Posts Tagged ‘rural-advocate’

CRC118 – Rural Advocate report 2010

posted by CRC | 4 March 2010 at 12:50 pm | Comments Off | from the category: Documents

Over the last two years our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, Dr Stuart Burgess, has visited rural communities across the country to listen to rural people about what matters most – the many benefits of rural living but also some real concerns.

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Rural Advocate report 2010 launched

posted by Owen Thomas | 4 March 2010 at 1:58 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Our Chairman and the Government’s Rural Advocate, Dr Stuart Burgess, has launched his Rural Advocate Report 2010 to the Government today (Thursday 4 March).

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Tackling cancer care in rural England

posted by Owen Thomas | 2 February 2010 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | from the category: Events

The Commission for Rural Communities, Macmillan Cancer Support and the National Health Service are hosting a landmark event exploring the challenges around service delivery for those affected by cancer in rural England.

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Commission Meeting Paper: Rural Advocate’s Report: October – December 2009

posted by CRC | 28 January 2010 at 10:24 am | Comments Off | from the category: Documents

Paper for the 21st meeting of the Commission for Rural Communities, 28 January 2009.

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Healthy Rural Communities: a national conference

posted by Owen Thomas | 21 December 2009 at 4:21 am | Comments Off | from the category: Events

The Commission for Rural Communities is collaborating with the Department of Health (DH), the Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA), and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to present a major free conference on the health and wellbeing of rural communities.

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Reflecting on the Rural Advocate’s visit to rural Sussex

posted by Owen Thomas | 11 December 2009 at 2:40 am | 1 comment | from the category: News

Following a visit to parish and town councils in and around Chichester earlier this week, Crispin Moor has produced a guest blog for Action in rural Sussex.

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Welcoming today’s Coastal Pathfinders announcement

posted by Janet Ellis | 1 December 2009 at 4:28 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

We welcome today’s announcement of £11 million in grants to 15 local authorities which will support rural communities in adapting to coastal change.

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Rural Advocate visits flood devastated area of Cumbria

posted by CRC | 23 November 2009 at 4:50 am | 1 comment | from the category: News

Dr Stuart Burgess, the Rural Advocate will be visiting Cockermouth in Cumbria to see first-hand the effects of the unprecedented levels of flooding in the area.

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Commission Meeting Paper: November 2009 – Rural Advocate’s report

posted by CRC | 30 October 2009 at 10:12 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Paper for the 19th meeting of the Commission for Rural Communities, 5 November 2009.

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Rural Advocate interviewed by Justin Griggs, NALC at the Rural Reception

posted by CRC | 9 October 2009 at 11:58 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

NALC’s Justin Griggs interviewed Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, on camera after our recent Rural Reception at the Conservative party conference.

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Rural Advocate Visit to East Riding: Coastal Communities

posted by CRC | 8 October 2009 at 4:51 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, will be visiting East Riding to investigate issues facing coastal communities.

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Stuart Burgess, the Rural Advocate, interviewed in Regeneration & Renewal

posted by CRC | 6 October 2009 at 4:29 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, has been interviewed in the latest issue of Regeneration & Renewal.

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Country man – Regeneration & Renewal article

posted by CRC | 6 October 2009 at 4:05 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Interview with Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, in Regeneration & Renewal.

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Rural Advocate visits County Durham to see initiatives to combat fuel poverty

posted by CRC | 16 September 2009 at 9:45 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, is visiting Easington in County Durham today, to investigate the issues surround fuel poverty in rural areas.

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Press Release – ‘Rural Advocate visits rural communities to view initiatives to combat fuel poverty’

posted by CRC | 15 September 2009 at 5:08 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Press release to accompany the visit by Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate to County Durham to investigate initiatives to combat fuel poverty.

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Rural Advocate visit to County Durham: Fuel Poverty

posted by CRC | 10 September 2009 at 3:23 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, will be visiting Easington in County Durham to investigate the issues surround fuel poverty in rural areas.

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NALC Conference 2009: Local councils are the key to community empowerment & regeneration

posted by CRC | 7 September 2009 at 4:32 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Last week’s NALC Annual Conference 2009: ‘Putting People First’ showed local councils now have the opportunity to further develop their role and services to enhance their position as advocates and representatives of their communities.

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NALC Conference 2009 ‘Putting People First’ – Speech by Stuart Burgess

posted by CRC | 7 September 2009 at 3:13 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Speech by Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, to the NALC Annual Conference 2009 ‘Putting People First’.

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Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Rural Advocate, made a CBE for public and voluntary service

posted by CRC | 13 June 2009 at 4:38 am | 1 comment | from the category: News

We’d like to congratulate Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, who has been made a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his public and voluntary service.

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How flexible taxi services can help connect rural communities

posted by CRC | 12 June 2009 at 12:36 pm | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, is visiting Cumbria with the Commission for Integrated Transport (CfIT) to find out more about the Rural Wheels initiative, a shared taxi scheme that provides subsidised travel for rural communities.CfIT will be launching a campaign supporting their report calling for Government to announce and fund a large-scale shared taxi project, ‘TaxiPlus’. “Rural bus provision has declined steadily over the past twenty years….

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