Monday, 20 May 2013 12:29

Faster broadband for rural Sussex

FIBRE broadband will be rolled out to around 98% of West Sussex homes and businesses within three years.

Friday, 17 May 2013 13:23

Rural proofing guidelines unveiled

GUIDELINES to ensure government policies don't discriminate against rural communities have been published online.

Monday, 13 May 2013 08:55

Rural broadband still too slow

BROADBAND speeds in the countryside continue to languish behind those in larger towns and cities.

Monday, 29 April 2013 09:36

Police step up fight against rural crime

North Yorkshire Police is stepping up the fight against countryside crime with a new rural watch scheme.

Monday, 29 April 2013 09:21

Residents 'must register for broadband'

RURAL residents are being urged to help bring superfast broadband to North Dorset.

Sunday, 21 April 2013 21:24

Concern over rural ambulance times

WORRYING ambulance response times in rural areas are going unnoticed, an influential MP has warned.

Friday, 19 April 2013 22:53

Government strives for better broadband

THE government says it is continuing to look at ways of improving rural broadband services.

Thursday, 18 April 2013 21:37

Plan to 'safeguard' rural postal service

THE government's communications watchdog has outlined measures to safeguard rural postal services.

Friday, 12 April 2013 22:39

Post Office bank boost for rural areas?

THE Post Office is to launch its own current account in a move that could benefit rural communities without a regular bank.

Sunday, 07 April 2013 22:14

Watchdog in final plea over services

INADEQUATE funding for public services is among a raft of challenges faced by countryside communities.

Thursday, 04 April 2013 13:45

Rural Health Network established

A new Rural Health Network has been established following a ground-breaking “Challenging Times” conference in Nottingham last autumn.

Tuesday, 02 April 2013 21:11

Quad bikes help tackle rural crime

LOCAL policing teams have been provided with two new all terrain vehicles to help them cover hard to reach rural areas.