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.

Sunday, 26 October 2014 22:50

'Vital' rural role ahead of cold weather

VOLUNTARY and community groups have a vital role in helping rural residents cope with cold weather, says a report.

Sunday, 26 October 2014 22:11

Grants open for neighbourhood planning

A GRANT scheme to encourage neighbourhood planning has opened for applications.

Friday, 24 October 2014 22:49

Archbishop wants 'radical' rural leaders

THE Archbishop of Canterbury has urged rural church leaders to be 'brave' and 'radical' – particularly with reference to shared leadership.