Thursday, 02 April 2015 16:04

Red tape boost for village halls

CUTS in red tape are making it easier for village halls to be the social heart of their communities.

Saturday, 28 March 2015 09:39

Rural communities need 'good neighbours'

GOOD Neighbour schemes are to improve access to services for people in rural North Yorkshire.

Thursday, 12 March 2015 09:48

Village SOS campaign ready to go

RURAL residents who want to improve their local community are being urged to sign up to the Village SOS campaign.

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.