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Community engagement case study: Sam Lambert

The MANY project has heard from residents that young people are moving away because the rural location does not give them what they need. Having spoken to many people in the area, the project was keen to hear from young people who still live in the area. Sam Lambert –...

Community engagement presentation

The Mobile Access North Yorkshire recently held two community engagement meetings with residents of Coverdale. Accompanying this was a booklet giving further information about the project. The Community booklet is available to be downloaded. We know that some people...

MANY secures planning to connect North end of Coverdale

Mobile Access North Yorkshire (MANY) has secured permission from the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority to erect one of the masts, which will bring the latest technology – 5G – to the North end of Coverdale. The £6.4million project, which is part funded by the...

Community engagement case study: Farming

Farming is a way of the North Yorkshire Dales life - 2,683 people were directly employed in the rural land-based sector in 2017 (Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority). The industry has developed over the past 50 years and now digitalisation is an integral part of...

Community engagement case study: The Saddle Rooms

Bringing £1million per year to the local economy, The Saddle Room is integral to the local area. The hospitality business attracts visitors to stay in its on-site accommodation, eat in its restaurant, houses a wedding and conference facility and has an ethos to use...

Coverdale community engagement event announced

Following support from several parish councils and discussions with residents, the MANY project would like the opportunity to engage further with the community. To this end, the project is holding two online events for community members: Thursday 4th February 2021   ...

Case study: Remote learning in rural communities

As the UK enters its third lockdown in less than a year the digital divide between disadvantaged families and others has hit the headlines again. Most of the coverage has focused on the lack of devices some do not have access to. However, another issue exists – that...