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Friday, 28 April 2017 16:35

'Action needed now on rural housing'

Urgent action is needed to provide more affordable homes in the countryside, says the Rural Services Network.

 

Housing is consistently rated as one of the top challenges facing rural communities across the country, says the Rural Services Network.

 

Thursday, 27 April 2017 10:19

Bus Act 'chance to boost services'

NEW measures are an opportunity for local authorities to improve services, say transport campaigners.

Thursday, 27 April 2017 09:40

Call for rural productivity evidence

Rural businesses and communities are being asked to help explore issues around rural productivity and growth in south-west England.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 09:47

'Digital tax' proposal ditched - for now

Rural businesses have welcomed a government decision to drop its Making Tax Digital plan from the Finance Bill.

Monday, 24 April 2017 10:29

More communities warn of GP shortage

MORE rural communities are suffering from a shortage of doctors – with some surgeries warning of an impending crisis.

Police in Lincolnshire are due to take delivery of a fleet of 4x4 vehicles to combat rural crime.

Thursday, 20 April 2017 10:54

Don't punish diesel drivers - rural MP

The government must not punish motorists who drive diesel vehicles, a prominent rural MP has warned.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 11:06

'Missed chance' to tackle fly-tipping

Government plans to tackle the scourge of fly-tipping are a missed opportunity, rural leaders have warned.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 14:13

'Rural voice must be heard in election'

RURAL communities must not be sidelined by politicians standing in the general election, the Rural Services Network has warned.

 

It is vital that the rural voice is heard by candidates in the June 2017 general election, says the Rural Services Network.

 

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