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.

BUSINESS centres in north-east England have joined forces to create a network to stimulate rural economic growth.

Thursday, 29 May 2014 11:07

New Anglia LEP set out rural vision

THE New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) says it has funds available to help rural business deliver skills and growth for Suffolk and Norfolk.

Sunday, 18 May 2014 20:51

Scheme creates jobs for rural Norfolk

A six-year programme managed by Norfolk County Council has created over 200 rural jobs and injected £16m into the county.

Sunday, 18 May 2014 20:36

Businesses help shape rural grants

RURAL business in Cumbria are to learn more about the next wave of European funding under the LEADER programme.

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 10:23

Former minister to open rural hub

FOMER trade minister Digby Jones is to officially open the University of Cumbria's Rural Growth Hub.