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Schoolgirl does homework in lay-by.

Schoolgirl does homework in lay-by.

A 12-year-old schoolgirl does her homework in a lay-by due to poor broadband and mobile connections.

Grug Williams has to be driven a mile away from her Conwy Valley home to find a signal to download schoolwork.

A local councillor said "digital inequality" was a real problem for young people in the area.

Openreach said it was extending fibre broadband as quickly as possible but understood the frustration in places which could not yet access it.

The Williams family live on a farm on the outskirts of Gwytherin, which has been the winner of a "best kept village" award on four occasions.

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