Posts Tagged ‘rural-communities’

North West Rural Affairs Forum: Land Use in the Uplands – Strengthening Businesses & Communities

posted by CRC | 4 September 2008 at 10:21 am | Comments Off | from the category: Events

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, will deliver the keynote speech to the North West Rural Affairs Forum’s full forum meeting about Sustainable Uplands Communities.

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Rural Services 2020: The challenge of sustaining rural communities

posted by CRC | 4 September 2008 at 1:08 am | Comments Off | from the category: Events

Chaired by Elinor Goodman, one of our Commissioners, this event will focus on the future for rural communities, and the services upon which they rely.

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LGA Rural Commission

posted by CRC | 3 September 2008 at 12:07 pm | Comments Off | from the category: Events

Will Aston, of our Rural Services team, will be making a presentation on fuel poverty to the LGA Rural Commission.

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Young People Making a Difference – The Social Inclusion of Rural Youth

posted by CRC | 3 September 2008 at 5:16 am | Comments Off | from the category: Children's Services 0-19

We’re supporting this Rural Youth Network conference highlighting the contribution young people can make to rural communities, through community planning, participation and empowerment.

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Conservative Party Autumn Conference Fringe Event

posted by CRC | 3 September 2008 at 4:18 am | Comments Off | from the category: Events

Our Conservative conference fringe event ‘England’s green and pressured land? How can we address the challenges of a changing countryside?’ will discuss some of the issues facing rural areas.

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Labour Party Autumn Conference Fringe Event

posted by CRC | 3 September 2008 at 3:59 am | Comments Off | from the category: Events

Our Labour conference fringe event ‘Old, rich and exclusive vs young, poor and excluded: Who will win the battle for a house in the country?’ will discuss the issues surrounding affordable housing in rural areas.

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Liberal Democrats Party Autumn Conference Fringe Event

posted by CRC | 3 September 2008 at 3:09 am | Comments Off | from the category: Events

Our Liberal Democrat conference fringe event ‘Old, rich and exclusive vs young, poor and excluded: Who will win the battle for a house in the country?’ will discuss the issues surrounding affordable housing in rural areas.

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The Last Post?

posted by CRC | 2 September 2008 at 1:35 am | Comments Off | from the category: Post Offices in Rural Areas

Malcolm Craig, Senior Policy Advisor in our Rural Services team, has been interviewed for an article in the latest NFU Countryside magazine. The article looks at how rural areas are being affected by Post Office closures and how commmunities are coming together to explore different ways to retain post office services in their community.

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The Last Post? – NFU Countryside article

posted by CRC | 2 September 2008 at 1:29 am | Comments Off | from the category: Post Offices in Rural Areas

Malcolm Craig, Senior Policy Advisor in our Rural Services team, has been interviewed for an article in the latest NFU Countryside magazine.

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Commission Meeting Paper: July 2008 – Rural Advocate’s Report

posted by CRC | 1 September 2008 at 11:25 am | Comments Off | from the category: Documents

Paper for the 12th meeting of the Commission for Rural Communities, 10 July 2008.

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Rural house prices through the roof?

posted by CRC | 1 September 2008 at 11:07 am | Comments Off | from the category: Planning and Housing in Rural Areas

Jo Lavis, of our Rural Places team, has written an article for the September issue of Shelter’s Roof magazine.

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CRC WEB 28 – Thinking about rural transport: The potential impacts of road pricing on rural areas

posted by CRC | 29 August 2008 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | from the category: Documents, Rural Transport

This thinkpiece, produced in collaboration with the Universities of Plymouth and Aberdeen, considers the potential impacts of road pricing in England’s rural areas.

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CRC WEB 26 – Thinking about rural transport: Rural life without carbon

posted by CRC | 29 August 2008 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | from the category: Documents, Rural Transport

This thinkpiece, produced in collaboration with MVA Consultancy, attempts to take a long-term view of sustainable rural transport provision.

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CRC WEB 27 -Thinking about rural transport: Implications of technological change for rural transport

posted by CRC | 29 August 2008 at 11:36 am | Comments Off | from the category: Documents, Rural Transport

This thinkpiece, produced in collaboration with University of the West of England, assesses the impacts on rural transport of emerging technologies in the transport and related sectors over the next fifteen to twenty years.

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CRC WEB 30 – Thinking about rural transport: Contribution to sustainable rural communities

posted by CRC | 29 August 2008 at 10:22 am | Comments Off | from the category: Documents, Rural Transport

This thinkpiece, produced in collaboration with Transport Research Laboratory, explores challenges and opportunities arising from the contribution of transport to accessible and sustainable rural communities.

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Rural house prices through the roof? – Roof Magazine article

posted by CRC | 29 August 2008 at 9:30 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Jo Lavis, of our Rural Places team, has written an article for the September issue of Shelter’s Roof magazine. Jo’s article explores the growing lack of affordable rural housing and the ideas and opportunities to improve the availability of affordable housing in the future.

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CRC WEB 29 -Thinking about rural transport: Sustainable rural accessibility – is it really possible?

posted by CRC | 29 August 2008 at 1:40 am | Comments Off | from the category: Documents, Rural Transport

This thinkpiece, produced in collaboration with Integrated Transport Planning, draws upon practical examples, reported experience and practitioner insight, to demonstrate how sustainable transport measures are being effectively deployed in rural areas.

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The Personalisation of Adult Social Care in Rural Areas

posted by CRC | 28 August 2008 at 11:33 am | Comments Off | from the category: Older People in Rural Areas

Our new report The Personalisation of Adult Social Care in Rural Areas forms part of our work around the Government’s forthcoming Care and Support Green Paper.

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CRC 78 – The Personalisation of Adult Social Care in Rural Areas

posted by CRC | 28 August 2008 at 10:03 am | Comments Off | from the category: Older People in Rural Areas

The Personalisation of Adult Social Care in Rural Areas is part of our work around the Government’s forthcoming Care and Support Green Paper. It’s based on the views of a range of people working with older people in rural communities as well as lead officers from the Individual Budget pilot programmes.

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International Migrants in Rural Areas: Communities, Impacts and Issues

posted by CRC | 28 August 2008 at 2:56 am | Comments Off | from the category: Events

We’re supporting this ippr event presenting new research on migration into rural areas. Our Chief Executive, Graham Garbutt, will be making the closing remarks to bring the event to a close.

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