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Monday, 14 April 2014 14:31

Minister praises rural crime network

A GOVERNMENT minister has praised a rural network set up to combat crime in the countryside.

Monday, 14 April 2014 13:41

Views sought on small housing schemes

THE government is seeking views on exempting small housing schemes from section 106 affordable housing requirements.

Monday, 14 April 2014 13:09

Incentive will 'cut rural energy bills'

RURAL home owners are set to benefit from the government's latest renewable energy incentive.

Monday, 14 April 2014 12:56

Coastal path 'will boost economies'

TOURISM and local communities will benefit from two newly opened stretches of the England Coast Path, says the government.

Monday, 14 April 2014 12:41

Rural academy ranked 'good' by Ofsted

THE UK's first and only free school dedicated to the land-based sector has received a 'Good' rating from Ofsted.

HOW local authorities can apply to the government's £320m fund to help councils transform local services.

Sunday, 06 April 2014 20:39

£410m to 'transform' local services

RURAL communities will be among those that benefit from a £410m package to help councils transform local services, says the government.

Sunday, 06 April 2014 19:28

MPs slam government over broadband

AN influential committee of MPs has blasted the government over the roll-out of rural broadband.

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