Services

A government fund to 'unlock' £1bn for fibre broadband will do little for rural areas seeking faster connections, say campaigners.

Rural Councils have called for clarity on the future for local government finance and an end to unfair funding for their areas.

Saturday, 24 June 2017 20:55

Police unveil rural crime strategy

An action plan to tackle the issues being faced by rural communities is to be unveiled by Lincolnshire police.

Thursday, 22 June 2017 22:21

Help shape future for rural services

RURAL stakeholders are being invited to help shape a new agenda for the countryside.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 22:25

Remote households get faster broadband

Almost 3,000 remote households and businesses will get access to high-speed broadband thanks to a £4m boost for Oxfordshire.

Friday, 16 June 2017 14:25

University unveils rural crime survey

Researchers at Aberystwyth University are calling for contributions to a new study on rural crime.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 14:41

Rural doctors' surgery faces funding cut

A rural doctors' surgery that cares for 4000 patients in Wales says it under threat because it faces losing £52,000 of funding.

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 10:30

Operation Checkpoint tackles rural crime

Six police forces teamed up for an operation to clamp down on crime in the countryside.

Thursday, 01 June 2017 18:49

Hi-tech drone combats rural crime

POLICE are to deploy a new hi-tech drone to tackle rural crime in Lincolnshire.

Thursday, 25 May 2017 20:32

Can car sharing end rural isolation?

Car share company Liftshare has won £25,000 of funding to explore initiatives to end rural and social isolation.

Monday, 22 May 2017 11:43

Rail campaign boost for rural tourism

A MAJOR community campaign has been launched to encourage scenic and sustainable tourism by rail.

Friday, 19 May 2017 06:48

Limited support for rural dementia

Rural communities face limited support services for older people experiencing dementia.