Posts Tagged ‘rural-communities’

Rural Advocate visit to Cornwall

posted by CRC | 17 June 2008 at 10:20 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, will be visiting Cornwall to report back on our dossier of evidence ‘Our NHS, our future: a rural response’. Cornwall was one of the areas where we held a consultation event.

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Press Release – ‘Watchdog sets out rural healthcare needs in response to Government’s NHS review’

posted by CRC | 17 June 2008 at 3:40 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Press release to accompany the Rural Advocate’s visit to Cornwall to report back on our dossier of evidence ‘Our NHS, our future: a rural response’.

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Our response to DfT consultation warns of threat to rural bus services

posted by CRC | 16 June 2008 at 4:45 am | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

We welcome an examination of BSOG, particularly the suggestion that it should be more closely allied to climate change targets in relation to fuel efficiency and vehicle emissions. Nevertheless, we’ve warned about possible threats to rural bus services should the BSOG paid to operators be reduced. Only a relatively small number of services in rural areas operate commercially without local authority subsidy, often at low profit margins.

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Our response to DfT consultation on bus subsidies

posted by CRC | 16 June 2008 at 2:36 am | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

Our response to Dft’s consultation on bus subsidies.

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Thirsk Regeneration Initiative Mid Summer Forum

posted by CRC | 12 June 2008 at 9:47 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, will make a keynote speech to Thirsk Regeneration Initiative’s mid summer forum.

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Views on the the report of the Councillors Commission, ‘Representing the future’

posted by CRC | 12 June 2008 at 3:43 am | Comments Off | from the category: Strengthening the Role of Local Councillors

Our response to the publication of ‘Representing the future’, the final report from the Councillors Commission.

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RSJC 01 – Rural Social Justice Coalition: Action through collaboration

posted by CRC | 10 June 2008 at 11:11 am | Comments Off | from the category: Documents

This leaflet introduces the Rural Social Justice Coalition

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CRC 73 – Planning for Sustainable Rural Communities: The big picture

posted by CRC | 10 June 2008 at 9:11 am | Comments Off | from the category: Documents, News

This leaflet outlines our position on what we mean by ’sustainable rural communities’. It describes the changes we believe are needed to policies and practice to make progress towards making rural communities more sustainable.

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We welcome the Government’s intention to publish a Participatory Budgeting National Strategy

posted by CRC | 10 June 2008 at 4:13 am | Comments Off | from the category: Strengthening the Role of Local Councillors

We’ve responded to the Communities and Local Government consultation on Participatory Budgeting – a draft national strategy.

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Our response to CLG Consultation on Participatory Budgeting: A draft national strategy

posted by CRC | 10 June 2008 at 4:10 am | Comments Off | from the category: Strengthening the Role of Local Councillors

Our response to Communities and Local Government consultation on Participatory Budgeting – a draft national strategy.

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New Government data shows an increase in numbers living in poverty

posted by CRC | 10 June 2008 at 3:30 am | 1 comment | from the category: News

The Government’s latest Households Below Average Income (HBAI) statistics released today suggest some important changes in recent poverty trends.

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Our response to the Government’s new data showing increase in numbers living in poverty

posted by CRC | 10 June 2008 at 2:56 am | Comments Off | from the category: Disadvantage

The Government’s latest House Hold Below Average Income (HBAI) statistics suggest some important changes in recent poverty trend. This is our response to the figures.

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Sustainable Rural Communities: A Toolkit – Stage One report

posted by CRC | 10 June 2008 at 1:46 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Commissioned by a wide range of organisations, this report is part of a project seeking to address the need for a more sophisticated approach to addressing the ‘sustainability’ of rural settlements.

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Rural Advocate highlights potential of rural firms to double their contribution to national economy

posted by CRC | 5 June 2008 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | from the category: News

Following last year’s flooding and outbreaks of animal diseases, the Prime Minister asked Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, to advise on how rural economies could be strengthened.
Stuart’s report ‘England’s rural areas: steps to release their economic potential’ sets out a package of practical proposals to improve support for people and enterprises in the rural business sector to help them realise their potential.

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Press release – ‘Report highlights potential to double economic output of rural areas’

posted by CRC | 4 June 2008 at 10:00 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Press release to accompany the publication of ‘England’s rural areas: steps to release their economic potential – Advice from the Rural Advocate to the Prime Minister’, by Stuart Burgess, our chair and the government’s Rural Advocate.

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CRC 67 – England’s rural areas: steps to release their economic potential

posted by CRC | 4 June 2008 at 9:35 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

This report describes the huge contribution rural areas make to the national economy and proposes some substantive and innovative ways further potential can be released.

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Making Links: Living and Learning in Diverse Communities

posted by CRC | 2 June 2008 at 12:13 pm | Comments Off | from the category: News

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, will be speaking at this event exploring the theme of community cohesion, organised with the Diocese of Ripon and Leeds.

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Rural Life Conference 2008: Community empowerment in action

posted by CRC | 2 June 2008 at 12:05 pm | Comments Off | from the category: Events

We’re running a shared learning event with ACRE and the RCAN network about rural proofing Local Area Agreements at this year’s Rural Life Conference.

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Rural Land Use: Debating the future

posted by CRC | 2 June 2008 at 11:41 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, will be speaking at this RTPI event, examining the current position of rural land use and attempt to tease out a pragmatic vision for rural land use in the North West that planners can contribute towards, both in its creation and implementation.

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Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner 2008

posted by CRC | 2 June 2008 at 4:42 am | Comments Off | from the category: Events

We’re supporting the Northern Foods Rural Action Award to recognise and reward companies that are addressing issues faced by rural communities and helping to create and maintain a vibrant, sustainable rural economy.

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