Tuesday, 01 September 2015 14:32

Rural policing campaign launched

A NATIONAL campaign has been launched to highlight the importance of rural policing.

Thursday, 27 August 2015 21:13

'Rural rangers' in fight against crime

POLICE have launched a scheme aimed at encouraging horse riders to volunteer to help fight rural crime.

Friday, 21 August 2015 08:06

Plan 'lacks ambition' on broadband

THE government's Rural Productivity Plan falls short when it comes to broadband, say rural business leaders.

Monday, 17 August 2015 10:27

Rural county 'leading on broadband'

Rutland is leading the way for fibre broadband, with a higher take-up rate than any other county.

CORNWALL has become the first rural authority in England to secure new powers to control local services.

Sunday, 19 July 2015 19:55

Productivity plan 'short on broadband'

The government's Productivity Plan to boost rural growth falls short when it comes to broadband, say campaigners.

Friday, 10 July 2015 11:16

Call to improve rural mobile coverage

MOBILE phone companies are under pressure to improve coverage in one of England's most rural areas.

Monday, 06 July 2015 08:37

Retailers slam Premium Bonds move

RURAL retailers have criticised a decision which means Premium Bonds will no longer be sold in Post Offices.

Sunday, 05 July 2015 20:24

Budget fears for rural bus services

FURTHER cuts to public transport services would decimate Britain's rural communities, the government has been warned.

Sunday, 28 June 2015 18:22

Communities battered on rural funding

RURAL people are continuing to get a raw deal on essential public services because government funding unfairly favours larger towns and cities.

Sunday, 21 June 2015 22:01

MPs ramp up pressure on broadband

RURAL MPs have joined forces to urge the government to deliver faster broadband to countryside communities.

Saturday, 20 June 2015 21:32

Conference to discuss rural housing

RURAL decision-makers and stakeholders have the opportunity to attend a major conference about housing in the countryside.

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