Posts Tagged ‘rural-communities’

Rural Advocate attends foot & mouth-hit farm shop re-opening event

posted by CRC | 17 September 2007 at 2:59 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the government’s Rural Advocate, attended Saturday’s re-opening event of Sheila and Derrick Pride’s farm shop in Elstead. The farm shop had been closed for six weeks because of the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Surrey during August.

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CRC 50 – Annual Review 2006/2007

posted by CRC | 13 September 2007 at 12:19 pm | Comments Off | from the category: Documents

This review provides an overview of our role and the work we’ve carried out during 2006/2007.

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Understanding Rural Stakeholders: Stakeholder Survey 2007

posted by CRC | 13 September 2007 at 12:11 pm | Comments Off | from the category: Documents

This report presents the result of a quantative survey with national, regional and local stakeholders, on their views on the state of rural England, priorities for action and perceptions of the Commission.

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New Outbreak of Foot and Mouth in Surrey

posted by CRC | 13 September 2007 at 11:38 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

The news about a new foot and mouth incident in Surrey is distressing news for rural communities across the country. The impact of foot and mouth is felt not only by livestock farmers but also by the wider rural economy dependent on the countryside.

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We welcome publication of Quality of Life report

posted by CRC | 13 September 2007 at 3:31 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

We welcome the publication of the Conservative’s Quality of Life report, published today. The chapter on rural life rightly recognises that rural areas often require specific policies to address issues like the dispersed nature of rural deprivation.

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CA 72 – Preventing Homelessness in the Countryside..what works?

posted by CRC | 13 September 2007 at 3:26 am | Comments Off | from the category: Documents

This Countryside Agency guide describes the rural dimension of homelessness, the principles that underpin good practice in the planning and delivery of services to homeless people in rural areas, and examples of good practice
* what can be learnt from those examples

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Our Commissioners visit businesses in Congleton Borough

posted by CRC | 12 September 2007 at 3:48 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Our Commissioners are visiting the Borough of Congleton to see first-hand some of the area’s successful businesses, and to visit a number of local market towns.

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Rural Advocate and Rural Affairs Minister come to Norfolk

posted by CRC | 11 September 2007 at 9:14 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the government’s Rural Advocate, and Jonathan Shaw, Rural Affairs Minister, are visiting Norfolk today, to see rural housing projects and meeting the people involved, as well as representatives of local organisations working to support migrant workers.

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Press Release – ‘Rural Advocate and Rural Affairs Minister come to Norfolk’

posted by CRC | 10 September 2007 at 4:59 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Press release to accompany the visit to Norfolk by Stuart Burgess, our chair and the government’s Rural Advocate, and Jonathan Shaw, Rural Affairs Minister.

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Commission visit to Borough of Congleton

posted by CRC | 7 September 2007 at 3:34 am | Comments Off | from the category: Events

Our Commissioners will be visiting the Borough of Congleton to see first-hand some of the area’s successful businesses, and to visit a number of local market towns.

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Strengthening The Role of Rural Councillors – Alison McLean speaks to the LGA Rural Conference

posted by CRC | 6 September 2007 at 11:45 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Alison McLean, one of our Commissioners, spoke to the LGA Rural Conference yesterday about our work on the role of rural councillors…

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LGA Rural Commission and Conference 2007 – Speech by Alison McLean

posted by CRC | 6 September 2007 at 11:10 am | Comments Off | from the category: Documents

Speech given by Alison McLean, one of our Commissioners, to the LGA Rural Commission and Conference 2007, 5 September…

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We welcome the involvement of Matthew Taylor MP in affordable housing work

posted by CRC | 5 September 2007 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | from the category: News

The Prime Minister has asked Liberal Democrat MP Matthew Taylor to prepare a report for the Government on how land use and planning can better support rural business and deliver affordable housing.

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Our plans for Rural Economies Report to the Prime Minister

posted by CRC | 5 September 2007 at 5:54 am | Comments Off | from the category: Economic Wellbeing

The Prime Minister has asked Dr. Stuart Burgess, our chair and the government’s Rural Advocate, to prepare a report on ways in which the rural economy can be further strengthened…

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Rural watchdog sets out plans for rural economies report to the Prime Minister

posted by CRC | 5 September 2007 at 5:31 am | Comments Off | from the category: Economic Wellbeing

This statement sets out our plans for the report into rural economies which are producing at the request of the Prime Minister.

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CRC Event at the NALC Annual Conference

posted by CRC | 5 September 2007 at 2:27 am | Comments Off | from the category: Events

We’re holding a breakfast fringe event at the NALC Annual Conference 2007. Crispin Moor, Our Whitehall Director and Justin Griggs of NALC will be on hand to hear that you think about ideas that might include: a duty on parishes to prepare a parish plan every 4 years a requirement to precept appropriately in order to deliver against community need and expectation incentives to cluster parishes together where communities and parishes will benefit from shared working from employers -…

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Rural Disadvantage: Hidden Voices – Transcript

posted by CRC | 5 September 2007 at 1:54 am | Comments Off | from the category: Documents

This document is a transcript of the film Rural Disadvantage: Hidden Voices, made to support the Disadvantage study.

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Making Best Practice Stick

posted by CRC | 4 September 2007 at 9:49 am | Comments Off | from the category: Best Practice, News

We’ve produced a film guide as part of a range of tools to help make sure that the solutions identified by our research, evaluations or case studies are actually adopted by government at all levels, stakeholders and by rural communities themselves.

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Rural Advocate visit to Norfolk

posted by CRC | 4 September 2007 at 5:25 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the government’s Rural Advocate, will be visiting Norfolk to meet with people of the area.

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LGA Annual Rural Commission and Rural Conference 2007 – Day 2

posted by CRC | 4 September 2007 at 3:33 am | Comments Off | from the category: Events

We’ll be attending this year’s Local Government Association’s rural conference, at the Riviera International Conference Centre in Torquay

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