Posts Tagged ‘rural-communities’

Giving evidence to the BERR Parliamentary Committee on the Post Office closure programme

posted by CRC | 7 February 2008 at 2:31 am | Comments Off | from the category: Post Offices in Rural Areas

We’ve given written evidence to the BERR Committee as part of its inquiry into the early experiences of the current Post Office ‘Network Change Programme’ for restructuring the post office network.

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Our Submission to the BERR Parliamentary Committee into the Post Office Closure Programme

posted by CRC | 7 February 2008 at 2:20 am | Comments Off | from the category: Post Offices in Rural Areas

Our submission to the BERR Committee as part of its inquiry into the early experiences of the current Post Office ‘Network Change Programme’ for restructuring the post office network.

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Rural Futures Conference 2008 – Bursary places

posted by CRC | 1 February 2008 at 4:05 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

We’re supporting this year’s Rural Futures Conference ‘Dreams, Dilemmas and Dangers’. Together with SWRDA we’re funding a small number of bursaries for rural citizens who would otherwise be unable to find the cost of attendance.

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Rural Futures Conference: 1-4 April 2008

posted by CRC | 1 February 2008 at 2:42 am | 1 comment | from the category: Events

We’re supporting this year’s Rural Futures Conference ‘Dreams, Dilemmas and Dangers’.

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Power to the People: Time for a revolution in local decision-making?

posted by CRC | 30 January 2008 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | from the category: Strengthening the Role of Local Councillors

Our new report ‘Participation Inquiry: Strengthening the role of local councillors’ highlights that nearly half of rural residents feel unable to influence local decisions directly affecting their lives.

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Helping secure affordable rural housing

posted by CRC | 30 January 2008 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | from the category: Affordable Rural Housing Commission: CRC taking forward the recommendations

We’ve helped secure a new government amendment to the Housing and Regeneration Bill that will help ensure affordable housing for rural communities.

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Press Release – ‘Rural watchdog welcomes change in law to help secure affordable rural housing’

posted by CRC | 30 January 2008 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | from the category: Affordable Rural Housing Commission: CRC taking forward the recommendations

Press release welcoming a new government amendment to the Housing and Regeneration Bill – that will help ensure affordable housing for rural communities.

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CRC 55 – Participation Inquiry: Strengthening the role of local councillors

posted by CRC | 28 January 2008 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | from the category: Strengthening the Role of Local Councillors

This report presents the findings and recomendations of our inquiry into ‘Strengthening the role of local councillors’.

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Possible Rural School Closures

posted by CRC | 28 January 2008 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | from the category: Children's Services 0-19

Press reports over the past few days have highlighted the threat of possible rural school closures.

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The importance of transport in helping to create sustainable rural communities – MJ Article

posted by CRC | 28 January 2008 at 4:07 am | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

This article in the MJ magazine by Malcolm Craig, one of our Senior Policy Advisers, looks at how transport is key in helping create better, more sustainable rural communities.

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Press Release – ‘North East hosts national launch of inquiry into local decision-making’

posted by CRC | 28 January 2008 at 3:27 am | Comments Off | from the category: Strengthening the Role of Local Councillors

Regional press release to support the launch of our report ‘Participation Inquiry: Strengthening the role of local councillors’.

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Press Release – ‘Power to the people: rural watchdog calls for revolution in local decision-making’

posted by CRC | 28 January 2008 at 2:49 am | Comments Off | from the category: Strengthening the Role of Local Councillors

Press release to support the launch of our report ‘Participation Inquiry: Strengthening the role of local councillors’.

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Rural Advocate on the Politics Show

posted by CRC | 21 January 2008 at 9:15 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the government’s Rural Advocate, appeared on Sunday’s Politics Show South West.

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Sharing Best Practice at the Rural Youth Network Conference 2008

posted by CRC | 17 January 2008 at 11:37 am | Comments Off | from the category: Events

We’re sponsoring a youth project from Finland to take part in this year’s Rural Youth Network conference and share good practice. The Project “Give me Five” from Viisikko took part in our Symposium on European Best Practice a year ago.

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Rural Advocate visits Devon to investigate financial inclusion

posted by CRC | 17 January 2008 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | from the category: News

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the government’s Rural Advocate, is visiting Devon to investigate financial inclusion in rural areas.

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Press Release – ‘Government’s Rural Advocate visits Devon to check out financial exclusion’

posted by CRC | 17 January 2008 at 9:47 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Press release to accompany visit by Stuart Burgess, our chair and the government’s Rural Advocate, to Devon, to investigate financial inclusion in rural areas.

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6th Rural Entrepreneurship Conference: Call for papers

posted by CRC | 15 January 2008 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | from the category: News

Last February we sponsored the 5th Rural Entrepreneurship Conference, enabling the event to be held in England for the first time, with a successful conference at the University of Lincoln.

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Rural Advocate visit to Devon

posted by CRC | 15 January 2008 at 2:21 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the government’s Rural Advocate, will be visiting Devon to investigate issues of financial inclusion in rural areas.

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Rural Advocate Visit Agenda: Devon – January 2008

posted by CRC | 15 January 2008 at 2:09 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Full agenda for visit by Stuart Burgess, our chair and the government’s Rural Advocate, to Devon, to investigate financial inclusion in rural areas.

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Strengthening the Role of Local Councillors: Report launch

posted by CRC | 14 January 2008 at 10:43 am | Comments Off | from the category: Strengthening the Role of Local Councillors

We’re holding a one day conference to launch the findings and recommendations of our ’strengthening the role of local councillors’ inquiry.

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