Tadcaster broadband

A superfast broadband upgrade across North Yorkshire has been backed by Nigel Adams MP.

The Selby and Ainsty MP hosted a breakfast briefing for local businesses in Tadcaster this month, with around 40 businesses across the Selby area have signed up for the Superfast North Yorkshire service.

The scheme will provide free business services such as training workshops. skills classes and grants of up to £700 for bussinesses across the county.

Speaking about the project, Nigel Adams MP said: “To help local businesses gain from Superfast Broadband as soon as possible a series of consultancy services are being provided as part of the project.

“It was a pleasure to host this event, to hear about the services and to see the enthusiasm for high speed broadband from the companies that attended.

“I am confident that the effort put into getting the funds for the broadband upgrade will be of major benefit to our

region”.

He added that the project will is expected to cost around £70 million.

The briefing was attended by 16 businesses mainly from Tadcaster and the surrounding area. In addition to learning about the support services that are available full details were provided about progress being made in upgrading broadband in Tadcaster and the surrounding area. Speeds in excess of 25 Mb per second are already available in a large part of Tadcaster and more will follow in the next few months.

For more information call 0845 0020021 or email enquiries@sfny.co.uk.