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Sunday, 20 July 2014 22:34

Yorkshire broadband project on track

A LOCAL broadband project is on track to bring faster internet connections to 97% of West Yorkshire.

THE next government must recognise the importance of rural businesses to the economy, business leaders have warned.

Sunday, 20 July 2014 19:08

University leads rural health project

AN initiative to improve health services in rural communities is being led by the University of Cumbria.

THE contribution of the countryside is undervalued, according to a charity initiated by the Prince of Wales.

Sunday, 13 July 2014 22:05

Slower response times for ambulances

AMBULANCES are taking longer to reach people with life-threatening conditions, suggest statistics released by NHS England.

Sunday, 13 July 2014 21:36

£300m available for affordable homes

HUNDREDS of millions of pounds are "up for grabs" for councils to build more affordable homes.

Sunday, 13 July 2014 20:47

Defra unveils £19m for rural business

More than 2,500 rural businesses are set to receive a share of a £19m government fund.

Monday, 07 July 2014 14:14

£150k fund targets rural innovation

A £150,000 rural business-to-business fund aims to help local firms thrive through innovation.


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