A new voice for peripheral rural regions.
A new coalition of rural local authorities have come together to make the positive case for England’s most remote rural areas. Britain’s Leading Edge is a collaboration of upper tier local authority areas that meet the criteria of being mainly…
How should the Industrial Strategy Embrace Rural Economies?
Would it be sensible to have an Industrial Strategy (IS) that overlooks an economic contribution equivalent to the 10 leading cities after London? The answer is clearly no, but this would be the risk if rural areas were not fully…
Brexit: How might UK Agriculture Thrive or Survive?
This report edited by CRE’s Carmen Hubbard provides a detailed analysis of how the UK agriculture may be affected by Brexit. Working with colleagues from the Scottish Rural College, Agri-food & Biosciences Institute and a range of stakeholders, the report…
Supporting rural growth in the North East LEP area
Rural areas seem to raising up the regional development agenda. In this blog Dinah Jackson, Programme Manager for the North East Local Enterprise Partnership looks to the future.
PhDs for SMEs
Are you a local SMEs? Newcastle University is looking to recruit SMEs to the next round of ‘PhDs for SMEs’ project
Challenges and opportunities for the VCS in 2019
Community Action Northumberland’s CEO, Andy Dean looks at the challenges facing the Voluntary and Community Sector