RURAL residents who want to improve their local community are being urged to sign up to the Village SOS campaign.
A LABOUR MP has called for more government suport for homes which are hard to heat.
THE Prince's Countryside Fund is looking to invest £800,000 in initiatives that protect and sustain Britain's rural communities.
A GOVERNMENT ruling on licensing fees is being hailed as a victory for England's 10,000 village halls.
A £22m programme aims to support communities looking to set up neighbourhood plans.
MORE details have emerged of new rural development schemes worth £3.5bn to the English countryside.
PEOPLE who live and work in the countryside face a bigger battle than ever to afford their own home, says a report.
A BUSINESS analyst who quit his job to become a rural landlord has scooped a top award for the best pub in Britain.
The next government is being urged to scrap the 'bedroom tax' in rural communities with fewer than 3,000 people.
A SPECIAL launch event will kick off a £1.4m nationwide campaign to inspire people who want to make a real difference in their rural communities.
AN URGENT review is needed so church people have more time for mission in rural communities, says a report.
RURAL communities have welcomed an independent review of the government's approach to 'rural proofing'.