Sunday, 21 August 2016 21:23

Dorset police launch rural crime team

POLICE in Dorset have launched a new rural crime team as they step up efforts to protect countryside communities.

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 14:30

MP calls for more rural police

Lancashire MP Nigel Evans has called for more police on the beat in rural areas.

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 05:47

Broadband adverts 'mislead' rural residents

RURAL residents are being misled by connection speeds only available to 10% of customers, say local councils.

Sunday, 31 July 2016 18:37

Watchdog plan 'will improve broadband'

Splitting network provider Openreach from parent company BT could improve UK broadband coverage, says telecoms watchdog Ofcom.

Sunday, 31 July 2016 17:56

Yorkshire in £20.5m broadband pledge

North Yorkshire County Council has agreed £20.5m to bring faster connections to rural areas.

A market town 'hub' bringing together a number of important public services has opened in Somerset.

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 09:53

Call to safeguard rural postal services

POSTAL deliveries to and from remote and sparsely populated areas must not be jeopardised, the Rural Services Network has warned.

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 10:41

Partnership delivers faster broadband

More than 90,000 rural premises in Derbyshire now have access to faster download speeds, thanks to a local authority fibre broadband partnership.

Friday, 15 July 2016 16:58

Brexit has 'major' rural implications

LEAVING the European Union has major implications for England's countryside communities, the Rural Services Network has warned.

RURAL police forces could lose out because government thinking is skewed in favour of urban areas, says a report.

URGENT action is needed to improve rural mobile phone coverage, business leaders have warned.

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 11:38

Women in Community Rail launched

A new group has been launched to champion the role of women in local and rural community rail routes.