A GOVERNMENT crackdown aims to stop urban drugs gangs targeting rural communities.

A fund founded by Prince Charles has unveiled £670,000 in grant support for rural initiatives.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 10:09

Landowners outline rural housing 'answers'

Rural business leaders have set out five action points they claim will help ease the shortage of affordable homes.

Sunday, 08 January 2017 20:33

Defra confirms £120m in rural funding

Defra secretary Andrea Leadsom has confirmed a £120m funding boost for rural businesses across England.

Monday, 02 January 2017 18:53

Garden villages 'will ease housing crisis'

England's first ever garden villages will help to ease the country's housing crisis, says the government.

Friday, 02 December 2016 16:53

Young farmers support community projects

The National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs is looking to support community and environmental projects.

Friday, 25 November 2016 11:18

Call for £60m rural housing programme

THE Rural Services Network has called for £60m annually to be invested in a rural housing programme.

Monday, 21 November 2016 11:29

Landowners 'can help solve housing crisis'

Rural landowners can play a crucial role in solving England's rural housing crisis, says a report.

Monday, 21 November 2016 10:07

'Rural premium' to live in countryside

Rural homes are 20% more expensive than urban homes, reveals the latest annual Halifax Rural Housing Review.

Friday, 21 October 2016 14:13

Best High Street finalists revealed

THE government-backed Great British High Street competition has revealed the nation's best high streets.

Sunday, 18 September 2016 19:29

Prince's fund unveils £600k rural pot

The Prince's Countryside Fund has announced a grant funding pot of over £600,000 to support vital rural initiatives.

Friday, 16 September 2016 09:33

Rural residents secure village hall grant

Rural residents in Norfolk have secured a lottery grant towards the cost of constructing a new village hall.