Council targets to meet local need missed in many areas New research from the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), released today, shows a growing crisis of affordable housing provision in many rural areas. Using Government data, the research indicates that the proportion of affordable homes being provided by non-metropolitan […]

Developers renege on affordable homes as countryside faces housing crisis

Spot On Lancashire- Autumn Season 2016 21 September – 11 December Spot On, Lancashire’s rural touring network, have announced their autumn season, taking professional theatre, dance, music and family shows to the county’s village halls and libraries. This season’s offering features work from both home and abroad with artists travelling […]

Spot On launch autumn season of arts events in rural ...

Brexit vote offers chance for farming to become more diverse and environmentally resilient, say countryside campaigners A new report released today by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) argues that farming in England needs to become more diverse to prove environmentally resilient and publicly accessible over the coming years. The New […]

New farmers and new small farms can kick-start agricultural revolution