Support the campaign Time for a Rural Strategy

We call on Government to produce a Rural Strategy to set out their priorities for Englands Rural Communities and the Rural Economy for the future and we ask you to support this call.

Click on the below button to add your details, or the details of your organisation to the call on Government:

The following individuals and organisations also support this call:
(Last update 27.02.20)

A1 Perfect Plumbing Ltd HB Villages Ltd
Access4Riders  Hebden Parish Council
ACRE Hebden Royd Town Council
Action Hampshire Henley in arden parish council
Action on Hearing Loss Herefordshire Council
Agricultural Christian Fellowship (ACF) Hitcham Parish Council 
Airton Parish Meeting Holcombe Rogus Parish Council
Aislaby Parish Council Holsworthy Town Council
Alderholt Parish Council Horton cum Studley Parish Council
Aldwark Area Parish Council Husthwaite Newsletter
Alnmouth Parish Council Ingleton in Bloom
Alveley and Romsley Parish Council Ingleton Parish Council
Alzheimer's Society Institute of Economic Development
Anglia Rural Consultants  J C & Associates Limited
Aristocats Joe's Cafe South Beach
Ashbury Parish Council Karbon Homes
Ash-cum-Ridley Parish Council Keele University
Ashill Parish Council Kenninghall Parish Council
Ashley Farm Kirkgate Arts
Ashley Parish Meeting Lamberhurst Parish Council
Ashton Parish Council Lamplugh Village Hall
Babergh District Council Langtoft Parish Council
Barchester Court ltd Launceston Town Council
Barnwell Parish Council Leisure Consultants
Barrowden Parish Council Lezant Parish Council
Bassetlaw District Council Lidgate Parish Council
Bawdsey Parish Council Lincolnshire Rural Housing Association
Baxby Microlights ltd Lindsey and Coastal Action Zone LEADER Programme
Bedale Community Minibus LiNKWELL good neighbour scheme
Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity Little Hadham Village Hall Management Committee
Bell View (Belford) Litton Cheney Parish Council
Berkley, Somerset, Parish Council Lockton Parish Council
Betchworth Parish Council Maldon District Council
BH Trees & Woodland Consultancy Ltd Malvern Hills District Council 
BHS  Maresfield Parish Council
Bickerstaffe Parish Council Mawnan Parish Council
Bicknoller parish council Melchet Park & Plaitford Parish C
Bidborough Parish Council Mellor Parish Council
Birling Parish Council  Membury Parish Council
Bishop Burton College Mendham Parish Council
Blackdown Support Group Mendip district council
Bolton Parish Council Meriden Parish Council
Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk Council Mid Suffolk District Council
Boston Borough Council  Midlands Rural Housing
Boxgrove Parish Council Modbury Parish Council
Bradninch Town Council Moorsbus Community Interest Company
Branxton Parish Council Mount Green Housing Association
Breage Parish Council Myerscough College
Bridestowe Parish Council Nailsea Town council
Bridport Environment Group National Association of Local Councils
Bridport Local Area Partnership National Centre for Rural Health and Care 
Bright Estates National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs (NFYFC)
Brinkburn & Hesleyhurst Parish Council National Housing Federation
Briston Parish Council National Rural Touring Forum
Brixton Parish Council NCDC
Broadmayne Parish Council NDVS (North Devon Voluntary Services)
Buckminster Village Hall  Netherseal Parish Council
Burythorpe Parish Council Newtown Linford Parish Council
BV & SM Johnson North Somercotes Parish Council
Caldy Nature Park Northamptonshire ACRE
Cam Parish Council Nowton parish council
Campaign to Protect Rural England Okehampton Hamlets Parish Council
CDA Herts Okehampton Town Council
Chair Waveney Valley Local Action group (RDPE-LEADER)  Old Hunstanton Parish Council
Chard Town Council Orton Parish Meeting
Cheshire Community Action Ousden Parish Council
Cheshire East Council Owstan Ltd
Cheshire West and Chester Council Parkinsons UK
Chetwynd Aston and Woodcote Parish Council Partners in Health ( Midland) Ltd. 
Chevington, Chedburgh, Depden an Rede Community Council Penkridge Voluntary Car Scheme
Chideock Parish Council Pentabus Theatre
Church of England Peter Tavy Parish Council
Clackclose Hundred CBS Plunkett Foundation
Clackclose100  Pocklington and Wolds Gateway P'ship
Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum Powlett & associates Ltd 
Cockermouth Town Council Pulborough Parish Council
Collison and Associates Limited Pym's Consultancy Ltd
Communities Can Limited pyrometallurgical consultancy
Community Action Northumberland Quainton Parish Council
Community Action Suffolk Ribble Valley Borough Council
Community Council for Somerset (CCS) Risby Parish Council
Community Energy Plus RJ Working CIC
Community First in Herefordshire and Worcestershire RKK Ltd
Community First Yorkshire Rother Valley Together
Community Lincs Rowlands Castle Parish Council
Compton Dando Parish Council Royal Town Planning Institute
Compton Dando Parish Hall Rural Action Derbyshire
Constantine Enterprise Company Rural Services Network
Corfe Castle Parish Council Rural West Sussex Partnership
Cornwall Council Rutland County Council
Cornwall Rural Community Charity Sacriston Parish Council
Cornwall Rural Housing Association Sampford Arundel Parish Council 
Corony Edwards Consulting Seafair
Cotswold District Council Sherborne Deanery Rural Chaplaincy
Councillor Shotley low quarter parish council
Country Land and Business Association (CLA) Shropshire Council
Countryside Alliance Smallburgh Parish Council
Cowlinge Parish Council Smith and Tucker Farms Ltd
CPRE Northumberland Snettisham Parish Council
Crick Parish Council South Hams District Council
Crowan Parish Council South Huish Parish Council
CSW Group South West Mutual
Cumbria County Council  Spilsby Good Neighbour Scheme
Cusgarne Organic Farm  Sporle with Palgrave Parish Council
DALC St Catherine Parish Meeting
Dalham Parish Council  St Day Parish Council
Daventry District Council St Edmundsbury Borough Council
Devon County Council St Germans Charitable Trust
Dorset Assoc of Parish and Town Councils St Gluvias Parish Council
Dorset Community Transport St Marks Church Scarisbrick
Dorset CPRE Stansfield Parish Council
Dowsby Parish Council Stanway Parish Council
Eagle PC Staverton Parish Council
East Devon District Council Stelling Minnis Parish Council
East Markham Parish Council Sticklepath Parish Council
East Riding of Yorkshire Council Stroud District Council
East Suffolk Councillor Sturton le steeple PC
Eastham Parish Council Sunniside Community Association
Easton and Otley College Sustainable Brampton
Eden District Council Sutton Bridge & Wingland Parish Council
Eden Housing Association Swaledale Scout Group
Elstead PC Tattingstone Parish Council
Encounter Eden Tees Valley Rural Action
English Rural Housing Association Teignbridge District Council
Epwell Parish Council The Clacklose Hundred CBS
Eskdaleside cum Ugglebarnby PC The DR Company
Essex Police The Flower Export Co Ltd
Etchingham Parish Council The Forum of Private Business
Everybody "Get On Board" The Grassington Hub
Everybody get on board egob  The Methodist and United Reformed Churches
Exmoor National Park Authority The National Centre for Rural Health & Care
Exstream Networks Ltd The Rural Services Partnership 
Farlington Parish Meeting The Shoreline Benefice
Farming & Rural Issues Group South East The Trails Trust 
Farthinghoe Parish Council Tiffield Parish Council
FcCN Tredington Parish Council 
Feltwell Parish Council Trent and Dove Housing
Fenstanton Parish Council United Benefice of Dolphinholme, Quernmore & Over Wyresdale
FirstGroup UK Bus Division Upper Beeding Parish Council
FoCS &Constantine Enterprise Co W.A.T.A.G.
Forest Heath District Council Waddingham parish council
Forest of Dean Green Party Warwickshire Older Peoples Forum
Friends of Constantine Surgery  West Devon Borough Council
Friends of the Lake District West Lakes Adventure
FRYERS GARAGE West Lindsey District Council
GoGilsland West Somerset Council 
Granborough Parish Council Weston Under Redcastle Village Hall
GRCC What's On In Landbeach (village newsletter)
Great & Little Carlton Parish Council Wheels to Work Ryedale
Great Addington Parish Council Whitby and District Tourism Ass
Great Gransden Parish Council Whorlton & Swainby Parish Council
Great Limber Parish Council Willey Parish Council
Gweek Parish Council Wiltshire College & University Centre
Gwennap Parish Council Winford Parish Council
Hampshire County Council Winteringham Parish Council
Hamsey Parish Council Wittersham Parish Council
Haresfield parish counci Woodchester Parish Council
Harrington Parish Council World Organisation of Family Doctors Rural Group (RuralWonca)
Harston Parish Council Yarnton Parish Council
Hastoe Group Yelvertoft Parish Council
Hastoe Housing Association Yorkshire Agricultural Society
Haughton Parish Council Yorkshire Food Farming and Rural Network
Hayton Parish Council Young Somerset

A. Crouchman John Hutchinson
Abby  Navarre John Ingleby
Abi Culley John Milne
Adam Paynter - Leader of Cornwall Council John Otley
Adam Pilgrim John R.K.Brown
Adrian Cullis John Shorter
Adrian Louis John Toye
Alan Parker John Ward
Alastair Sheehan Jon Moss
Alexandra Channer Jon Turner
Alison Abraham Jonathan Rose
Alison Brown Josephine Parish
Alison Cruse Josie Palmer
Alison Robinson Joyce Hutchinson
Alistair Banks Jude Considine
Allan Redfern Judith Pressley
Allan Scott Judy Bell
Amanda Brown Julia Berry
Amber Nuttall Julia Ford
Andrew Dyke Julia Plinston
Andrew Fitter Julia Tingle
Andrew Knight Julian Tatam
Andrew Lanham Julian True
Andrew McDonald Julie Hardy
Andrew Shaw Juliet Williams
Andrew Simkins Karl  Love
Andrew Talliss Kate Belinis
Andy Blackwell Katharine Harrod
Angela Barnes Kathleen Pym
Angela Lawrence Kathy Cuthbert
Angela Thirkill Keeley Rudd
Anica Alvarez Nishio Keith Riste
Ann Day Keith Roberts
Ann Hindley Keith Townson
Anne Croasdell Ken Christy
Anne Kemp Ken Clifford
Anne Lawson Ken Geddes
Anne Shilton Ken Johnson
Anne-Marie Hamilton Kenneth Bray
Anne-Marie Spalding Kevin Dukes
Anthony Hyde Kevin Forbes Mitchell
Anthony Stokes Kevin Furnish
Anthony Trollope-Bellew  Kevin Hynes
Anthony W Penn Kevin Kendall
Anthony Williams Kevin Wood
Antoinette Wisbey Kevin Wood
Avis Thomas Kieran Carr
B Fludgate Kim Atkinson
Barbara Fisher Kirsty McDowell
Barbara Le Gallez Laurence Keeley
Barbara Stanway Lauretta Williams
Barry Olorenshaw Lee kane
Ben Hogben Lesley Everett
Beryl Janet James Lesley Long
Beth Martin Lesley Woledge
Bev Iles Leslie Hann
Bevan Craddock Linda Harman
Beverley Parker Lisa Clements
Bishop John Stroyan Lisa Dixon
Bishop of Ely Lisa Spivey
Bob Watters Liz Berry
Bob Welch  Liz Johnson-Idan
Brenda Weston Lois Rowlands
Brian A Martin Lorette Holborn
Brian Foley Louisa Lockwood
Brian Wilson Louise Haywood
Bruce Heywood Louise Tucker
Canon Martin Coppen Lucy Aldridge
Carol Mew Lydia Stocks
Carol Perry Lydia Stocks
Caroline Ashall M F Holmes
Caroline O'Neill M. Brombley
Caroline Palethorpe Madeleine king
Carolyn Peck Malcolm Baldwin
Catherine Hitchens Malcolm Bloor
Catrin John Malcolm Rigler
Charles Fryer Margaret Gibson
Charles Wild Margaret Guest
Charlotte Squire Marguerite Shapland
Cherry Ekins Marian I Green
Chris Abraham Mark Hall
Chris Bell Mark Harris
Chris Bridgman Mark Haworth-Booth
Chris Bright Mark Herriott
Chris Cowcher Mark McEvilly
Chris Everidge Mark Nash-Williams (Revd)
Chris Higgins Mark Turner
Chris Lambert Marshal Scott - Chief Executive of Ribble Valley Borough Council
Christine Patty Martin Craddock
Christine Rust Martin Flanagan
Christopher Hurst Martin Rowell
Christopher Matijasevic Martin Weston
Cindy Rigney Martin Windley 
Claire Brooks  Mary Robinson
Claire King Maureen Dobson
Claire Way Maurice E Hall
Clare Gamble Melanie Thew
Clare Mahaddie Melissa Whittaker
Claudine Scatchard Merietta Raymond
Clive Neal-Sturgess Mervyn Benford
Cllr Angie Dale Michael David John Price
Cllr B Weston Michael Lyons
Cllr Bill Lane Michael Scott Pearey
Cllr Brenda Weston Michael Toogood
Cllr Caroline Page Mikchael Bell
Cllr Jan Goffey Mike Allen
Cllr John Hassall Mike Cooper 
Cllr John Hassall  Mike Gant
Cllr John McNeill Mike Hawes
Cllr Julie Yelland Mike Stanton
Cllr M Devine Mike Willmott
Cllr Maggie Ray Moya Stewart
Cllr maureen Dobson Mr Alan Hopkins
Cllr Melissa Whittaker-Mather Mr Ray Shapland
Cllr Mike Lovell Mrs  J Westwood 
Cllr Nathan Garbutt Moore Mrs B. Uren
Cllr Norma Raynes Mrs Barbara Tocher
Cllr Robbie Mack Mrs Emma Dunn
Cllr Tamsyn d'Arienzo  Mrs Gesella J Tidy
Cllr. Colin Rose Mrs Jane Virginia Stollery
Cllr. Nigel Shaw Mrs Jean S Sangster
Cllr. Richard Good Mrs Santa Checkley
Cllrc.Strange Mrs Victoria Firth
Colin Adsley Myles Thomas
Colin Luker Nathan Harmer-Taylor 
Colin Parnell Neil Watson
Colin Rose Nicholas Ronald
Colin Smith Nick Boothroyd
Colin Stroud Nick Edmonds
Colin Tindill Nick Morton
Corony Edwards Nicky Bishop
Councillor Gary Cowan Nicola Barker
Councillor Kate Parkinson  Nicola Kingman 
Daniel Tebbutt Nicola Salter
Daniel Walton Nik Harwood
Danny Moody Owen Bierley
Darren Arulvasagam Patricia Holtom
Dave Lewis Patrick Kimber
David Ansbro Patrick Spink
David Ansbro Paul Booton
David Cohen Paul Cranstone
David Darlow Paul French
David Evans Paul Graham
David Evans Paul Graham
David Gluck Paul Harrison
David Harknett Paul Heinrich
David Jeffels Paul Rogers
David Rawlinson Paul Simpson
David Roe Paulette Barton
David Simpson Pauline McCarthy
David Swinborne Peter Carrell
David Tooke Peter Clarke
David Webb Peter Cowx
Dawn Beeby Peter Daniels
Debbie Reyland Peter Fane
Deborah Mitchell Peter Griffiths
Deborah Munro Peter Hodge
Deborah Sellis Peter Holmes
Debra Styles Peter Jones
Denis Pye Peter Logan
Derek Nicholls Peter Moore
Diana Garrod Peter Sleet
Diane  Elphinstone Phil Appleyard 
Doina Cornell Phil Galpin
Donald MacIntyre Philip Cornish 
Doreen M Shineton Philip Cupit
Dr Alan Rogers Philip Ham
Dr Clive Waddington Philip Paul 
Dr Gordon Morris Philippa Paget
Dr Graham Collier Phyllis Power 
Dr Kreseda Smith Pip Hayes
Dr Malcolm Rigler  Polly Foster
Dr Tim Jones Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham
Dr. Joan Hinde Professor Gerard McElwee
E Mather Professor Simon Pemberton
E Young R. Pushman
Ebbie Hulland Rachael Troughton
Edith Gorst Rachel Bennett
Eileen Heaney Rachel Smith
Elaine O'Leary Rachel Thompson
Elaine Simpson Rachel Thompson MBE
Elaine Smith Ray Kay
Elizabeth Clark Raymond Brookfield
Elizabeth McNabb Raymond Brookfield
Elizabeth Withington Rev John L Evans
Emilia Simmons Revd Canon Liesbeth Oosterhof
Emily Brailsford Revd Richard Kirlew
Emma Bould Richard Crabtree
Emma Gray Richard Crabtree
Emma James Richard Dorman
Emma Parry Richard Good
Emma Powlett  Richard Good 
Emma Williams Richard Hosking
Enid Smith Richard Parkinson
Eric Buckley Richard Pavitt
Faye Mitchell Richard Sherras
Fran Mason  Rita Lawson
Frances Beatty Robert A Hatt
Frances Harris Robert Hodgson
Francis Hayden Robert Irvine
Frank Cottee Robert Lemmon
G S Dowding Robert Marshall
G. Burrows Robert Sloan
Gail Jackson Robert Wallace
Gail West Robin Walls
Gary Dillon Robin Wilkinson
Gary Moss Roger Daniels
Gemma Finnegan Rosemary Ashley
Georgina Clark Rosie Weaver
Geraldine Hartshorne  Ross Durkin
Gillian White  Rowena Salter
Gina Dowding  Ruth Coe
Gordon Grant Ruth Conley
Gordon Morris Ruth Foster
Grace Everett Ruth Holman
Graham Yeo Ruth West
Guy Browes Ryan Wills
Guy Tucker Sacha Hagar
H Moss Sal Robinson
Harriette Dottridge Sally Lemsford
Harry St John Sally Lewis
Hazel Smith Sally Samuels
Heather Crispin Sam Jones
Helen Gundry Sam Ross
Helen Johns Samantha Charles
Helen Richards Samantha Haywood
Hilary Edwards Samantha Hine
Hilary Joyce Sandra Lesley Hill
Hilary Nelson Sandra Morrison
Hilary Nelson Sandra Smith
Holly Jones Sara Fraser
Holly Lombardo Sarah Emmett
Howard Maxted Sarah Foxcroft 
Hugh Dixon Sarah Thompson 
Hywel Lloyd Sarah utting
Ian Cass Saskia Syms
Ian Collingwood Scott Mann MP 
Ian Cruise-Taylor Scott Patient
Ian Gennery Sharon Jarvis
Ian Jenkins Sharon Oatley
Ian Lings Shaun Beattie
Ian Marshall Sheila Buckfield
Ian Studd Sheila Pearce
Ian Wilson Sheila Summerscales
Iona Parker Sonya Exton
Jackie Lamgley Sophie Le Metais
Jackie Smith Stan Martin
Jacky Creswick Stephen Andrews
Jacqueline Rogerson Stephen Guy Dru Drury
Jacqui Bruce Stephen Macdonald 
Jacqui Channon Stephen Real
Jacqui England Steve Cowley
James Agnew Steve Critten
James Alcock Steve Diamond
James Catmur Steven Alden
james Del Mar Stuart Watts
James Weddell Sue Barker 
James Wiseman Sue Burrows
Jan Coulthard Sue Gott
Jane Blackmore Sue Green
Jane Mortimer Sue Johnson
Jane Townsend Sue Osborne
Jane Wade Sue Rogers
Jane Westbrook Sune Nightingale
Jane Whittaker Susan Beauchamp 
Jane Wright Susan Ellen Smith
Janet Carr Susan L. Scotter
Janet Clark Susan Mary Johnson
Janette Holt Susan Prochak
Janette Williamson Susan Ragbourne
Janice Banks Susan Roberts
Janice Bridger Susan Rufus
Jasmine Black Susan Scotter
Jayne Gale Suzanne Rudge
Jayne Pease Suzie Morley
JD Grant Teresa Crabb
Jean Nicholls Teresa Pascoe
Jean Sangster Teresa Taylor
Jeffrey Summers Terry Batson
Jennie Hewitt Terry Grocutt
Jennifer Weston Tim Christian
Jenny English Tim Hayward-Smith
Jenny Fisher Tim Hopkinson 
Jeremy Cooper Timothy Coombe
Jeremy Groome Timothy Everett
Jill White  Timothy Roberts
Jim Beard Tina Greenwood
Jim Robertson Tom Holway
Jo Cottee Tom Kingstone
Jo Roundell Greene Tom Lindsay
Jo Rust Tom Lowry
Jo Wood Tony Price
Joan Moorhouse Trevor B Gill
Joan Sanger Trevor Russel 
Joanne Ainscough Tricia Fogden
Joanne Alderton Trisha Fermor
Joe Harris Valerie Kendall
John Barnes Valerie Marriott
John Barnett Valerie Smith
John Beer Vanessa Saunders
John Beer Veronica Sadowsky
John Doran Vivien Margaret Twort
John Edwards Wendy Amis
John Firrell Wendy Bond
John Griffiths - Leader of West Suffolk Council Wendy Turner
John Hall Wes Hinckes
John Hatto William Gray
John Hawkins William Warburg
John Howes Yaar Dagan Peretz


Sign up to our newsletter to receive all the latest news and updates.