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  • ‘Coronavirus holidays’ stoke rural fury

    ‘Coronavirus holidays’ stoke rural fury0

    Catherine Calderwood, forced to resign as Scotland’s chief medical officer, is far from the only city dweller to have caused controversy by flouting lockdown rules to visit her second home in the countryside. Resentment over “coronavirus holidays” is rising. The Covid-19 crisis has prompted some to seek to escape the city. Green spaces are more

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  • Rishi Sunak vows to end patchy phone reception and slow broadband in rural areas with £1bn 4G deal

    Rishi Sunak vows to end patchy phone reception and slow broadband in rural areas with £1bn 4G deal0

    Chancellor Rishi Sunak vows to end patchy phone reception and slow broadband in rural areas with £1bn 4G deal that will see biggest boosts in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Chancellor Rishi Sunak will announced £1billion deal with firms to boost 4G Over 280,000 properties expected to benefit from improved phone signals Biggest improvements to

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  • 10 of the best hostels in rural Scotland | Travel0

    The Cowshed Boutique Bunkhouse, Isle of Skye One of the new breed of boutique hostels, the Cowshed on the north-west coast of Skye looks out over the bay to the ferry terminal in Uig and offers spectacular sunsets and occasional views of the northern lights. The bunkrooms feature built-in bunks with tongue-and-groove walls, tartan privacy

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  • Obesity Rising Faster in Rural Areas Than Cities

    Obesity Rising Faster in Rural Areas Than Cities0

    Obesity is increasing more rapidly in the world’s rural areas than in cities, according to a new study of global trends in body-mass index (BMI). The research, led by Imperial College London and published in Nature, analysed the height and weight data of more than 112 million adults across urban and rural areas of 200

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  • Research reveals poor broadband is a problem in both rural and urban areas – Irish Tech News

    Research reveals poor broadband is a problem in both rural and urban areas – Irish Tech News0

    New consumer research on public attitudes to and experience of broadband services in Ireland has revealed that poor broadband is a significant problem not just in rural areas but also in urban areas. Research undertaken by Coyne Research on behalf of Imagine Communications has found that dissatisfaction with broadband services is widespread across Ireland, and

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