THE government has guaranteed to continue funding rural development projects signed while the UK is still in the European Union.
RURAL people should have the same opportunities as people in cities, Defra secretary Andrea Leadsom has said.
THE government has announced a revaluation of business rates – a review it says will ensure fairer bills.
Shadow Defra secretary Rachael Maskell has pledged that a future Labour government will revitalise Britain's rural communities.
Countryside communities must join forces to secure a fair deal from the government following Brexit, the Rural Services Network has warned.
RURAL communities are preparing to seize the opportunites from Brexit following the UK's decision to to leave the European Union.
The government has been warned not to withdraw vital funding from rural communities as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.
Leaving the European Union will cost one of England's most rural counties £350m, according to estimates published by the local authority.
THE government will continue funding European projects after the UK leaves the EU – so long as they are signed before this year's Autumn Statement.
RURAL communities will benefit from plans to boost economic growth in northern England, says a government minister.
AN influential committee of MPs has launched an inquiry into the role of tourism in supporting rural growth in England.
RURAL local authorities are seeking assurances that they won't be worse off after the UK voted to leave the European Union.