Rural Words

Monday, 23 June 2014 11:14

Planning for Britain's rural future

Are planning reforms breathing new life into rural communities or bringing them into battle over unwanted development? Jessica Sellick Investigates.

Jessica Sellick examines the national framework for the LEADER method of delivering Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding.

HOW local authorities can apply to the government's £320m fund to help councils transform local services.

What does the future hold for the arts in rural areas? Jessica Sellick investigates.

Sunday, 16 February 2014 21:18

'No decision about me, without me'?

Jessica Sellick looks at the changing face of healthcare and rural patient pathways.

Tuesday, 14 January 2014 14:54

Is the rural 'Big Society' delivering?

What can we learn from 'Big Society' approaches to delivering rural services? Jessica Sellick investigates.

PUBLIC transport is simply non-existent in much of the countryside. So what is the future for our rural communities?

Monday, 21 October 2013 09:37

A growing digital divide?

The internet is now an essential part of our everyday lives. But is digital technology leaving rural residents behind? Jessica Sellick investigates.


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Observatory
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Health Network
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Performance Benchmarking
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Parliamentary Group
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