Services

Thursday, 13 April 2017 14:29

One in 10 unhappy with broadband

ONE in ten people are dissatisfied with their broadband service, reveals a report.

POLICE from three forces have joined together to help find better ways to target rural crime.

Sunday, 09 April 2017 21:22

£2m awarded to rural transport groups

DOZENS of community groups have been awarded a share of £2m to help keep rural people on the move.

Friday, 07 April 2017 18:04

Crime taskforce celebrates anniversary

A POLICE team dedicated to serving rural communities is celebrating its first anniversary – and its 100th arrest.

Wednesday, 05 April 2017 12:20

Bank closures to hit rural businesses

A fresh round of bank branch closures threatens to make life difficult for rural firms, say business leaders.

Friday, 31 March 2017 20:53

Bus service combats rural isolation

An award-winning bus service is helping rural residents access healthcare, training and employment and leisure services.

Friday, 31 March 2017 11:43

Ofcom seeks broadband investment

Ofcom has announced measures it says will promote investment in new fibre broadband networks.

Monday, 27 March 2017 13:47

Rural schools 'need fairer funding'

Rural schools will lose out because of an unfair funding formula, the Rural Services Network has warned.

Monday, 27 March 2017 08:55

Rural businesses lack reliable broadband

Rural businesses are twice as likely to have inadequate internet connections as those in cities, says a study.

Thursday, 23 March 2017 13:25

Councils highlight importance of services

Representatives from England's 10,000 parish and town aim to raise their profile by marching on parliament.

Monday, 20 March 2017 12:02

Rural 'idyll' masks poor rural health

Poor health in rural areas is being "masked" by idyllic images of the countryside, warns a study.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 21:40

Funds for Dorset rural transport

GRANTS of up to £5000 are on offer to communities who want to set up their own rural transport scheme in Dorset.