Community

Monday, 11 August 2014 12:36

Cost of rural crime rises to £44.5m

RURAL theft cost the UK economy £44.5m last year, reveal statistics which show a rise of 5.2% on 2012.

Monday, 04 August 2014 08:52

Rural roads treated 'like racetracks'

MOTORISTS are being urged to slow down on rural roads after one in three drivers admitted driving too fast.

Sunday, 03 August 2014 20:20

'Urban' fund could benefit rural towns

RURAL and market towns could qualify for support from a new urban fund for Community Land Trusts.

Thursday, 24 July 2014 19:31

Charity urges end to 'bedroom tax'

A RURAL charity has repeated its call for the government to scrap the so-called bedroom tax in settlements of fewer than 3000 people.

THE contribution of the countryside is undervalued, according to a charity initiated by the Prince of Wales.

Sunday, 13 July 2014 21:36

£300m available for affordable homes

HUNDREDS of millions of pounds are "up for grabs" for councils to build more affordable homes.

THE Big Lottery Fund has announced almost £1.4m to help rural communities set up social enterprises.

Wednesday, 02 July 2014 22:31

Top awards for community enterprises

FIVE community shops and one co-operative pub have won prestigious awards from the Plunkett Foundation.


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