Wednesday, 11 March 2015 16:33

Call for support to heat rural homes

A LABOUR MP has called for more government suport for homes which are hard to heat.

Sunday, 08 March 2015 21:37

£800k up for grabs from Prince's fund

THE Prince's Countryside Fund is looking to invest £800,000 in initiatives that protect and sustain Britain's rural communities.

A GOVERNMENT ruling on licensing fees is being hailed as a victory for England's 10,000 village halls.

Friday, 27 February 2015 08:44

Boost for neighbourhood planning

A £22m programme aims to support communities looking to set up neighbourhood plans.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 10:08

More details of £3.5bn rural programme

MORE details have emerged of new rural development schemes worth £3.5bn to the English countryside.

Monday, 23 February 2015 15:55

Housing challenge 'bigger than ever'

PEOPLE who live and work in the countryside face a bigger battle than ever to afford their own home, says a report.

Friday, 20 February 2015 13:31

Rural pub is 'Best in Britain'

A BUSINESS analyst who quit his job to become a rural landlord has scooped a top award for the best pub in Britain.

Thursday, 12 February 2015 09:01

Scrap 'bedroom tax', says ACRE

The next government is being urged to scrap the 'bedroom tax' in rural communities with fewer than 3,000 people.

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 19:17

Flagship event kicks off Village SOS

A SPECIAL launch event will kick off a £1.4m nationwide campaign to inspire people who want to make a real difference in their rural communities.

Sunday, 08 February 2015 21:23

Church debates rural mission plan

AN URGENT review is needed so church people have more time for mission in rural communities, says a report.

Thursday, 05 February 2015 12:10

Communities welcome 'rural proofing' review

RURAL communities have welcomed an independent review of the government's approach to 'rural proofing'.

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 19:40

Councils share 'more for less' funding

THE government has awarded £2m to councils it says "deliver more for less" by working with local communities.