THE need to improve the provision of homes for countryside communities is being highlighted during Rural Housing Week.

MARKET towns and villages are being urged to enter an annual competition to find Britain's best high street.

Sunday, 03 July 2016 20:03

Prince's fund unveils £550k in grants

The Prince's Countryside Fund has unveiled grants worth more than £550,000 for rural communities.

Sunday, 03 July 2016 19:35

Police success against rural crime

A POLICE operation to tackle rural crime is continuing to disrupt criminal activity in Lincolnshire.

Friday, 17 June 2016 06:06

New network for 10,000 village halls

A new online voice has been launched to represent the interests of England's 10,000 village and community halls.

Monday, 23 May 2016 05:20

Researchers investigate food labeling

RESEARCHERS are investigating the extent to which consumers use traffic-light nutrition labelling when choosing food.

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 06:41

Government to address housing concerns

The government is expected to address rural concerns about its Housing and Planning Bill.

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 13:14

Warning over rural road safety

RURAL drivers are being urged to take extra care after figures showing most fatalities occur on country roads.

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 04:51

Call to protect affordable rural homes

Peers and rural groups have joined forces to argue for measures that protect the affordability of rural housing.

Friday, 01 April 2016 09:30

Clash over call for planning review

LOCAL councils and rural business leaders are divided over calls by MPs for a review of national planning policy.

Thursday, 17 March 2016 00:00

Prince's fund open for £50,000 grants

Funding is available for rural initiatives that benefit communities – such as projects involving village shops, pubs and the delivery of other important services.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 14:16

Britain's 50 best rural areas to live

The 50 local authority districts with the best quality of rural life have been revealed in a wide-ranging survey.