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Sunday, 26 October 2014 22:50

'Vital' rural role ahead of cold weather

VOLUNTARY and community groups have a vital role in helping rural residents cope with cold weather, says a report.

Sunday, 26 October 2014 22:11

Grants open for neighbourhood planning

A GRANT scheme to encourage neighbourhood planning has opened for applications.

What services should local authorities provide and at what cost? Jessica Sellick investigates.

Sunday, 26 October 2014 20:40

Kent police scoop rural crime award

KENT Police have been named the country's best rural crime fighters at a special awards ceremony in London.

Friday, 24 October 2014 22:49

Archbishop wants 'radical' rural leaders

THE Archbishop of Canterbury has urged rural church leaders to be 'brave' and 'radical' – particularly with reference to shared leadership.

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Monday, 20 October 2014 13:12

Rural postal service under threat

REGULAR postal deliveries to remote communities must continue, the Rural Services Network has warned.

Monday, 20 October 2014 11:48

£75m fund to transform fire services

FIRE and rescue authorities will receive £75m to work together in a move the government says will improve efficiency while saving public money.

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