Wednesday, 07 June 2017 03:59

Vote for rural grants of up to £5,000

Rural energy provider Calor is asking people to help decide which community groups receive funding for projects to improve local life.

Older and disabled rural residents are "finding their voice" after teaming up with artists and singing tutors.

Tuesday, 09 May 2017 07:40

Rural landlords demand energy review

Rural landlords say the government must clarify its plans to review energy efficiency rules for rented homes.

Thursday, 04 May 2017 12:16

Rural students 'have Oxbridge potential'

A PILOT scheme aims to encourage more rural students to study at top universities.

Friday, 28 April 2017 16:35

'Action needed now on rural housing'

Urgent action is needed to provide more affordable homes in the countryside, says the Rural Services Network.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 13:44

Charities win support for rural services

RURAL charities are among those to share £22.7m in government funding to support older veterans.

Sunday, 02 April 2017 19:32

Revealed: Best rural places to live

Britain's best rural places to live in 2017 have been revealed in the latest annual quality of life survey.

Sunday, 02 April 2017 19:04

Energy measures 'help vulnerable homes'

Rural communities will benefit from new measures to make homes cheaper to heat, says the government.

Thursday, 09 March 2017 13:14

Caution over extra social care funding

An extra £2bn in funding is unlikely to resolve the challenges faced by adult social care providers, warn local authorities.

Friday, 24 February 2017 12:24

More action needed on rural housing

Further action is neeeded to ensure that the government's Housing White Paper delivers for rural areas, an expert has warned.

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 13:56

Government plan to tackle homes shortage

RURAL leaders have welcomed government plans to tackle Britain's shortage of homes.

Friday, 03 February 2017 08:28

Rural people support more homes

Two thirds of rural people support building the new of homes in their local area, says a survey.