This article focuses on information specific to United Kingdom. See Rural sustainability for a topic overview.
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  • News ‘Give nature space and it will come back’: rewilding returns endangered species to UK’s south coast, (Jun 27, 2024)
  • News E-bikes are freewheeling through rain and over hills, with huge promise for sustainable transport in rural tourist areas, (Feb 06, 2024)
  • News Housing crisis poses threat to survival of rural communities, CPRE Report, (Nov 28, 2023) — CPRE urges government to redefine ‘affordable housing’ to directly link to average local incomes.

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CPRE maps

CPRE maps showing that 55 per cent of England's countryside could be at increased risk as a consequence of the Government's reforms of the planning system: Protecting open countryside

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  • Plunkett Foundation, helps rural communities in the UK to take control of the issues affecting them through community ownership. W The Foundation's work includes:
  • Supporting the growing network of community-owned shops across the UK
  • Promoting and supporting wider forms of community-owned enterprises and co-operatives in rural communities
  • Promoting and supporting community food and farming enterprises
  • Advocacy and awareness raising with the purpose of increasing awareness of the potential of community-ownership in rural areas and making it easier for rural communities to take action

Campaigns[edit | edit source]

  • Buses for every community,, added 09:36, 24 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) is a registered charity with over 60,000 members and supporters. CPRE campaigns for a "sustainable future" for the English countryside. They state it is "a vital but undervalued environmental, economic and social asset to the nation." They aim to "highlight threats and promote positive solutions." They campaign using their own research to lobby the public and all levels of government. W

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Keywords rural
Authors Phil Green
License CC-BY-SA-3.0
Language English (en)
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Created February 9, 2015 by Phil Green
Modified March 27, 2024 by Phil Green
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