Saturday, 16 August 2014 09:45

'Unfair' rural deal from government

RURAL communities get an unfair deal from the way the government funds local authorities, an independent commission has been told.

Friday, 15 August 2014 20:58

Rural mobile phone users unhappy

One third of rural mobile phone users say they are dissatisfied with the service they receive.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 21:47

Faster broadband for Northamptonshire

MORE than 21,800 homes in Northamptonshire can now get faster fibre broadband thanks to a project led by the county council.

Monday, 11 August 2014 14:54

'Click and collect' to revive towns

THE government has unveiled plans it says will help revive Britain's high streets and market towns.

Saturday, 09 August 2014 13:40

Broadband rollout 'must be faster'

THE government's superfast broadband rollout has now reached more than 1m premises – but isolated areas are still proving harder to reach.

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 13:05

Funding package to fight rural crime

THE government has confirmed a two-year funding package for a newly created National Rural Crime Network (NRCN) operating across England and Wales.

Sunday, 27 July 2014 19:35

MPs call for transport revolution

MPs have called for action to improve passenger transport services for isolated communities.

Saturday, 26 July 2014 19:40

Telecoms giant unveils rural campaign

MOBILE phone carrier Vodafone has launched a national programme for rural communities to apply for better coverage in "not-spot areas".

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