Tag Archives: Rural

National Countryside Week – 7 to 15 August

August 7th to 15th marks National Countryside Week The Prince’s Countryside Fund is inspired by the vision, of thriving family farms and rural communities, encouraged and recognised for their role in creating a sustainable future for the countryside and whole … Continue reading

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Ageing in Rural and Coastal Communities

Chris Whitty, England’s Chief Medical Officer has called for a national strategy to tackle poor health and lower life expectancy in seaside towns and rural communities. His comments follow the publication of a report named Ageing in coastal and rural … Continue reading

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Surveys: Your Response Needed

Your views are important to help shape the development of two important plans/strategies: a Rural Community Strategy (led by Shropshire Council) and the local Long Term Plan (led by the Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP). Please try to find the … Continue reading

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Invitation – Research into Rural Mobility

The School of Geography, part of the College of Science at the University of Lincoln, is currently undertaking research into rural needs and future directions in rural mobility. Local businesses and voluntary and community sector organisations are invited to participate in a workshop … Continue reading

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Prince’s Countryside Fund – Rural Four

Rural Four – Catalyst, Collaborate, Create and Champion The Prince’s Countryside Fund makes up to 10 grants available each year to not-for-profit organisations for rural community projects in England, Scotland and Wales to deliver and reinvigorate community assets and services … Continue reading

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National Countryside Week – Starts Today

National Countryside Week, The Prince’s Countryside Fund’s annual celebration of rural life, starts today -Monday the 30th of July. To mark the occasion The Prince’s Countryside Fund and Professor Sarah Skerratt of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have published some new research named ‘Recharging Rural’. Recharging Rural … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

Government Commits to More Funding for Community-Led Housing Housing Minister Alok Sharma announced at the first national Community-Led Housing Conference that the Government will launch a new fund ‘worth £60 million in the first year alone’ which will provide both … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

£500,000 Business Productivity Portal SBRI Competition Launched The Business Productivity Portal is an Innovate UK Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition seeking to develop solutions that provide businesses with access to information on improving productivity. These solutions will help businesses … Continue reading

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Shropshire Views Sought For National Rural Resident Survey

Shropshire Council is encouraging local residents to make their voices heard at national level, by completing a short online survey into the views of rural people on a number of issues. The survey is being carried out by the Rural … Continue reading

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Up Coming Events

                                              Fit for the Future, Social Enterprise UK’s health and social care conference, is returning to Birmingham on … Continue reading

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