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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.

Wednesday, 11 August 2010 07:27

Government scraps Place Survey

THE government has scrapped the Place Survey in a further move to “release councils from Whitehall control”.

Saturday, 07 August 2010 17:28

The thinner blue (rural) line

Rural people are less likely to think that the police are doing a good job, writes Brian Wilson.

Saturday, 07 August 2010 16:16

£250k boost for affordable homes

A TRUST set up to help people build their own homes has received a £250,000 investment.

Saturday, 07 August 2010 15:03

Uncertainty over coastal path plan

UNCERTAINTY over government plans to create a public footpath around the English coastline has left rural businesses in limbo.

Saturday, 07 August 2010 14:47

Consumers lose out on broadband

RURAL consumers are being shortchanged by internet providers when it comes to broadband.

Friday, 06 August 2010 05:26

Big Society: Rural role is 'vital'

THE countryside must not be overlooked as the government strives to create a Big Society, rural leaders have warned.

RURAL communities are well placed to ensure the government meets its goal of delivering better public services, says England's biggest rural partnership.


Wednesday, 04 August 2010 06:03

£400k cinema scheme unveiled

A £400,000 scheme aims to bring the latest in digital cinema to venues across rural North Yorkshire.

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