Rural schools will lose out because of an unfair funding formula, the Rural Services Network has warned.
Rural businesses are twice as likely to have inadequate internet connections as those in cities, says a study.
Representatives from England's 10,000 parish and town aim to raise their profile by marching on parliament.
Poor health in rural areas is being "masked" by idyllic images of the countryside, warns a study.
GRANTS of up to £5000 are on offer to communities who want to set up their own rural transport scheme in Dorset.
A DEDICATED team of police officers has been launched to lead the fight against rural crime in Derbyshire.
Bus services have been hit hard by funding cuts with over 500 routes completely withdrawn or reduced in 2016/17.
ONE of England's biggest rural counties says 90% of premises will have access to superfast broadband by this summer.
A NEW policing strategy aims to ensure a fair share of resources will combat rural crime in Suffolk.
The government has fallen short on a promise to deliver fairer funding for schools, say education campaigners.
VITAL local services face further cuts – despite forthcoming rises in council tax.
PRESSURE is mounting over government reforms which threaten to drive up rural business rates.