THE government has published guidance explaining how it defines a rural area.
THOUSANDS of hate crimes against people targeted because of their sexual orientation go unreported – particularly in rural areas, says a report.
Council leaders have called for tough new rules to tackle lorry drivers who bring bedlam to rural villages.
EXTENDING the right-to-buy to housing association tenants will be disastrous for rural communities, a leading academic has warned.
PRINCE Charles wrote to government ministers highlighting his concern over rural housing and countryside communities.
MOTORISTS living in some of the most rural communities can now benefit from a 5p per litre fuel price cut.
SWIFTER action can now be taken to resolve the problem of horses illegally abandoned or left grazing on land.
Action with Communities in Rural England has appointed an interim chief executive as the charity is restructured.
FUNDING worth £450,000 is being made available to help support social enterprises in Devon.
STAKEHOLDERS are invited to get involved with Rural Housing Week, which runs from 6-10 July.
ENTRIES are being invited for the 2015 Association of Community Rail Partnerships awards.
RURAL crime has fallen by 16% across the Avon and Somerset area, suggest new statistics.