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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Please note that while we endeavour to provide links to sources wherever possible and to check information received before it is published here, RAY cannot ultimately accept responsibility for the accuracy of information provided by third parties.

News Articles
03/08/2016 - 5:41pm

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

01/08/2016 - 4:05pm

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

12/07/2016 - 9:49am

Rural Housing Week shines a spotlight on the need for more affordable, good quality housing across Yorkshire. Rural Action Yorkshire and the North and East Yorkshire Rural Housing Enabler Network (RHE Network) today launch a new initiative to help communities to look at solving the problem in their own village or market town by taking forward community-led housing solutions.

07/07/2016 - 4:20pm

A new report has identified a mixed impact of Neighbourhood Planning since the concept's introduction as part of the Government's Localism drive in the last Parliament. It also charts a significant recent rise in new housing in Neighbourhood Planning areas.

23/06/2016 - 5:25pm

The latest news, views and more from around rural Yorkshire or that have an impact on charities and community groups in our area.