The forthcoming UK referendum on EU membership is contributing to uncertainty for the rural economy, says a report.
RURAL youngsters grow up to earn less than their urban counterparts – even if they move to a city for work.
A rural business start-up and mentoring programme aims to breathe new life into the countryside.
RURAL businesses have the opportunity to bid for a share of £3.4m in European funding for Nottinghamshire.
THE government has launched a planning review it hopes will boost productivity in the countryside.
POLITICIANS are being urged to give rural businesses the same opportunities as their urban counterparts.
RURAL businesses are being encouraged to apply for a share of £3.6m in Lancashire.
RURAL businesses are invited to apply for the first round of funding in the LEADER programme in Worcestershire.
MILLIONS of pounds in grants are available to boost businesses and create jobs in rural Staffordshire.
OUTLINE applications for four LEADER programmes are now open in Lincolnshire.
SMALL towns and rural areas are among 26 new and extended Enterprise Zones announced by the government.
A pilot scheme to boost skills and careers is to be rolled out across rural East Sussex.