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‘Post Offices are the life blood of the community’ CA responds to Government consultation

| Communities and Business, Consultation and Lobbying, Latest News, Uncategorised

The Countryside Alliance has welcomed the opportunity to respond to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy consultation on the ‘2016 Post Office Network Consultation’. The Countryside Alliance is a campaigning organisation covering the whole of the United Kingdom and works for everyone who loves the countryside and the rural way of life. As…

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Parliamentary update – December 2016

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The Countryside Alliance’s political team has sent its popular Parliamentary update to all parliamentarians, letting them know what campaigns we are working hard on as well as drawing their attention to our views on ongoing legislation that affects the countryside. Read the update here parliamentary-update-december-2016. If you have any queries about our work please contact [email protected]

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Countryside Alliance Head of Policy calls for “365 day tourism season” during Commons evidence session

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Yesterday (14 Dec) Countryside Alliance Head of Policy, Sarah Lee, took part in an oral evidence session as part of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee inquiry into rural tourism. MPs asked a range of questions to Sarah and representatives from the NFU and CLA on how the Government can support rural…

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CA briefing note on the USO ahead of debate

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The Countryside Alliance has circulated the below briefing note ahead of a backbench business debate on the broadband Universal Service Obligation to be held on Thursday 15 December. The Countryside Alliance welcomes the Government’s commitment to a Universal Service Obligation (USO) for broadband and the inclusion of this in the Digital Economy Bill. However we believe that…

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Welsh finalists in the 2016 Rural Oscars are announced

| Communities and Business, Countryside Alliance Awards, Countryside Alliance Wales, Devolved Regions, Food and Farming

Wales’ finalists in the 2016 Countryside Alliance Awards (aka the Rural Oscars) have been announced, with businesses from all over Wales going head to head for a national title and a shot at the British title. The Awards are the Countryside Alliance’s annual celebration of rural produce, skills, enterprise and heritage through our small hard-working…

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Meet the South East’s finalists in the 2016 Rural Oscars

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The South East’s finalists in the 2016 Countryside Alliance Awards (aka the Rural Oscars) have been announced, with businesses from across the region going head to head for a regional title and a shot at national glory. The Awards are the Countryside Alliance’s annual celebration of rural produce, skills, enterprise and heritage through our small…

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The South West’s finalists in the 2016 Rural Oscars

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The South West’s finalists in the 2016 Countryside Alliance Awards (aka the Rural Oscars) have been announced, with businesses from across the region going head to head for a regional title and a shot at national glory. The Awards are the Countryside Alliance’s annual celebration of rural produce, skills, enterprise and heritage through our small…

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Meet the Rural Oscars finalists for the East of England

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The East of England’s finalists in the 2016 Countryside Alliance Awards (aka the Rural Oscars) have been announced, with businesses from across the region going head to head for a regional title and a shot at national glory. The Awards are the Countryside Alliance’s annual celebration of rural produce, skills, enterprise and heritage through our…

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The Northern regional finalists in the 2016 Rural Oscars are announced

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The finalists for the North of England in the 2016 Countryside Alliance Awards (aka the Rural Oscars) have been announced, with businesses going head to head for a title and a shot at national glory. The Awards are the Countryside Alliance’s annual celebration of rural produce, skills, enterprise and heritage through our small hard-working businesses….

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The 2016 Rural Oscars – update

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Thank you to everyone who nominated a business in the 2016 Rural Oscars – it has been a record year with over 7,500 nominations, meaning the shortlisting process has been very, very hard. The Rural Oscars are the Countryside Alliance’s annual celebration of rural businesses, communities, food & farming, skills, heritage and enterprise. They are…

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Winter 2016 magazine now online

| Communities and Business, Consultation and Lobbying, Countryside Alliance Awards, Food and Farming, Game to Eat, Hunting, Latest News, Shooting, Shooting and Conservation

The Countryside Alliance’s Winter 2016 issue is out now, featuring an eye catching hunt button cover from photographer Nico Morgan. The issue is also online and can be downloaded here. Below is the editor’s welcome to the issue, outlining just some of the content. “You may not know it, but only one pack of hounds…

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