OPEN FOR BUSINESS

We are still 'open for business' at the RSN with all of our staff are working remotely to stay safe. We will still be delivering our services to our customers, although we're having a little think about how to best enable our usual face to face meetings and seminars.

We are looking forward to chatting with you online! If you have a query please email admin@sparse.gov.uk and we will get back to you.

Stay safe!

Rural Organisations Express COVID-19 Concerns to Defra

The Chairs of the Rural Services Network, the Rural Coalition, ACRE and the Plunkett Foundation have last week written to the Secretary of State at DEFRA to express their concern for rural communities at this difficult time

They reassured the Secretary of State that they would support their rural members in the current crisis but wanted to highlight some areas of concern including the high numbers of self employed in rural areas and the vulnerable older residents who are at risk of becoming more isolated. 

The full text of the letter can be viewed here

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