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Monday, 13 March 2017 13:31

Warning over 'transport desert' bus cuts

Bus services have been hit hard by funding cuts with over 500 routes completely withdrawn or reduced in 2016/17.

Friday, 10 March 2017 13:51

Council maintains rural broadband pledge

ONE of England's biggest rural counties says 90% of premises will have access to superfast broadband by this summer.

Thursday, 09 March 2017 13:14

Caution over extra social care funding

An extra £2bn in funding is unlikely to resolve the challenges faced by adult social care providers, warn local authorities.

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 14:20

Little joy in Budget for rural business

THE government's Budget contained little joy for businesses in the countryside, say rural leaders.

Sunday, 05 March 2017 14:07

Call for new approach to rural land use

CAMPAIGNERS have called for a more strategic approach to rural land use and the countryside.

Thursday, 02 March 2017 21:47

Police strategy to cut rural crime

A NEW policing strategy aims to ensure a fair share of resources will combat rural crime in Suffolk.

Thursday, 02 March 2017 11:28

Rural fly-tipping incidents on the rise

Fly-tipping incidents are on the rise – with more rubbish being illegally dumped in rural areas.

Managing rural assets together would provide more opportunities for raising investment, argues Ivan Annibal.

Monday, 27 February 2017 10:41

Government commits to fairer rural funding

The government has underlined its commitment to ensuring that rural local authorities receive a fairer share of public funding.

What is agricultural innovation and what does it mean for rural places? Jessica Sellick investigates.

Friday, 24 February 2017 12:24

More action needed on rural housing

Further action is neeeded to ensure that the government's Housing White Paper delivers for rural areas, an expert has warned.

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