Nic Laurens, Shropshire Council’s Cabinet member with responsibility for Broadband, is urging people to apply for a European grant that can fund up to 100% of the cost of installing a superfast connection. Nic says, “The Marches and Gloucestershire Broadband Grant scheme is under-subscribed and the last thing we want is to have to hand money back to Europe at the end of the project. The clock is ticking and all applications must be submitted by the end of December.”
If you run a business which cannot access speeds of over 30Mbps, and you’re not already part of any superfast broadband rollout plans, you could be eligible – visit connectingshropshire.co.uk/business-broadband-grant/.
The Glaze family have been bringing festive cheer to the Broseley community for 25 years, raising more than £30,000 for several local charities and community