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RURAL. That which relates to the country, as rural servitudes. See Urban.

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The army expanded its control on areas Harasta and seized a net of tunnels and trenches stretching between Harasta and Douma in addition to uncovering a 350 m tunnel in Joubar in Damascus countryside," the army spokesman said.
The partnership aims to give every schoolchild the opportunity to learn about food, farming and countryside topics in diverse ways, including experiences outside and inside the classroom.
Also on Thursday, the Syrian army killed the commander of the terrorists' operations room in Homs countryside, reports said Thursday.
Plans to improve the rights of way network and increase the number of voluntary access agreements are welcome, but we stress that all access to the countryside needs to be sensitive to the environment and the livelihoods of those who contribute huge sums of money to the Welsh economy through fishing, farming, shooting and other rural enterprises.
Each year the children are given a day-long lesson in the countryside where they engage with the origins of their food and learn about the importance of farming and the countryside in their everyday lives.
Countryside Alliance regional director Simon Hamlyn said: "People living in Yorkshire have really thrown themselves into the spirit of the Countryside Alliance Awards.
Gary Richardson chief executive of Countryside Learning says, It is difficult to put into words what this means to us but we are absolutely thrilled, delighted and immensely grateful to Savills and their many supporters who have helped raise Au30,000 for Countryside Learning.
The letter comes before tomorrow's launch of a major push to save England's countryside by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE).
Improved countryside management allows businesses and organisations to cope with bad weather more easily.
And while "designated" areas, such as National Parks, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Green Belt, will remain protected, undesignated countryside - which makes up nearly half of rural Warwickshire - could be at increased risk of development.
It is astounding that, in such a densely populated country, most people are still within easy reach of glorious and productive countryside.
It follows a survey at Gateshead Metrocentre by the National Trust which revealed that more than a third of those questioned had not visited a countryside site in the last year.