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The farming industry remains the backbone of the rural economy in Wales, but it has been hit by a series of blows in recent years. Ahead of the Welsh Assembly elections on 5 May, Philip Case highlights the key issues the next government will have to tackle if rural communities are to survive and flourish. Broadband and mobile phone coverage A lack of rural broadband and access to mobile phone coverage is a huge barrier to growth and job creation […]