We are pleased to announce the launch of the Rural Conference 2015: Aspiration to Action...The Rural Manifesto. It is being held this year at Park Campus, Cheltenham on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th September.
For further details and to book your place at this prestigious conference please click here
RURAL people are continuing to get a raw deal on essential public services because government funding unfairly favours larger towns and cities.
A CUMBRIAN council has been praised for supporting rural business by helping set up a local enterprise hub.
THOUSANDS of hate crimes against people targeted because of their sexual orientation go unreported – particularly in rural areas, says a report.
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)
Policy measures designed to tackle fuel poverty need redesigning, scaling up and better targeting, finds Brian Wilson.
What can we do to reduce the stigma and inequalities facing rural people experiencing mental distress? Jessica Sellick investigates.
How can we ensure rural voices are heard during the forthcoming General Election? Jessica Sellick investigates.