Wednesday, 06 September 2017 06:53

Health services are top rural concern

Rural residents are more concerned about declining healthcare services than any other issue, reveal the preliminary results of a wide-ranging survey.

Tuesday, 05 September 2017 21:33

Police join forces against rural crime

Police across three counties have joined forces in an operation targeting rural crime and poaching.

Saturday, 02 September 2017 13:45

Pilot areas to trial full fibre broadband

Six areas have been named to pilot a scheme to bring full fibre broadband to businesses, schools and hospitals.

Monday, 28 August 2017 18:13

£2.2m for rural broadband scheme

Up to 2,000 homes could benefit from £2.2m to bring faster broadband to remote Northumberland communities.

Thursday, 24 August 2017 18:43

Police quadbikes combat rural crime

Police have taken delivery of two quadbikes to combat rural crime in one of England's most rural counties.

Friday, 11 August 2017 13:58

Efficiency key to combat energy bills

Energy efficient homes are the key to keeping fuel costs low for rural residents, say housing experts.

Monday, 07 August 2017 10:27

Licence concern for community transport

Rural community transport operators may face extra licence requirements, the government has suggested.

Thursday, 03 August 2017 10:48

Grant for Wheels to Work scheme

Rural youngsters are among those to benefit from £175,000 in new grants from the Virgin Money Foundation.

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 11:24

Mixed reception for BT broadband proposal

A BT offer to provide universal high speed broadband to homes and businesses across the UK has been greeted with a mixed response.

Friday, 28 July 2017 22:03

'Police must understand rural crime'

Many police officers fail to appreciate the impact of rural crime, suggests a study.

Rural businesses are still struggling to get reliable mobile phone coverage and access to internet services, a survey reveals.

Business owners are being asked to help "unlock" the digital potential of rural Britain.