AN online toolkit aims to help retailers, councils and community leaders revive some of Britain's most most challenging high streets.
A £22m programme aims to support communities looking to set up neighbourhood plans.
FIVE people were arrested as police targeted rural crime hotspots and travelling criminals in North Yorkshire.
MORE details have emerged of new rural development schemes worth £3.5bn to the English countryside.
PEOPLE who live and work in the countryside face a bigger battle than ever to afford their own home, says a report.
A MAJOR conference will bring together experts to discuss ways of delivering effective rural health services.
A BUSINESS analyst who quit his job to become a rural landlord has scooped a top award for the best pub in Britain.
A CLAMPDOWN against rural crime in Avon and Somerset yielded good results, say police.
A £4m increase in government funding makes little difference to the financial injustice suffered for years by countryside communities, the Rural Services Network has warned.
The Rural Services Network has welcomed a £4m increase in government funding for rural local authorities but warned that it makes little difference to the financial injustice suffered by countryside communities for years.
The next government is being urged to scrap the 'bedroom tax' in rural communities with fewer than 3,000 people.
TELECOM giant EE has unveiled a £1.5bn investment plan to improve its rural coverage and expand its 4G service.