Politics

Sunday, 18 January 2015 21:31

Rural voters lose faith in Westminster

The UK public have little faith in Westminster to deliver positive change for people living in rural communities, reveals a YouGov survey.

Monday, 12 January 2015 07:29

Go-ahead soon for £3.5bn rural programme

Brussels is set to give the go-ahead for a new rural development programme worth £3.5bn to the English countryside.

Wednesday, 31 December 2014 22:08

Questions over 'rural growth' claims

MORE opportunities could increase rural employment in England by as much as 6%, the government has claimed.

Tuesday, 30 December 2014 08:29

Manifesto features in Sunday Times

THE Rural Services Network manifesto calling for a fairer deal for rural England has been featured in the Sunday Times.

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 11:02

Manifesto calls for fair rural deal

THE Rural Services Network has published its manifesto ahead of the 2015 general election, calling for a fairer deal for rural England.

Thursday, 09 October 2014 21:58

Major rural policy conference unveiled

A MAJOR rural policy conference is to examine the different demands placed on the countryside.

Monday, 11 August 2014 14:42

Minister defends Green Belt record

COUNCILS should prioritise development on brownfield sites – and defend the countryside against urban sprawl, a government minister has warned.

THE next government must recognise the importance of rural businesses to the economy, business leaders have warned.

RURAL communities are continuing to suffer the loss of services and facilities, peers have warned.

Thursday, 05 June 2014 08:06

Economic plans 'must benefit countryside'

INVESTMENT plans contained in the Queen's Speech must also benefit the countryside, rural leaders have warned.

Thursday, 20 March 2014 12:50

Budget 'will help rural business'

MEASURES contained in the governemnt's budget will help businesses in the countryside, says rural insurer NFU Mutual.

Monday, 24 February 2014 13:55

Champion rural issues, politicians urged

CANDIDATES in this year's European elections are being urged to champion rural issues.


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