Environment

Sunday, 05 March 2017 14:07

Call for new approach to rural land use

CAMPAIGNERS have called for a more strategic approach to rural land use and the countryside.

Thursday, 02 March 2017 11:28

Rural fly-tipping incidents on the rise

Fly-tipping incidents are on the rise – with more rubbish being illegally dumped in rural areas.

Friday, 10 February 2017 11:48

Extra £2.5m to improve rural roads

An additional £2m is to be invested to improve the surface of rural roads in Devon.

Wednesday, 04 January 2017 19:12

War against fly-tippers 'must continue'

Rural leaders are urging local councils to continue a pre-Christmas crackdown against fly-tipping.

Friday, 09 December 2016 07:44

Crackdown against brazen fly-tippers

Councils are using new powers to crush vehicles belonging to fly-tippers who illegally dump rubbish in the countryside.

Wednesday, 09 November 2016 09:48

National Park beats tourism target

RURAL tourism is thriving in north-east England, reveals a new report commissioned by Northumberland National Park Authority.

Thursday, 20 October 2016 13:53

New action plan to tackle fly-tipping

THE rising cost of clearing up fly-tipped rubbish is putting pressure on local authorities struggling with funding problems.

Thursday, 06 October 2016 07:28

Cities can ease pressure on countryside

MORE attractive towns and cities would ease development pressure on the countryside, say rural campaigners.

Monday, 26 September 2016 04:20

Zero tolerance approach to fly-tipping

A zero approach to fly-tipping has been announced by rural organisations and public bodies in Hampshire.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 20:50

Ministers 'failing' on planning reforms

The government has failed to deliver a pledge to reduce planning barriers, say rural business leaders.

Wednesday, 03 August 2016 10:52

Tourism benefits as parks extended

DEFRA says rural communities will benefit after the boundaries are extended of two national parks.

THREE local authorities have joined forces to protect the Devon coast and countryside.