Lockdown 3.0

We are still here at the RSN for all of our customers and partners. We remain working from home, ready to support you all to ensure that the rural voice is heard at a national level. We'd love to hear from you if you have any queries or want to get in touch admin@sparse.gov.uk


Public Sector Funding

The RSN demands fairer funding from Central Government who have historically and systematically underfunded rural areas.

Barriers to Access

The RSN campaigns to help rural residents overcome multiple access barriers to key services which includes poor transport and broadband.

Future of Rural Areas

The RSN is challenging often overlooked rural threats such as chronic underfunding, changes in population and diminishing resources.

Health and Wellbeing

The RSN wants to ensure rural communities have the same access to health care as is currently received in urban areas.


Rural residents can suffer from Rural Vulnerability, due to a combination of issues such as poor transport, lack of broadband low wages and higher than average house prices. 


The affordability of rural housing to people from a range of ages and backgrounds is key concern for RSN.


The RSN works to encourage a thriving rural economy in order to help support our rural communities.


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