MPs and rural local authorities have called on the Government to honour a commitment to ensure rural communities receive fairer funding for public services.
A radical shake up is expected to see rural children receive more school funding for their education.
POST offices are central to combating social isolation in the countryside, a rural affairs champion has warned.
Funding for rural areas 'does little to close gap' (Leek Post & Times)
Pressure mounts on government over fairer funding (The Smallholder)
David Cameron's funding plan will isolate us, say Tory shires (Sunday Telegraph)
With less funding now available, are rural communities feeling the pinch? Jessica Sellick investigates.
Are we obscuring nature’s true value and putting the rural environment at even greater risk? Jessica Sellick investigates.
Post Office Locals are meant to deliver a better service for customers, as well as savings for taxpayers. But something is going wrong, finds Brian Wilson.