Younger People

Youth funding proposal will benefit rural areas
1 March 2018
Rural area will benefit after Shropshire councillors agreed to provide an extra £40,000 for youth services. (Oswestrry Advertiser)

Leader voices issues faced by young farmers
6 March 2018
Young farmer chairman Laura Elliott has given an insight into the the key issues faced by rural youngsters. (Cambrian News)

Backbone of rural life is at risk of dying out
5 March 2018
YoungstersFarming has become an old man’s job but young people with new ideas will be needed more than ever after Brexit. (The Times)

Young people behind wheel in 20% of crashes
18 February 2018
Youngsters are still behind a large proportion of people responsible for road accidents, according to the latest data. (Plymouth Herald)

Young people priced out of rural homes
16 February 2018
THE growing number of expensive executive homes being built in rural communities is forcing out younger generations, according to countryside campaigners. (Yorkshire Post)

Call for action to halt the rural 'brain drain'
10 February 2018
ACTION is needed to halt the “youth brain drain” and attract more high paid jobs to the Ryedale area, according a leading councillor. (Darlington & Stockton Times)

Young entrepreneur on returning to rural Northumberland
12 February 2018
Young entrepreneurs living in rural Northumberland might expect to head from the hills into the city if they are to seek success. (Chronicle Live)

Looking to secure a future for rural schools
12 February 2018
Small schools in the Yorkshire Dales are facing a “critical” financial picture, authorities warn. (Yorkshire Post)

Young farmers urged to see bigger picture
27 February 2018
It’s vital that young farmers ‘look beyond the farm gate and step out from behind computers’, according to leading rural experts. (Farming Life)

Rural education is 'best option for pupils'
27 February 2018
A primary school and nursery in the Ettrick Valley is hoping to raise its pupil roll by attracting children from Selkirk. (Southern Reporter)

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