Tuesday, 21 August 2012 11:36

Residents have say on conservation

SIX rural communities across County Durham are the latest to have their say on local conservation.

Wednesday, 01 August 2012 14:38

Joining forces against fly-tipping

LANDOWNERS have joined forces with a local authority to make it easier to remove fly-tipped waste from private land.

Friday, 13 July 2012 17:54

Plan to reduce rural speed limits

MANY rural roads could see their speed limits reduced from 60mph to 40mph under new guidance to local authorities.

Monday, 02 July 2012 07:40

Backlash against rural wind turbines

RURAL communities are stepping up campaigns against the siting of wind turbines in the countryside.

Monday, 18 June 2012 07:08

Campaigners target roadside litter

RURAL campaigners have renewed calls to make it easier to fine people for littering from cars.

Monday, 14 May 2012 07:15

Rights-of-way rules to be revised

PROPOSALS to modernise the process of recording rights of way have been unveiled by the government.

Monday, 02 April 2012 08:16

Revealed: Quality of our rural life

BRITAIN'S best 50 places to live are highlighted in a survey of rural areas with the best quality of life.

Friday, 24 February 2012 23:28

Call to protect rural cyclists

MPs have called on the government to help protect rural cyclists by improving road safety.

Monday, 06 February 2012 00:05

Maps show countryside 'at risk'

MORE than half of England's countryside is at risk from proposals to reform the planning system, claim campaigners.

Wednesday, 11 January 2012 08:39

Campaigners demand HS2 changes

RURAL campaigners want further changes to the government's plans for a high-speed rail link between London and Birmingham.