RURAL businesses in Lancashire will benefit from more than £4m to support employment and growth.
RURAL businesses across Sussex will be able to apply for their share of £3.2m in funding this summer.
A £1.7m funding pot aims to improve rural services, create jobs and boost the local economy in parts of Derbyshire.
THE first dedicated business awards for rural communities across the UK have opened for entries.
The government is backing a £500,000 rural marketing campaign to bring overseas visitors to Yorkshire.
A £1.6m bid has been approved to boost farming and rural businesses in Leicestershire.
A LOCAL council has earmarked £1,700 a year to support the rural economy in Dorset.
LOCAL councils have clashed with a national park authority over a ruling restricting the conversion of redundant barns.
PLANS submitted to DEFRA aim to support 139 businesses and create 79 jobs in rural Northamptonshire.
JOBS and investment in the rural economy are set to rise over the next 12 months, suggests a survey.
More than 2,500 rural businesses are set to receive a share of a £19m government fund.
A £150,000 rural business-to-business fund aims to help local firms thrive through innovation.