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Monday, 02 March 2015 08:50

Toolkit aims to revive high streets

AN online toolkit aims to help retailers, councils and community leaders revive some of Britain's most most challenging high streets.

Friday, 27 February 2015 08:44

Boost for neighbourhood planning

A £22m programme aims to support communities looking to set up neighbourhood plans.

Friday, 27 February 2015 08:03

Arrests follow rural crime crackdown

FIVE people were arrested as police targeted rural crime hotspots and travelling criminals in North Yorkshire.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 10:08

More details of £3.5bn rural programme

MORE details have emerged of new rural development schemes worth £3.5bn to the English countryside.

Monday, 23 February 2015 15:55

Housing challenge 'bigger than ever'

PEOPLE who live and work in the countryside face a bigger battle than ever to afford their own home, says a report.

Sunday, 22 February 2015 13:56

Rural health services under scrutiny

A MAJOR conference will bring together experts to discuss ways of delivering effective rural health services.

Friday, 20 February 2015 13:31

Rural pub is 'Best in Britain'

A BUSINESS analyst who quit his job to become a rural landlord has scooped a top award for the best pub in Britain.

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 11:58

Rural crime clampdown yields results

A CLAMPDOWN against rural crime in Avon and Somerset yielded good results, say police.

Sunday, 15 February 2015 21:47

Rural grant increase is not enough

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.


Thursday, 12 February 2015 09:01

Scrap 'bedroom tax', says ACRE

The next government is being urged to scrap the 'bedroom tax' in rural communities with fewer than 3,000 people.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 17:29

£1.5bn rural mobile coverage plan

TELECOM giant EE has unveiled a £1.5bn investment plan to improve its rural coverage and expand its 4G service.


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