A LOCAL broadband project is on track to bring faster internet connections to 97% of West Yorkshire.
AN initiative to improve health services in rural communities is being led by the University of Cumbria.
AMBULANCES are taking longer to reach people with life-threatening conditions, suggest statistics released by NHS England.
HOUSEHOLDS without internet access pay an average of £440 more a year for goods and services, says a study.
The BBC is to change its rural affairs coverage after a review found it tackled too many issues from an urban perspective.
UNFETTERED competition threatens to end regular daily postal deliveries to rural areas, Royal Mail has warned.
Community-owned shops are often performing better than major supermarket chains, says a rural review of the sector.
THE winners have been announced for a £10m governmment fund to explore ways of bringing superfast broadband to the UK's most remote areas.
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