Rural News

If it's relevant to life in rural communities in Yorkshire, you'll find it here. We keep our eyes peeled for the latest news stories, policy developments, events, consultations and campaigns, and condense them into our regular News in Brief article. We also cover major stories in full where they are of key importance to the communities we work with.

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News Articles
05/10/2016 - 3:53pm

The Committee on Fuel Poverty, a new government advisory group established earlier this year to help reduce fuel poverty, has published its first report. In it the Committee identifies six key outcomes that need to be reached in order to achieve the government's fuel poverty reduction targets, and makes a total of fifteen initial recommendations as to what actions need to be taken over the coming years.

05/10/2016 - 2:57pm

New proposals may see parish and town councils forced to hold public ballots if they wish to increase their precepts by more than 2%.

28/09/2016 - 4:43pm

The latest edition of our regular News in Brief, with news, views, consultations and policy developments of interest to rural communities in our region.

Brexit

26/09/2016 - 1:03pm

CHARITIES AND ORGANISATIONS working to improve affordable warmth are getting ready for their second winter as part of Warm and Well in North Yorkshire.

All of the organisations taking part in the project are experts in fuel poverty and at improving cold homes, but this is their second winter working together under the ‘Warm and Well’ joint initiative.

26/08/2016 - 4:24pm

The latest edition of our regular News in Brief, with news, views, consultations and policy developments of interest to rural communities in our region.