Toll test gantries go up in Runcorn

Two new gantries are being erected along the Bridgewater Expressway in Runcorn over the next month so testing of tolling technology can be carried out, ahead of the Mersey Gateway opening in autumn 2017.

BT accelerates Cheshire broadband programme

BT said it will spend an extra £3.4m rolling out high-speed broadband telecoms connections across Cheshire after experiencing higher than average take-up of services delivered to date in the Connecting Cheshire initiative.

Connecting Cheshire next phase approved

Another 10,000 Cheshire homes and businesses are due to have access to fibre broadband by summer 2017 as a result of the £6.5m second phase of the Connecting Cheshire programme.

Cheshire broadband roadshow event

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Cheshire East Council and BT Openreach are holding a public briefing about the new superfast broadband services rolling out across the borough as they prepare to switch to fibre exchanges in Alderley Edge and Lower Peover.

Online map reveals Cheshire broadband roll-out schedule

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Connecting Cheshire has produced a fibre broadband roll-out map for the county, enabling residents and businesses to see where high-speed connectivity will be available by the end of summer 2015.

Cheshire confirms broadband roll-out

A funding package of £28.5m has been agreed to pay for fibre broadband connections to be installed at 96% of premises in Cheshire, Warrington and Halton.