Saturday, 24 January 2015 10:38

MP tackles rural road fuel pricing

A Conservative MP hopes to secure powers to combat higher fuel prices in rural areas.

Sunday, 18 January 2015 21:30

Rural fuel discount 'step nearer'

LOWER petrol prices are a step nearer for 17 remote rural communities after Brussels approved the plan.

Sunday, 18 January 2015 18:01

Call for reversal of GP funding cuts

CUTS in health funding that could see scores of GP surgeries close must be reversed, says a rural charity.

Wednesday, 07 January 2015 17:07

BBC to launch farming hero award

THE BBC is set to launch its 2015 farming heroes award – recognising the farmer who has gone the extra mile to help others.

Friday, 02 January 2015 10:25

Police specials target rural crime

A TEAM of police specials aims to tackle rural crime in Cambridgeshire.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 10:13

Mobile 'not spot' plan disappoints

GOVERNMENT plans to extend mobile phone coverage to 90% of the country are disappointing, say rural leaders.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 09:07

Rural communities hit hard by cuts

COUNTRYSIDE communities will be hit hard by the latest round of government cuts, warns the Rural Services Network.

Friday, 12 December 2014 14:38

MPs vent rural broadband frustration

THE chief executive of Broadband Delivery UK has come under fire from MPs over the company's failure to meet rural internet access targets.

Saturday, 06 December 2014 16:15

Councils win 'work together' funding

FOUR largely rural local authorities working together to save money have been awarded £2.9m in government funding.

Saturday, 06 December 2014 15:48

Rural post not under threat - Ofcom

A GOVERNMENT watchdog has dismissed warnings that postal deliveries to rural areas are under threat.

Wednesday, 03 December 2014 20:41

Call for parity on mental health

RECOMMENDATIONS in a report calling for parity between the treatment of physical and mental health could benefit rural patients.

Sunday, 30 November 2014 18:11

£25m rural transport fund opens

A £25m fund to provide minibuses for hundreds of rural communities is opening for applications.

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