Monday, 23 May 2016 07:04

Dorset 'on track' with broadband plan

Dorset says it is on track with plans to deliver faster broadband for its residents and businesses.

Monday, 23 May 2016 05:43

Devon keeps bus services on road

DEVON County Council has stepped in to keep two important rural bus services on the road.

Thursday, 19 May 2016 06:25

Police launch largest rural operation

A MAJOR operation involving six police forces saw a clampdown on criminals across the rural north of England.

Saturday, 14 May 2016 05:50

Expansion for innovative bus service

AN innovative rural bus services is set to carry more passengers after expanding to cover North Lincolnshire.

Rural areas have borne the brunt of more than 600 bank branch closures over the past year.

RURAL communities face a 'digital twilight zone' unless minimum broadband standards move with the times, say local authorities.

Sunday, 08 May 2016 19:42

Rural broadband 'by request only'

FASTER broadband connections will not be automatically rolled out to isolated rural areas, the government has confirmed.

Sunday, 08 May 2016 15:16

Fears over NHS plans for rural areas

NHS planning threatens to marginalise rural health needs, claims a local authority's watchdog.

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.

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