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Sunday, 30 July 2017 20:48

£200m for businesses and broadband

The government has unveiled £200m in grants for rural businesses and broadband projects.

How do policy makers recognise the needs of Britain's island communities? Jessica Sellick investigates.

Saturday, 29 July 2017 21:01

Rural welcome for broadband scheme

RURAL business leaders have welcomed a grant scheme to connect firms to faster broadband.

Friday, 28 July 2017 22:03

'Police must understand rural crime'

Many police officers fail to appreciate the impact of rural crime, suggests a study.

Calor is offering a free liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tank and pipework installation to rural, off-grid agricultural businesses.

Rural businesses are still struggling to get reliable mobile phone coverage and access to internet services, a survey reveals.

Business owners are being asked to help "unlock" the digital potential of rural Britain.

Friday, 21 July 2017 15:38

Calor Community Fund winners revealed

Energy company Calor has announced the winners of its Rural Community Fund to help improve local life.

St Austell and Newquay MP Steve Double has been appointed chairman of the influential Rural Fair Share Campaign group.

Thursday, 20 July 2017 19:18

Fund to tackle rural fuel poverty

A £150m fund to install affordable heating solutions in fuel poor homes could benefit rural households.

Thursday, 20 July 2017 11:05

Researchers focus on rural well-being

Researchers are keen to hear from people about their experiences of well-being and the countryside.

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 12:30

Threats and fear in wake of rural crime

Rural crime is costing farmers as much as £42.5m a year, says a report

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