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Monday, 27 June 2016 12:51

Network fights for better broadband

RENEWED effort is required to ensure that the final 5% of premises have adequate broadband connections, says the Rural Services Network.

RURAL local authorities are seeking assurances that they won't be worse off after the UK voted to leave the European Union.

Sunday, 26 June 2016 19:30

Rural businesses 'united' post-Brexit

RURAL businesses have pledged to work together to create opportunities following the UK vote to leave the European Union.

Thursday, 23 June 2016 18:52

Watchdog welcomes rethink on NHS

THE government has granted more time for refining National Health Service plans which criticis say threaten to marginalise rural communities.

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 19:44

Public transport 'vital' to reach services

PUBLIC transport plays a vital role in connecting rural residents with local services in Scotland, says a report.

Will devolution open up opportunities for rural economic growth and regeneration? Jessica Sellick investigates.

Friday, 17 June 2016 06:06

New network for 10,000 village halls

A new online voice has been launched to represent the interests of England's 10,000 village and community halls.

Thursday, 16 June 2016 05:49

New rural crime strategy for Bedfordshire

POLICE have launched a new plan to tackle rural crime a deliver a fair deal for communities in Bedfordshire.

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 04:58

Wireless broadband connects villages

TWO Essex villages are among the first to benefit from wireless technology bringing superfast broadband to rural communities.

Monday, 13 June 2016 05:49

£6m growth fund re-opens for bids

A £6m fund to boost economic growth and job creation has re-opened for new bids in Nottinghamshire.

Friday, 10 June 2016 18:22

Police issue warning over rural crime

POLICE are urging countryside communities to help tackle rural crime following a spate of thefts in Lincolnshire.

Thursday, 09 June 2016 19:55

Charity helps save rural bus routes

A community transport organisation is helping to maintain rural bus routes following drastic budget cuts.

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