MOBILE broadband is more cost effective in rural areas than fibre-based connections, suggests a study.
PLANS submitted to DEFRA aim to support 139 businesses and create 79 jobs in rural Northamptonshire.
HOUSE prices are rising so much that soon only the wealthiest people will be able to buy their own home, says a report.
THE Rural Services Network has urged the government to abandon proposals to exempt smaller developments from affordable housing requirements.
Community libraries have grown rapidly in number and are taking on a variety of roles in rural communities, finds Brian Wilson.
Making sure 'more' is 'better' - Jessica Sellick examines how social enterprises are contributing to service delivery and sustainable rural communities.
INITIATIVES set up under the 2000 Rural White Paper to help market towns may have passed into history, but their legacy lives on, finds Brian Wilson.
YOUNG people in rural Scotland can face a stark choice - move away or stay and face limited opportunities, finds Brian Wilson.
Are planning reforms breathing new life into rural communities or bringing them into battle over unwanted development? Jessica Sellick Investigates.
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