MAJOR BOOST TO THE CAMPAIGN FOR A RURAL STRATEGY:
The Independent Food, Farming & Countryside Commission hosted by the RSA in its report launched on Tuesday 16th July ‘Our Future in the Land’ has added its voice to the calls by the RSN and the House of Lords Select Committee for a comprehensive Rural Strategy (more to follow)
We provide an evidence base for Neighbourhood Planning, with information available often down to Parish level for some key statistics which may be useful in the evidence base for the plan. Comparative information is available to provide more value to the data.
Our rural journalist brings you the latest rural news headlines.
Rural experts consider key issues affecting rural authorities and provide in depth analysis
Our Annual Rural Conference is a key event in the rural calendar and our Parish Councils are able to attend to gain access to expert speakers and workshops focusing on rural issues.
We run two Sounding Boards, one for Local Authority Councillors and one for Parish Councillors. This enables the Councillors to share their views on key issues a few times a year to help support the work of the RSN.
We provide opportunities for Parish Councillors to network at our Annual Conference and electronically through the RSN.
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