Services

Thursday, 19 October 2017 21:10

Pledge to speed up mobile coverage

The government has pledged to speed up the rollout of faster mobile and broadband services to rural areas.

Sunday, 15 October 2017 21:04

Villagers take over rural petrol station

A group of rural residents have taken over their local petrol station in a bid to save it from closure.

Thursday, 12 October 2017 20:39

£20,000 'Golden hello" for rural GPs

TRAINEE doctors are to receive £20,000 to work in rural and coastal communities struggling to recruit GPs.

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 21:38

Rural MP slams government on broadband

Former Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has criticised the government for failing rural people on broadband.

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 22:28

Wellbeing and the countryside exhibition

A new exhibition explores the complex relationships between wellbeing and the countryside.

Friday, 06 October 2017 11:56

Special week targets rural crime

POLICE, councillors and local residents have teamed for a week of action against rural crime in Northamptonshire.

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 21:46

Focus on broadband reliability, not speed

RURAL broadband provision should focus on reliable connections rather than high speeds, says a report.

Tuesday, 03 October 2017 19:16

Council bid to combat rural isolation

A RURAL council has launched a special group to combat loneliness in the countryside.

Monday, 02 October 2017 07:26

Concern over firefighter shortage

A shortage of rural firefighters has triggered a number of recruitment drives to fill vacancies in village fire stations.

Thursday, 28 September 2017 12:57

Transport tops conference agenda

A first-of-its-kind event aims to help community groups address rural transport challenges in the east of England.

Sunday, 24 September 2017 19:43

Petition warns of rural GP shortage

Hundreds of people have signed a petition warning that GP practices in rural areas are struggling to recruit doctors.

Monday, 18 September 2017 16:26

Fairer funding 'vital' for rural schools

Fairer funding is vital for England's rural schools, the Rural Services Network has warned.