What's new: Rural Services Manifesto

Our manifesto, Seeking the Best for Rural England 2015-2020, was launched on 10 December 2014. Published ahead of the 2015 general election, it calls on an incoming government to ensure rural areas are living, thriving places, which can sustain mixed communities and compete in today's fast-changing economic climate.

To view our manifesto, click here

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Fairer Funding
For our Fairer Funding campaign information click here

BBC Countryfile Magazine

Countryfile magazine
For the latest issue of BBC Countryfile magazine, click here


For analysis and comment on key rural services, click here.


Local Authority pages
To access tailored information on your local authority, click here


Health Network
For information relating to health, click here.

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Performance Benchmarking
For our latest Rural Performance Benchmarking analysis click here 

Neil Parish MP

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To see MPs call for a fair share for rural local authorities, click here.


Parliamentary Group
For the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Rural Services, click here.

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Our Events
For Rural Services Network events and notable dates, click here.

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Rural studies archive
For our Commission for Rural Communities archive, click here.