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Many rural areas struggle to support local services, from shops and banks to public offices. Service hubs – where multiple services are co-located in the same space – can offer solutions. Service hubs can offer alternative models for providing rural services and strengthening rural-urban cohesion and connectivity. This report: Describes the challenges of rural service provision and access, and explores how service hubs can address these challenges; Presents shared learning from the ROBUST project, through 9 case studies from 5 countries: Austria, Finland, Latvia, Spain and Wales; Distils key concepts into a planning guide for service hubs.
|Publication status||Published - 03 Jul 2020|
- rural development
- Service provision
- Service access
- Public services
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Rural-Urban Outlooks: Unlocking Synergies (ROBUST)
01 Jun 2017 → 30 Nov 2021
Project: Externally funded research