Book now to attend our National Rural Conference, (in association with the CCRI), in Cheltenham on 3rd & 4th September) here. The keynote speaker for the conference is the Rt Hon Lord Foster of Bath, Chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Rural Economy.
The vulnerability service aims to disseminate information about three key rural issues: fuel poverty, broadband and rural transport.
Why have many Britons fallen out of love with the bus? The answer is far more complex than simply higher fares and budgets cuts.
A consortium of partners from across Europe has been awarded funding to take forward a project on green transport in rural areas.
(Robert Gordon University)
Elderly people are having to endure painful journeys to and from hospital because transport is not up to scratch, it is claimed.
(Times & Star)
West Norfolk councillors voted to stop budget cuts to bus subsidies and gritting routes after they were told communities could be ‘set back decades’.
Three South Cambridgeshire villages have been proposed as possible areas for new “rural travel hubs”
THE six-figure amount of money destined to fix the pothole-ridden roads of South Lakeland and Copeland has been revealed.
LUNE Valley campaigners say they are delighted a new bus service will restore lost rural transport links to villagers this spring.
The mother of two teenagers is campaigning for free transport to their catchment area school for pupils up to the age of 18.
The cancellation of a "well-used" bus service has left residents unable to travel to work, it has been claimed. (Braintree & Witham Times)
Education leaders say it is imperative the Government recognises the additional expense in educating children in sparsely populated areas. (The Northern Echo)
ST DAVIDS has a new community minibus, thanks to the Welsh Government, Pembrokeshire County Council and a local charity shop.
Riders feel like the “poor relations” on roads and are not treated with the same respect as drivers, a new study has shown.
(Horse & Hound)
Droitwich Community Transport, which takes residents on social trips to encourage social inclusion, has received funding from the town’s Rotary Club.
People living in rural communities could be left without local bus services because they are not profitable.
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