RURAL charities are among those to share £22.7m in government funding to support older veterans.
Britain's best rural places to live in 2017 have been revealed in the latest annual quality of life survey.
Rural communities will benefit from new measures to make homes cheaper to heat, says the government.
An extra £2bn in funding is unlikely to resolve the challenges faced by adult social care providers, warn local authorities.
Further action is neeeded to ensure that the government's Housing White Paper delivers for rural areas, an expert has warned.
RURAL leaders have welcomed government plans to tackle Britain's shortage of homes.
Two thirds of rural people support building the new of homes in their local area, says a survey.
A GOVERNMENT crackdown aims to stop urban drugs gangs targeting rural communities.
A fund founded by Prince Charles has unveiled £670,000 in grant support for rural initiatives.
Rural business leaders have set out five action points they claim will help ease the shortage of affordable homes.
Defra secretary Andrea Leadsom has confirmed a £120m funding boost for rural businesses across England.
England's first ever garden villages will help to ease the country's housing crisis, says the government.