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Government strategy needed to protect rural buses

Baroness Randerson writes in the parliamentary magazine This House to argue that a government strategy is needed to support council funding and increase passenger numbers on rural bus services. She argues that deregulation of the bus industry in the 1980s … Continue reading

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Rural services providers call on Government to seize opportunity to end “rural mainstreaming”

Rural services providers and community organisations across England are today calling on the Government to produce an urgent comprehensive strategy for rural areas in preparation for Brexit, in light of a warning that people living in ours towns and villages … Continue reading

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Launch of the Rural Services Network Manifesto for 2015

Almost a fifth of England’s population lives in its rural areas and rural based businesses make a huge contribution to the nation’s economy. We want the Government of 2015 to address the needs of rural communities. All Whitehall Departments and … Continue reading

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