THE government has unveiled £7.6m for local authorities to try new ways of delivering local transport in rural areas.
MORE than 300 rural communities across rural England will receive new minibuses thanks to a £25m government fund.
COMMUNITY transport schemes need a cash injection and volunteers to meet growing demand, politicians have been warned.
POLICE are receiving a helping hand from rural residents as they target criminals in Northumberland.
A community-led broadband project is set to roll out superfast connections to part of rural Dorset.
GREATER powers may be needed to maintain a universal postal service to rural areas, MPs have warned.
RESIDENTS across 17 of the UK's most rural areas will see road fuel prices reduced from 31 May.
SLOW broadband connections threaten to undermine the rural economy – and can only be fixed by government investment, MPs have been told.
AN online toolkit aims to help retailers, councils and community leaders revive some of Britain's most most challenging high streets.
FIVE people were arrested as police targeted rural crime hotspots and travelling criminals in North Yorkshire.
A MAJOR conference will bring together experts to discuss ways of delivering effective rural health services.
A CLAMPDOWN against rural crime in Avon and Somerset yielded good results, say police.