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.

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.

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.

HOUSEHOLDS without internet access pay an average of £440 more a year for goods and services, says a study.

Sunday, 29 June 2014 21:49

BBC rural coverage has 'urban bias'

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.

Monday, 23 June 2014 08:25

£10m broadband winners announced

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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