Politics

Friday, 06 November 2009 18:33

Tory call to respect rural services

SHADOW rural affairs secretary Nick Herbert has called for measures to unlock the "huge potential" of the rural economy.

Friday, 23 October 2009 09:43

Tories pledge new rural approach

THE Tories have called for a holistic approach to deal with the challenges posed by rural development.

Wednesday, 14 October 2009 12:29

Guidelines improve rural proofing

NEW guidelines aim to ensure policymakers don’t overlook rural needs.

Monday, 12 October 2009 00:00

Coalition demands new rural vision

A COUNTRYSIDE coalition is calling for a new vision for England’s rural communities.
Tuesday, 22 September 2009 12:44

Lib Dems back parish councils

PARISH council leaders have welcomed a Lib Dem pledge to devolve more power to local communities.

Monday, 21 September 2009 18:28

Lib Dem pledge on rural services

THE Liberal Democrats have pledged to improve rural services should they form the next government.

Friday, 11 September 2009 16:22

Revealed: how to improve rural life

A GROUNDBREAKING report has revealed more than 60 ways that local authorities can improve rural life.

Monday, 07 September 2009 13:32

Local councils 'key to regeneration'

PARISH councils are key to rural regeneration, a conference has been told.

Tuesday, 28 July 2009 23:01

Tories launch rural policy website

THE Conservative Party is canvassing ways of promoting a sustainable countryside.

Tuesday, 07 July 2009 21:51

Little change forecast under Tories

RURAL support would change little under a Tory government, say academics.

Tuesday, 07 July 2009 20:58

‘Profound challenges’ of recession

THE recession has left the rural economy facing profound challenges, an expert has warned.

Tuesday, 07 July 2009 19:27

Tories launch rural manifesto

THE Conservative Party has launched its manifesto for rural communities.