You may have heard about what3words. It can be very beneficial for remote villages. Northamptonshire emergency services are using the scheme.
what3words has divided the globe into 3m squares and given each one a unique 3 word address. It means everywhere can be located with just three words. For example ///kite.chats.dine will take you to a precise spot in a field next to the River Ouse in York.
what3words is available as a free app for iOS and Android and online map.
Very useful for those who enjoy countryside walks and horse riding.