Tuesday, 23 December 2014 09:29

Revealed: most desirable places to live

RURAL districts are among the most desirable places to live, reveals the latest quality of life survey.

Friday, 12 December 2014 11:11

Guide tackles rural housing crisis

A GUIDE promoting affordable rural homes has been launched by the Rural Housing Alliance and Rural Services Network.

Saturday, 06 December 2014 15:21

Groups unite for rural communities

RURAL organisations have come together to warn that the priorities of rural communities risk being sidelined.

Tuesday, 02 December 2014 09:03

Rural housing decision is 'huge blow'

A GOVERNMENT decision means developers will no longer have to provide affordable housing on many smaller rural sites.

Thursday, 20 November 2014 08:02

Council's pledge for rural youngsters

A COUNTY council has backed a call for action to stem the flow of young people from rural areas.

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 09:26

Moped loan scheme up for award

A SCHEME which loans scooters and motorcycles to help people get to work is in the running for an award.

Sunday, 16 November 2014 13:01

Views sought on deprivation indices

THE government is inviting views from rural stakeholders before updating its deprivation indices.

Sunday, 16 November 2014 12:51

Revealed: High cost of rural homes

RURAL homes are more expensive than urban homes in all regions of England, reveals the latest research.

Friday, 14 November 2014 13:59

Discounts for rural policy conference

DISCOUNTS are available for a major rural policy conference examining demands placed on the countryside.

Sunday, 09 November 2014 23:10

Energy scheme 'neglects rural homes'

RURAL households which helped fund a government energy efficiency scheme received nothing back, it has emerged.

Monday, 03 November 2014 10:22

Rural economy under the spotlight

THE rural economy will be under the spotlight at this month's ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) conference.

Monday, 03 November 2014 09:58

£23m for more neighbourhood plans

THE government has unveiled an extra £23m to help more communities to get involved in neighbourhood planning.