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
A full update to follow, but whilst there is good news for Broadhembury as a village, Colliton, Luton [we think] – Kerswell and Dulford may be out of programme. Watch this space.
If you live in those parts of the parish that appear to be out of programme for the roll-out of SuperFast Broadband service as managed by Connecting Devon and Somerset, you might want to come along to a meeting on Monday hosted by local not-for-profit business networking group the 373 Group. You can ask BT […]