Rural residents one step closer to better broadband

WITH almost a third of homes and businesses in Fermanagh struggling with unworkably slow broadband speeds, news a major rural connectivity project has taken a stride forward has been warmly welcomed.  Last week it was announced a contract for the long-awaited £165 million Project Stratum, which is being funded with £150 million from the DUP’s […]

Poor broadband growing worry for local farmers

FUNDING for our forests, animal health, the environment and fisheries, and for food and farming is all to be slashed by the newly restored Stormont Executive.   On top of that, a new digitalisation plan by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) could see farmers here in Fermanagh disadvantaged due to the county’s […]