Services

Sunday, 26 October 2014 20:40

Kent police scoop rural crime award

KENT Police have been named the country's best rural crime fighters at a special awards ceremony in London.

Monday, 20 October 2014 13:12

Rural postal service under threat

REGULAR postal deliveries to remote communities must continue, the Rural Services Network has warned.

Monday, 20 October 2014 11:48

£75m fund to transform fire services

FIRE and rescue authorities will receive £75m to work together in a move the government says will improve efficiency while saving public money.

Monday, 20 October 2014 11:00

Faster broadband for rural Dorset

RURAL communities across North Dorset will benefit from faster broadband next year, says the local council.

Sunday, 12 October 2014 20:39

Rural pubs are community hubs

A TYPICAL rural pub injects £100,000 into the local community – and is much more than just a place to drink.

Sunday, 12 October 2014 20:35

Safeguard emergency services, says MEP

A West Midlands MEP is calling for the region's rural emergency services to be protected and safeguarded.

Sunday, 12 October 2014 20:04

Rural roads 'deadlier than motorways'

MORE people die on rural roads than on motorways – but drivers are oblivious to the risks, suggests new research.

Saturday, 04 October 2014 11:38

Rural areas are academic 'cold-spots'

A LACK of universities and colleges means some rural areas are academic cold-spots, says a report.

Thursday, 02 October 2014 08:28

Communities urged to tackle crime

RURAL leaders are urging people in Nottinghamshire to remain vigilant in order to help police combat crimes in the countryside.

Monday, 29 September 2014 14:54

Westminster push to tackle digital divide

BUSINESS and community leaders visited Westminster to push for improvements to mobile phone signals and broadband in rural areas.

Monday, 29 September 2014 10:48

MPs launch postal competition inquiry

MPs have launched an inquiry amid claims that Royal Mail faces unfair competition.

Monday, 29 September 2014 10:11

Poor internet hampers rural schools

RURAL pupils are missing out because their schools are among those with the poorest internet connections.


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