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.

Friday, 28 November 2014 19:51

Police clampdown against rural crime

POLICE forces have embarked on a series of initiatives aimed at combating crime in the countryside.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 18:26

Bus firm safeguards evening routes

AN evening bus service looks secure after the operator pledged to run the route commercially.

Monday, 24 November 2014 14:30

Former church becomes village shop

A FORMER church building will be turned into a village shop thanks to a community assets fund.

Thursday, 20 November 2014 20:52

Rural councils 'under most pressure'

RURAL councils are among those suffering most from government cutbacks, the Rural Services Network has said.

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 15:38

Councils show 'clear signs' of cutbacks

GOVERNMENT cuts are forcing local authorities to reduce public services, a financial watchdog has warned.

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 08:30

£25m unveiled for rural transport

THE government has unveiled £25m in funding to provide hundreds of minibuses for rural communities.

Sunday, 09 November 2014 23:11

Renewed fears for rural bank branches

BIG banks are being urged to keep branches open in small towns where there are no other banks left.

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