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Tuesday, 07 September 2010 00:10

Watchdog unveils rural agenda

POLICY-MAKERS are being urged to recognise the potential of rural areas to help the country recover from recession.

Monday, 06 September 2010 06:37

Heat-map highlights fuel poverty

ENGLAND'S most fuel-poor rural areas have been identified in a first-of-its-kind heat map.

Friday, 03 September 2010 18:26

Daily struggle for rural broadband

INADEQUATE broadband is jeopardising England’s rural communities, a Tory MP has warned.

Thursday, 02 September 2010 11:08

Police tractor tackles rural crime

POLICE have given a tractor a blue light and stripes to combat rural crime.

Tuesday, 31 August 2010 18:35

Oil 'tagged' to combat rural theft

RURAL residents are adding a special liquid to domestic heating oil so they can detect whether it has been stolen.

Tuesday, 31 August 2010 07:17

Rural doctors 'facing burnout'

RURAL doctors have warned they face burnout as they prepare for the latest round of NHS reorganisation.

Friday, 27 August 2010 08:03

Rural recovery at risk, says report

THE rural economic recovery is at risk due to high levels of public sector employment, suggests a report.

Wednesday, 25 August 2010 10:41

High street hits back against downturn

Market towns are taking a novel approach to overcoming the worst effects of the recession, writes Robert Bullard.

Monday, 16 August 2010 17:37

'Do or die' for rural England

RURAL services face meltdown as public spending is cut, a coalition of countryside groups has warned.

Thursday, 12 August 2010 05:07

Vulnerable rural England revealed

RURAL people are finding innovative ways to boost their income as countryside communities struggle to shake off the recession.

Wednesday, 11 August 2010 11:34

Summit to salvage pub scheme

A £3.3m fund to help stem local pub closures has been axed before a penny was paid out.

Wednesday, 11 August 2010 08:18

Guide to improve rural transport

AN online guide aims to help local authorities improve rural public transport.

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