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
09/08/2013 - 3:50pm

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) is currently consulting on how to use 'local pooling' of the New Homes Bonus to provide part of its proposed Local Growth Fund.

09/08/2013 - 2:35pm

City of York Council has received an application to designate Dunnington Parish as a Neighbourhood Areas and is seeking views on the application. The consultation runs until 16 September 2013.

07/08/2013 - 3:23pm

Communities across Yorkshire are being asked to contribute to a cultural festival being organised to celebrate Yorkshire's hosting of le Grand Départ of the 2014 Tour de France.

07/08/2013 - 2:48pm

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has announced that a £17m funding programme is to be opened up to more community groups to make it easier for communities to build their own homes, shops, playgrounds and other projects.

07/08/2013 - 2:00pm

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) are urging consumers, businesses and councils to have their say on a new plan to cut waste thrown away, save money and protect the environment.