Rural Proofing for Health Toolkit

This toolkit (published December 2020) has been created to help those working locally in the health and care sector to design policies and services that meet the needs of their rural populations

Access the toolkit here

Thinking of commissioning some research?

Thinking of commissioning some research? With our proven track record of producing high-quality, independent rural research, Rural England Community Interest Company could provide the bespoke answer to your research needs. Our team of experienced consultants offer a wide range of expertise and, for larger projects, we are happy to work with external partners. Whatever your rural research plans, big or small, we will be pleased to discuss how we might assist. Please email us at or phone us at 01822 851370

Rural Services Report 2021

The report (published January 2022) explores the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and restrictions on service provision in rural areas of England

State of Rural Services Report

Report - Opportunities and challenges for rural communities from net zero carbon legislation

With the UK seeking to achieve net zero by 2050, this report (published June 2021) explores the rural dimension with a focus on energy production, transport and home heating. It recognises that, to succeed nationwide, policies will need to take account of rural characteristics.

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A library of rural research

An area where rural research from a variety of universities, rural interest groups and other organisations can readily be accessed.

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