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Friday, 25 August 2017 18:21

Inn Crowd project boosts rural pubs

An arts-based scheme is helping put local pubs back at the heart of rural communities.

Thursday, 24 August 2017 18:43

Police quadbikes combat rural crime

Police have taken delivery of two quadbikes to combat rural crime in one of England's most rural counties.

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 17:49

Charity calls for rural driving lessons

Learner drivers should receive compulsory lessons on rural roads to reduce fatalities, say safety campaigners.

Monday, 21 August 2017 14:54

Big rise in second home ownership

More people now own a second home, including in rural and coastal areas, says a report.

Monday, 21 August 2017 14:43

What future for rural adult education?

Where next for rural adult education and learning?  Jessica Sellick investigates.

Friday, 18 August 2017 14:35

Rural crime tops commissioner's agenda

Rural crime topped the agenda during a visit by Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa.

Thursday, 17 August 2017 14:31

Rural funding maps published

The government has published maps to help applicants for grants under the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE).

Monday, 14 August 2017 12:16

Top five rural broadband questions

Broadband expert Daniel Heery answers the Top Five questions asked about obtaining faster rural internet access.

Monday, 14 August 2017 11:26

Sharp rise in cost of rural crime

THE cost of rural theft has risen sharply in the first half of 2017 – despite a 4% drop last year.

Sunday, 13 August 2017 09:11

Somewheres and Anywheres

A think piece by Dr Gary Bosworth (University of Lincoln) on David Goodhart's best-seller

Friday, 11 August 2017 13:58

Efficiency key to combat energy bills

Energy efficient homes are the key to keeping fuel costs low for rural residents, say housing experts.

THE government is facing calls to exempt new farm buildings from a revised approach to development tax for local infrastructure.

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