Media Watch is a weekly round-up of the latest major stories about the local (parish and town) council sector.
Oral Evidence for the UK Rural Broadband Inquiry
Watch Jonathan Owen, chief executive of NALC gives evidence to EFRA
Slow broadband in rural Britain creating an 'us and them' society
Countryside groups unite to issue the Rural Challenge (on behalf of Rural Coalition)
DCLG aims to end 'inappropriate' parish polls
'Parish power the solution to the problems in our society' – Letwin
Lakes Parish Council named 'Council of the Week'
Rural Coalition on Radio 4's Farming Today