Community

Monday, 24 August 2015 07:18

Rural starter homes must be appropriate

THE government must consider the wider implications of increasing the number of rural Starter Homes, says the Rural Services Network.

Monday, 17 August 2015 09:47

Drugs gangs target market towns

URBAN drugs gangs are targeting vulnerable adults and children in rural and coastal communities.

Monday, 17 August 2015 09:30

Rural motorists urged to slow down

POLICE are urging motorists to slow down during National Speed Awareness Week - especially in rural areas.

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 09:21

£500k flood support for rural areas

SIX rural communities are to share a £500,000 fund making it easier for them to apply for flood protection, says the government.

Friday, 07 August 2015 07:04

Landmark ruling favours rural housing

RURAL communities are set to benefit from a landmark ruling in favour of smaller rural housing developments.

Monday, 03 August 2015 08:39

Rural housing is 'greatest challenge'

THE need to provide more affordable rural homes has been described as one of the UK's biggest challenges.

Monday, 03 August 2015 00:00

Crime still a challenge despite drop

RURAL crime cost the UK economy £37.8m last year - despite an overall decline in every region.

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 19:39

Communities 'in control of local area'

A FURTHER 250 communities are taking greater control of local issues, says the government.

Monday, 27 July 2015 00:00

Budget brings woe for village halls

VILLAGE halls face higher running costs due to inadvertent consequences from this summer's Budget.

Thursday, 23 July 2015 20:43

Village halls receive council support

More than £60,000 has been awarded to help village halls support rural communities in the south of England.

Monday, 20 July 2015 10:49

'Deep concern' at Right-to-Buy plan

Rural experts have voiced "deep concern" at plans to extend the Right to Buy to housing association tenants.

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 07:47

Homes shortage threatens rural future

A SHORTAGE of affordable homes is pricing local young people and families out of the countryside, the government has been warned.


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