LOCAL authorities risk neglecting some important features of their rural economies, says a report.
A PROJECT to speed up rural broadband connections has been launched in the West Midlands.
SOCIAL enterprises could be used to deliver vital services to rural communities across England, the government believes.
STRONG rural communities can compensate for a lack of local services, claims the latest State of the Countryside report.
PRINCE Charles has launched an initiative to help Britain's vulnerable rural communities.
LOCAL communities are to build their own homes without having to lodge specific planning applications.
The Rural Services Network unveils a ground-breaking strategic partnership with the world's largest privately owned property consultancy, Knight Frank LLP.
FINANCIAL independence and customer loyalty are helping rural businesses weather the economic downturn.
DEVASTATED staff at the Commission for Rural Communities have been told its work will continue, even though the watchdog is being axed.
THE government has launched a £1bn fund for areas and communities hard hit by public spending cuts.
THE government’s rural watchdog – the Commission for Rural Communities – is to be axed.
THE government has abolished a requirement for councils to report their performance in key areas to ministers.