Services

Monday, 13 March 2017 16:56

Derbyshire unveils rural crime taskforce

A DEDICATED team of police officers has been launched to lead the fight against rural crime in Derbyshire.

Monday, 13 March 2017 13:31

Warning over 'transport desert' bus cuts

Bus services have been hit hard by funding cuts with over 500 routes completely withdrawn or reduced in 2016/17.

Friday, 10 March 2017 13:51

Council maintains rural broadband pledge

ONE of England's biggest rural counties says 90% of premises will have access to superfast broadband by this summer.

Thursday, 02 March 2017 21:47

Police strategy to cut rural crime

A NEW policing strategy aims to ensure a fair share of resources will combat rural crime in Suffolk.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 12:44

Ministers 'falling short' on school funding

The government has fallen short on a promise to deliver fairer funding for schools, say education campaigners.

Monday, 20 February 2017 12:01

Services face cuts despite council tax rise

VITAL local services face further cuts – despite forthcoming rises in council tax.

Monday, 20 February 2017 11:29

Pressure mounts over business rate hike

PRESSURE is mounting over government reforms which threaten to drive up rural business rates.

Friday, 17 February 2017 14:26

Shortage of GPs risks rural health

A SHORTAGE of rural GPs is putting patients' health at risk, says the Rural Services Network.

Thursday, 16 February 2017 07:27

Police restructure to meet rural needs

POLICING in North Dorset is being restructured to better meet rural needs.

Monday, 13 February 2017 14:41

Rural social care is underfunded – network

A BETTER system is needed to meet the social care needs of elderly rural residents, the Rural Services Network has warned.

Monday, 06 February 2017 13:16

GP shortage leaves rural patients waiting

A shortage of rural GPs has left rural patients in Lincolnshire waiting four-weeks to see their doctor.

Monday, 06 February 2017 12:41

Post Offices extend banking services

A new agreement means more rural residents will be able to bank at their local post office.