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Friday, 16 July 2010 08:00

Anger at rural broadband delay

RURAL leaders have expressed anger at delays to the roll-out of faster broadband connections.

Thursday, 15 July 2010 06:42

£400k for better rural broadband

A £400,000 fund aims to deliver faster broadband to rural communities in the East Midlands.

Wednesday, 14 July 2010 00:00

Green groups warn against cuts

CONSERVATIONISTS have joined forces to paint a grim picture of a countryside starved of money by budget cuts.

Tuesday, 13 July 2010 14:21

Young 'forced out of countryside'

HIGH house prices are forcing youngsters to move out of the countryside, campaigners have warned.

Monday, 12 July 2010 14:32

Budget threat to rural bus routes

RURAL bus routes are among those likely to be worst hit by a review of public transport funding, say campaigners.

Monday, 12 July 2010 11:28

When rural life is not so NEET...

Jobless rural youngsters not in education or training have a poor life chance, writes Brian Wilson.

Monday, 12 July 2010 08:08

Barriers hamper rural recovery

LOCAL authorities risk neglecting some important features of their rural economies, says a report.

Friday, 09 July 2010 06:46

Project speeds up rural broadband

A PROJECT to speed up rural broadband connections has been launched in the West Midlands.

Thursday, 08 July 2010 06:40

Rural role for social enterprise

SOCIAL enterprises could be used to deliver vital services to rural communities across England, the government believes.

Tuesday, 06 July 2010 00:01

State of countryside 2010 unveiled

STRONG rural communities can compensate for a lack of local services, claims the latest State of the Countryside report.

Monday, 05 July 2010 07:35

Prince Charles launches rural fund

PRINCE Charles has launched an initiative to help Britain's vulnerable rural communities.

Thursday, 01 July 2010 12:12

Green light for housing trusts

LOCAL communities are to build their own homes without having to lodge specific planning applications.

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