Monday, 09 December 2013 11:17

Rural hubs could create more jobs

More rural jobs could be created by extending a network of enterprise hubs across the countryside, suggests a report.

Thursday, 05 December 2013 11:32

Last chance for rural business grants

BUSINESSES across Devon and Somerset are being urged to submit rural grant applications before a deadline early next month.

Sunday, 06 October 2013 20:32

Libraries become rural business schools

RURAL women are among those targeted by a £450,000 library scheme to help local people get started in business.

Sunday, 29 September 2013 13:11

Ambitious rural strategy unveiled

AN ambitious rural development strategy aims to boost the economy and service delivery across Norfolk.

Sunday, 22 September 2013 19:14

Rural economy is 'starting to recover'

RURAL businesses are more confident and optimistic than they were three months ago, suggest the latest figures.

Monday, 26 August 2013 14:54

Pledge follows rural hub closure

LOCAL businesses and communities will still receive the backing they need – despite the closure of Staffordshire's Rural Hub, says the county council.

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 07:09

Growth fund provides Sussex jobs boost

HUNDREDS of jobs will be created in East Sussex after the county received a multi-million pound funding boost.

Monday, 24 June 2013 09:10

Supermarkets 'failing rural economy'

BRITAIN'S big supermarket chains are failing to support the countryside and wider rural economy, claims a report.

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 10:05

Planning change could be 'rural boost'

RURAL businesses looking for ways to create long-term income streams could benefit from changes to planning rules, says specialist lender AMC.

Monday, 27 May 2013 08:31

Funding for Wiltshire rural business

BUSINESSES across Wiltshire and Swindon can bid for funding through a rural grants scheme.

Thursday, 23 May 2013 20:56

Government urged to boost tourism

MORE should be done to promote rural tourism, the government has been told.

Thursday, 16 May 2013 11:45

Rural economy 'faces further recession'

THE rural economy faces a battle to avoid slipping again into recession, says a report.