FUNDING is now available for projects that will create thousands of jobs across England, says the government.
COMMUNITY transport schemes need a cash injection and volunteers to meet growing demand, politicians have been warned.
POLICE are receiving a helping hand from rural residents as they target criminals in Northumberland.
How can we ensure rural voices are heard during the forthcoming General Election? Jessica Sellick investigates.
NEIGHBOURHOOD planning is a success for some - but it can still be burdensome and challenging, finds Brian Wilson.
WHAT does it mean for residents when their place they live or work is classed as 'rural'? Jessica Sellick investigates.
FOR England's economic potential to be realised, policy must look beyond metropolitan areas, finds Brian Wilson.
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)