A letter from the Blackdown Hills Parish Network to the Secretary of State re. Rural Broadband.
The Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) broadband programme has today announced that it is now offering vouchers through the national BDUK Better Broadband Scheme. All homes and businesses in the region with broadband speeds of less than two Megabits per second (Mbps), without a published delivery date for superfast broadband within the next 12 months, […]
The Blackdown Hills Parish Network, to which we belong, has lobbied relentlessly to improve broadband in the Hills. Lobbying by them and others has prompted MPs to write an uncompromising collective letter to government on the subject. It is attached below. Broadhembury PC will continue to press the case.
The Blackdown Hills Parish Network has submitted an outline application to the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) for £4.6M to improve Next Generation Access (NGA) Broadband provision in and around the Blackdown Hills in Devon & Somerset. East Devon District Council (EDDC) has agreed in principle to be the BHPN’s Delivery Partner in finding appropriate […]
If this makes any of you draw some dots together, and thus experience a beautiful moment of clarity, get in touch with Adrian at Colliton Barton on 841394. He has an idea. https://vimeo.com/130634706
News re. an updated picture of roll-out for the SuperFast Broadband service to the parish exchange – the central part of our area appears to have jumped to Coming Soon from Under Evaluation. The date on the webpage is April 2016. Colliton and Luton are down as Under Evaluation still, and Kerswell and Dulford remain […]
If you head into the village today from Colliton Cross you will see workmen installing the new cabinet along from the Memorial Hall. The survey for the parish is still set for October 2015 to March [!] 2016 though… We have asked Connecting Devon and Somerset to confirm this is the case.