Thursday, 28 April 2016 06:58

Library workshops for rural Norfolk

Women in Norfolk are being asked to sign up for free rural writing workshops at their local library.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 07:21

Police trained against rural crime

POLICE in Lancashire have received special training in the fight against rural crime.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 06:48

Spotlight on Rural Health

We are working on the next Spotlight edition for anyone interested in rural health.

Monday, 25 April 2016 10:12

Concern at broadband proposal costs

Government plans for faster broadband threaten to impose an unfair cost on rural residents, says the Rural Services Network.

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 18:42

Hampshire reshapes library services

Volunteers will be asked to take rural residents to their local library after the mobile service closes in Hampshire.

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 12:56

End digital inequality for rural areas

RURAL residents with inadequate broadband connections should be compensated, say business leaders.

Friday, 08 April 2016 04:56

Pubs 'at heart of rural communities'

COUNCILS in Sussex are encouraging landlords to boost trade and help put the pub at the heart of rural communities.

Thursday, 07 April 2016 05:09

Patchy response to pothole fund

RURAL councils have given a lukewarm reception to a £250m fund to repair more than 4 million potholes.

Thursday, 07 April 2016 05:03

Police relaunch rural crime team

A team of officers dedicated to combatting rural crime has been re-formed in response to community concerns in Cambridgeshire.

Thursday, 31 March 2016 08:33

Funding available for rural services

APPLICATIONS have opened for the next round of rural LEADER funding in Worcestershire.

Thursday, 24 March 2016 06:36

Rural broadband languishes behind cities

RURAL broadband is less than one third the speed of connections in towns and cities, says the government's communications watchdog.

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 00:00

Rural broadband boost for south-west

Confirmed by the government, the funding will be matched by the private sector to generate a total of £8m to deliver ultrafast broadband speeds to at least 4000 premises.

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