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.

RURAL areas are becoming some of the least affordable places to live in the country, says a report.

Monday, 23 June 2014 08:32

Competition to find best high streets

THE government has launched a national competition to find Britain's best high streets.

Thursday, 19 June 2014 11:27

Parish views sought on rural housing

The Rural Housing Policy Review is now seeking views of parish councils on affordable housing.

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