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Respecting our past, embracing our future

10 August 2016

Find out how the Essex Rural Strategy affects you.

 

Did you know that over 72% of land in Essex is classed as rural, but also 50% of parishes in the county have no Post Office?

 

A number of key priorities for rural Essex were set out at an event launching the new 5-year strategy, ‘Respecting Our Past, Embracing Our Future’. Highlights include:

 

  • Improved access to health care
  • Support for increased affordable housing
  • Broadband and mobile connectivity
  • The development of sustainable transport solutions
  • Ensuring the long-term future of local schools

 

If you are a resident or organisation based in a rural area of Essex, the new Essex Rural Strategy can help you to make your community a better place.

 

To find out more visit essexruralpartnership.org.uk, follow the Essex Rural Partnership on Twitter, or contact the Partnership office on 01376 574330.