the local economy in parts of Derbyshire.

Monday, 09 February 2015 19:23

Rural awards open for entries

THE first dedicated business awards for rural communities across the UK have opened for entries.

Sunday, 08 February 2015 20:38

Yorkshire's £500k rural tourism boost

The government is backing a £500,000 rural marketing campaign to bring overseas visitors to Yorkshire.

Tuesday, 09 December 2014 15:25

£1.6m boost for rural economy

A £1.6m bid has been approved to boost farming and rural businesses in Leicestershire.

Sunday, 09 November 2014 22:10

Council pledges £1.7k for rural economy

A LOCAL council has earmarked £1,700 a year to support the rural economy in Dorset.

Thursday, 06 November 2014 22:09

Clash over ruling on disused barns

LOCAL councils have clashed with a national park authority over a ruling restricting the conversion of redundant barns.

Thursday, 18 September 2014 08:08

Northants LEP targets rural jobs growth

PLANS submitted to DEFRA aim to support 139 businesses and create 79 jobs in rural Northamptonshire.

Friday, 01 August 2014 20:38

Rural investment set to rise - survey

JOBS and investment in the rural economy are set to rise over the next 12 months, suggests a survey.

Sunday, 13 July 2014 20:47

Defra unveils £19m for rural business

More than 2,500 rural businesses are set to receive a share of a £19m government fund.

Monday, 07 July 2014 14:14

£150k fund targets rural innovation

A £150,000 rural business-to-business fund aims to help local firms thrive through innovation.

Thursday, 03 July 2014 20:39

Chancellor's plan focuses on rural growth

George Osborne has unveiled £22.5m to support business growth in north-east England – with special focus on rural communities.

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 19:38

Businesses canvassed on rural funding

BUSINESSES in rural Lincolnshire are being asked to share their thoughts on future grant-funded projects in their community.