In the media

The Rural Services Network, including SPARSE Rural, is often quoted in the media - by newspapers and the specialist press, as well as on radio and television.

A selection of articles highlighting the work of the Rural Services Network on behalf of England's rural communities is shown below:


July 2014

Performance - module

Performance Benchmarking
For our latest Rural Performance Benchmarking analysis click here 

Neil Parish MP

Call for rural fair share ffairfshareisharesharerural services areas
To see MPs call for a fair share for rural local authorities, click here.


Parliamentary Group
For the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Rural Services, click here.

Our Events

Our Events
For Rural Services Network events and notable dates, click here.