Rural communities are suffering due to the patchy provision of key services, a major report has warned.
RURAL communities face a double whammy of higher council tax bills and fewer public services, the Rural Services Network has warned.
Early bird discounts are available for major conference to discuss strategies for improving rural healthcare.
A Worcestershire MP is urging local businesses to help make the case for better rural broadband.
Rural areas feature highly in the UK's best places to live, according to the latest Halifax Quality of Life Survey.
FUEL poverty figures have prompted a call for the government to tackle the tariffs of the big six energy companies.
Government plans will see small rural schools protected by a 'sparsity' funding factor have been broadly welcomed.
The government's telecoms watchdog says one in four rural homes still cannot get a decent broadband connection.
POST Offices are becoming more important to local communities and should be more accessible, says the Rural Services Network.
The Rural Services Network has slammed the government's provisional funding settlement for local authorities.
Mobile phone network coverage in the UK is worse than in Romania, Albania and Peru, says a report.
A new project aims to highlight how rural services can be sustained by local residents – and how local people can shape rural policy.