Services

Friday, 23 September 2016 05:34

Call for action on business rate debts

Local authorities have called for new powers to tackle huge business rate debts.

Thursday, 22 September 2016 07:18

Clampdown on rural crime in Yorkshire

POLICE have launched a major clampdown on rural crime – targeting hundreds of outlying businesses around York.

Monday, 19 September 2016 11:10

Police app combats rural crime

THOUSANDS of people have signed up to a police messaging service to combat rural crime.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 10:32

MPs 'must support rural mobile coverage'

MOBILE phone operators should be legally obliged to deliver universal coverage across the whole of Britain, say rural business leaders.

Friday, 09 September 2016 18:44

Reverse rural transport cuts – campaigners

Campaigners have urged the government to use the Bus Services Bill to reverse rural transport cuts.

Thursday, 08 September 2016 18:21

Rates retention 'ambitious and complex'

THE Rural Services Network and local authorities have issued a joint statement on government plans to move to 100% retention of business rates by 2020.

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 08:23

£2m fund for new railway stations

THE government has unveiled a £20m aimed at providing better journeys for rail passengers across England and Wales.

Monday, 29 August 2016 10:27

Rural surgery gets superfast broadband

SUPERFAST broadband is set to transform life for doctors, patients and community teams at a remote surgery in North Yorkshire.

Monday, 29 August 2016 08:26

Co-operative transport fund launched

A £2m fund aims to help councils capitalise on emerging technologies and deliver better journeys for motorists.

Friday, 26 August 2016 08:23

£60m fund for sustainable transport

TWO weeks remain for councils to apply for a share of £60m in funding to support sustainable travel.

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.