Community

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 13:44

Charities win support for rural services

RURAL charities are among those to share £22.7m in government funding to support older veterans.

Sunday, 02 April 2017 19:32

Revealed: Best rural places to live

Britain's best rural places to live in 2017 have been revealed in the latest annual quality of life survey.

Sunday, 02 April 2017 19:04

Energy measures 'help vulnerable homes'

Rural communities will benefit from new measures to make homes cheaper to heat, says the government.

Thursday, 09 March 2017 13:14

Caution over extra social care funding

An extra £2bn in funding is unlikely to resolve the challenges faced by adult social care providers, warn local authorities.

Friday, 24 February 2017 12:24

More action needed on rural housing

Further action is neeeded to ensure that the government's Housing White Paper delivers for rural areas, an expert has warned.

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 13:56

Government plan to tackle homes shortage

RURAL leaders have welcomed government plans to tackle Britain's shortage of homes.

Friday, 03 February 2017 08:28

Rural people support more 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.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 10:09

Landowners outline rural housing 'answers'

Rural business leaders have set out five action points they claim will help ease the shortage of affordable homes.

Sunday, 08 January 2017 20:33

Defra confirms £120m in rural funding

Defra secretary Andrea Leadsom has confirmed a £120m funding boost for rural businesses across England.

Monday, 02 January 2017 18:53

Garden villages 'will ease housing crisis'

England's first ever garden villages will help to ease the country's housing crisis, says the government.