Monday, 23 January 2017 13:57

Rate reform could destroy rural businesses

Rural communities will be among the biggest losers from what is described as a radical reform of business rates.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:07

£6.75m from EU on offer in Cumbria

Rural businesses and communities are to benefit from £6.75m of EU funding being made available in Cumbria.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 15:45

£1.4m business boost for East Devon

East Devon District Council is helping local rural businesses to apply for £1.4m in EU funded grants.

Thursday, 24 November 2016 10:37

Chancellor unveils 100% rural rate relief

Rural rate relief will increase from 50% to 100% from next April, saving a business up to £2900 a year.

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 09:08

£4m for rural tourism in Cumbria

THE government has unveiled a £4m fund to repair damage caused by winter storms in Cumbria last December.

Tuesday, 01 November 2016 10:13

Funding for rural projects in Norfolk

RURAL businesses will continue to benefit from a £9m European funding initiative managed by Norfolk County Council.

Monday, 03 October 2016 05:15

Tourism set to soar over next decade

THE English tourism sector is set to grow by nearly 3% every year over the next decade, suggests a study.

Saturday, 20 August 2016 11:43

Food tourism to boost rural economy

THE government has launched a food tourism grant scheme it hopes will boost the rural economy.

Tuesday, 02 August 2016 09:20

Grant scheme reopens for applications

A Rural Growth Network fund has re-opened to support the rural economy in north-east England.

Sunday, 26 June 2016 19:30

Rural businesses 'united' post-Brexit

RURAL businesses have pledged to work together to create opportunities following the UK vote to leave the European Union.

Monday, 13 June 2016 05:49

£6m growth fund re-opens for bids

A £6m fund to boost economic growth and job creation has re-opened for new bids in Nottinghamshire.

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 06:40

Funding support for rural business

RURAL businesses have the chance to explore support services and funding at a conference in north-east England.