RURAL police forces could lose out because government thinking is skewed in favour of urban areas, says a report.

URGENT action is needed to improve rural mobile phone coverage, business leaders have warned.

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 11:38

Women in Community Rail launched

A new group has been launched to champion the role of women in local and rural community rail routes.

TELECOMS watchdog Ofcom wants rural people to tell it about the broadband challenges they face.

Sunday, 03 July 2016 18:48

Bank closures 'damage communities'

MPs have voiced concern that bank branch closures are devastating local communities.

Sunday, 03 July 2016 18:01

Council leader in broadband warning

Significant challenges must be overcome to bring superfast broadband to rural areas, a council leader has warned.

Monday, 27 June 2016 12:51

Network fights for better broadband

RENEWED effort is required to ensure that the final 5% of premises have adequate broadband connections, says the Rural Services Network.

Thursday, 23 June 2016 18:52

Watchdog welcomes rethink on NHS

THE government has granted more time for refining National Health Service plans which criticis say threaten to marginalise rural communities.

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 19:44

Public transport 'vital' to reach services

PUBLIC transport plays a vital role in connecting rural residents with local services in Scotland, says a report.

Thursday, 16 June 2016 05:49

New rural crime strategy for Bedfordshire

POLICE have launched a new plan to tackle rural crime a deliver a fair deal for communities in Bedfordshire.

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 04:58

Wireless broadband connects villages

TWO Essex villages are among the first to benefit from wireless technology bringing superfast broadband to rural communities.

Friday, 10 June 2016 18:22

Police issue warning over rural crime

POLICE are urging countryside communities to help tackle rural crime following a spate of thefts in Lincolnshire.