The government has underlined its commitment to ensuring that rural local authorities receive a fairer share of public funding.
What is agricultural innovation and what does it mean for rural places? Jessica Sellick investigates.
VITAL local services face further cuts – despite forthcoming rises in council tax.
PRESSURE is mounting over government reforms which threaten to drive up rural business rates.
A shortage of rural GPs has left rural patients waiting weeks to see their local doctor.
A SHORTAGE of rural GPs is putting patients' health at risk, says the Rural Services Network.
POLICING in North Dorset is being restructured to better meet rural needs.
A BETTER system is needed to meet the social care needs of elderly rural residents, the Rural Services Network has warned.
European subsidies should be refocused to unlock wider rural growth after the UK leaves the European Union, says a think tank report.
Patients waiting weeks to see GP due to lack of rural doctors (Grimsby Telegraph)
Shortage of rural doctors puts patients' health at risk (Scunthorpe Telegraph)
What social and healthcare services can rural people expect? (BBC Radio 4 - Farming Today)
- Comments from Graham Biggs (RSN Chief Executive) starts at 7.50 minutes. Content available until 14th March 2017
An additional £2m is to be invested to improve the surface of rural roads in Devon.
RURAL leaders have welcomed government plans to tackle Britain's shortage of homes.