Housing and Employment: A Survey of Rural Residents’ Experiences and Opinions (published June 2019) is a summary of the key findings from a survey managed by CCRI (University of Gloucestershire) and supported by Rural England.Read more
Rural communities research
State of Rural Services Report 2018
State of Rural Services 2018 report (published February 2019) presents the most recent evidence regarding the provision of services to residents and businesses in rural England.
It covers 8 service areas, which are: Local buses and community transport, Broadband and mobile connectivity, Public library services, Hospitals, Public health services, Young people’s services, Shops and online shopping and Personal advice services Read more
Issues Facing Providers of Social Care at Home to Older Residents in Rural England
In this research we examine the issues facing providers of domiciliary care to older people in rural areas. Whilst there has been a considerable amount of recent research about social care, specifically rural dimensions have generally been overlooked Read more
Rural communities benefit from YFC challenges
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Health and wellbeing in rural areas
The State of Rural Services 2016 Report
The State of Rural Services 2016 report (published January 2017) presents the most recent evidence regarding the provision of services to residents and businesses in rural England.
It covers nine service areas, which are: local buses and community transport, welfare services, access to cash, further education, the retail sector, mental health services, older people’s services, public health services and community assets. Read more