POLICING in North Dorset is being restructured to better meet rural needs.
A BETTER system is needed to meet the social care needs of elderly rural residents, the Rural Services Network has warned.
European subsidies should be refocused to unlock wider rural growth after the UK leaves the European Union, says a think tank report.
Patients waiting weeks to see GP due to lack of rural doctors (Grimsby Telegraph)
Shortage of rural doctors puts patients' health at risk (Scunthorpe Telegraph)
What social and healthcare services can rural people expect? (BBC Radio 4 - Farming Today)
- Comments from Graham Biggs (RSN Chief Executive) starts at 7.50 minutes. Content available until 14th March 2017
An additional £2m is to be invested to improve the surface of rural roads in Devon.
RURAL leaders have welcomed government plans to tackle Britain's shortage of homes.
A shortage of rural GPs has left rural patients in Lincolnshire waiting four-weeks to see their doctor.
A new agreement means more rural residents will be able to bank at their local post office.
Two thirds of rural people support building the new of homes in their local area, says a survey.
POLICE in one of England's largest counties are appealing for volunteers to help tackle rural crime.
AN urgent adjustment to local government funding is needed to deliver vital rural services, a leading MP has warned.
A GOVERNMENT crackdown aims to stop urban drugs gangs targeting rural communities.