Sunday, 05 November 2017 20:48

Commission seeks to improve rural life

AN independent high-profile commission aims to improve life for rural communities after the UK leaves the European Union.

Thursday, 02 November 2017 20:13

Project seeks to reduce rural flood risk

A £1.2m project aims to trail low-cost ways to reduce the risk of flash floods in rural communities.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 06:33

Rural housing hub project launched

A NEW initiative aims to help rural communities develop and manage their own housing project.

Friday, 13 October 2017 20:16

Royal encouragement for rural homes

The Princess Royal will deliver a keynote speech on affordable rural housing at a national landowner conference.

Sunday, 01 October 2017 20:24

Rural homes '20% more expensive'

Buying a house in the countryside costs 20% than it does in a town or city, according to the latest figures.

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 06:28

Need rises for affordable rural homes

The need for more affordable rural homes continues to rise, the Rural Services Network has warned.

Thursday, 21 September 2017 21:27

Rural group speaks out on housing

A focus on meeting market demand is failing to provide homes people need, say rural campaigners.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 20:43

£23m for neighbourhood plans

Almost £23m in funding aims to give local communities more say in the development of their area.

Monday, 04 September 2017 15:47

'Locals should design rural homes'

Involving local residents in housing design could increase support for rural affordable homes, say campaigners.

Friday, 25 August 2017 18:21

Inn Crowd project boosts rural pubs

An arts-based scheme is helping put local pubs back at the heart of rural communities.

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 17:49

Charity calls for rural driving lessons

Learner drivers should receive compulsory lessons on rural roads to reduce fatalities, say safety campaigners.

Monday, 21 August 2017 14:54

Big rise in second home ownership

More people now own a second home, including in rural and coastal areas, says a report.