A zero approach to fly-tipping has been announced by rural organisations and public bodies in Hampshire.
Shadow Defra secretary Rachael Maskell has pledged that a future Labour government will revitalise Britain's rural communities.
Local authorities have called for new powers to tackle huge business rate debts.
POLICE have launched a major clampdown on rural crime – targeting hundreds of outlying businesses around York.
THOUSANDS of people have signed up to a police messaging service to combat rural crime.
What does the government's return to business focused policy-making mean for rural communities? Jessica Sellick investigates.
The Prince's Countryside Fund has announced a grant funding pot of over £600,000 to support vital rural initiatives.
Rural residents in Norfolk have secured a lottery grant towards the cost of constructing a new village hall.
MOBILE phone operators should be legally obliged to deliver universal coverage across the whole of Britain, say rural business leaders.
Countryside communities must join forces to secure a fair deal from the government following Brexit, the Rural Services Network has warned.
Campaigners have urged the government to use the Bus Services Bill to reverse rural transport cuts.
THE Rural Services Network and local authorities have issued a joint statement on government plans to move to 100% retention of business rates by 2020.