Rural internet speed gets £5bn boost

In the last three years, gigabit internet connection has increased tenfold

New laws connecting the countryside to 4G and 5G tech

The regulations will mean old masts can be upgraded and new ones will not have to be built

Scotland to pay £170k to projects cutting emissions

The funding is for projects in the agriculture, food and forestry sectors

Rural people hit hardest by energy and transport poverty

A new report is calling for changes to be made to net zero and low carbon policy to ensure rural communities are not left more isolated

LPG and bioLPG ‘could replace third of coal and oil used in industry and non-domestic buildings’

A new report claims the two fuels could help save 3.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide, equivalent to removing 240,000 cars from the country’s roads