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Sunday, 15 October 2017 21:04

Villagers take over rural petrol station

A group of rural residents have taken over their local petrol station in a bid to save it from closure.

Sunday, 15 October 2017 19:48

Rural homelessness – an invisible issue?

What can be done to prevent and relieve homelessness in rural areas? Jessica Sellick investigates.

Friday, 13 October 2017 20:16

Royal encouragement for rural homes

The Princess Royal will deliver a keynote speech on affordable rural housing at a national landowner conference.


The Rural Services Network responds after the government pledges a £20,000 'golden hello' for rural GPs.


Thursday, 12 October 2017 20:39

£20,000 'Golden hello" for rural GPs

TRAINEE doctors are to receive £20,000 to work in rural and coastal communities struggling to recruit GPs.

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 21:38

Rural MP slams government on broadband

Former Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has criticised the government for failing rural people on broadband.

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 22:28

Wellbeing and the countryside exhibition

A new exhibition explores the complex relationships between wellbeing and the countryside.

Monday, 09 October 2017 12:59

Internet giant spurs rural jobs growth

Internet giant Amazon is helping Britain's rural businesses double their revenue growth, suggests a survey.

Friday, 06 October 2017 11:56

Special week targets rural crime

POLICE, councillors and local residents have teamed for a week of action against rural crime in Northamptonshire.

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 21:46

Focus on broadband reliability, not speed

RURAL broadband provision should focus on reliable connections rather than high speeds, says a report.

Tuesday, 03 October 2017 19:16

Council bid to combat rural isolation

A RURAL council has launched a special group to combat loneliness in the countryside.

Monday, 02 October 2017 07:26

Concern over firefighter shortage

A shortage of rural firefighters has triggered a number of recruitment drives to fill vacancies in village fire stations.

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