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Friday, 12 December 2014 14:38

MPs vent rural broadband frustration

THE chief executive of Broadband Delivery UK has come under fire from MPs over the company's failure to meet rural internet access targets.

Friday, 12 December 2014 11:11

Guide tackles rural housing crisis

A GUIDE promoting affordable rural homes has been launched by the Rural Housing Alliance and Rural Services Network.

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 11:02

Manifesto calls for fair rural deal

THE Rural Services Network has published its manifesto ahead of the 2015 general election, calling for a fairer deal for rural England.

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 10:53

Manifesto calls for fair deal for rural England

The Rural Services Network has published its manifesto ahead of the 2015 general election - calling for a fairer deal for rural England.


Tuesday, 09 December 2014 15:25

£1.6m boost for rural economy

A £1.6m bid has been approved to boost farming and rural businesses in Leicestershire.

Sunday, 07 December 2014 12:07

Devolution: a new deal for rural England?

Devolution is often talked about in a national or urban context. But what might devolution mean for rural England? Jessica Sellick investigates.

Saturday, 06 December 2014 16:15

Councils win 'work together' funding

FOUR largely rural local authorities working together to save money have been awarded £2.9m in government funding.

Saturday, 06 December 2014 15:48

Rural post not under threat - Ofcom

A GOVERNMENT watchdog has dismissed warnings that postal deliveries to rural areas are under threat.

Saturday, 06 December 2014 15:21

Groups unite for rural communities

RURAL organisations have come together to warn that the priorities of rural communities risk being sidelined.

Wednesday, 03 December 2014 20:41

Call for parity on mental health

RECOMMENDATIONS in a report calling for parity between the treatment of physical and mental health could benefit rural patients.

Tuesday, 02 December 2014 09:03

Rural housing decision is 'huge blow'

A GOVERNMENT decision means developers will no longer have to provide affordable housing on many smaller rural sites.

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