News from Blackdown Hills Parish Network

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Ultra fast Broadband is in the Blackdown Hills

Coinciding with the first Blackdown Hills households being directly connected to ultra fast broadband via fibre-to-the-premises, the  BHPN communications actions group has published an  information leaflet for parish councillors.  This is being sent to all member...

Annual General Meeting of the BHPN

The AGM is on Thursday June 29th 2017, 7pm for 7.30 start in Yarcombe Village Hall.  All welcome to attend The evening's agenda outline is as follows - this will be an informal meeting 19.00 Arrivals, bar available 19.30 Welcome from the Chair and adoption of the...

General Meeting details

All welcome to the next GENERAL MEETING of the BHPN Thursday 24th November at 7.00 for 7.30 pm, Smeatharpe Village Hall - Upottery Two Ways, Smeatharpe, Honiton EX14 9RF Pop-up bar will open at 7 pm, with nibbles kindly supplied by Churchinford Community shop - there...

BHPN next General Meeting

The next General Meeting of the Blackdown Hills Parish network will be on Thursday November 24th from 7.15 pm in SMEATHARPE VILLAGE HALL All are welcome, agenda will be posted soon

BROADBAND: Rural Blackdown Hills communities to remain cut off ?

A bid by a consortium of 39 parishes in the Blackdown Hills Parish Network (BHPN) in Devon and Somerset to bring fast, modern, internet connections to isolated rural communities has been rejected at first assessment and without discussion, by government.  In a letter...

BHPN website update

You will have noticed that we have a new look and that some content is not yet available.  This will be restored soon.

Local MPs back ERDF bid

Adrian McArdle (Broadhembury) and Graham Long (Upottery) met MPs Neil Parish and Rebecca Pow in the lobby of the House of Commons yesterday and gained support for the BHPN bid to win £4.6m funding to bring the Blackdown Hills up to date with Next Generation Access to...

BHPN leads bid for broadband opportunity

Next generation Broadband heading for Blackdown Hills residents? The BHPN 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...

Ultra fast Broadband is in the Blackdown Hills

Coinciding with the first Blackdown Hills households being directly connected to ultra fast broadband via fibre-to-the-premises, the  BHPN communications actions group has published an  information leaflet for parish councillors.  This is being sent to all member...

Annual General Meeting of the BHPN

The AGM is on Thursday June 29th 2017, 7pm for 7.30 start in Yarcombe Village Hall.  All welcome to attend The evening's agenda outline is as follows - this will be an informal meeting 19.00 Arrivals, bar available 19.30 Welcome from the Chair and adoption of the...

General Meeting details

All welcome to the next GENERAL MEETING of the BHPN Thursday 24th November at 7.00 for 7.30 pm, Smeatharpe Village Hall - Upottery Two Ways, Smeatharpe, Honiton EX14 9RF Pop-up bar will open at 7 pm, with nibbles kindly supplied by Churchinford Community shop - there...

BHPN next General Meeting

The next General Meeting of the Blackdown Hills Parish network will be on Thursday November 24th from 7.15 pm in SMEATHARPE VILLAGE HALL All are welcome, agenda will be posted soon

BROADBAND: Rural Blackdown Hills communities to remain cut off ?

A bid by a consortium of 39 parishes in the Blackdown Hills Parish Network (BHPN) in Devon and Somerset to bring fast, modern, internet connections to isolated rural communities has been rejected at first assessment and without discussion, by government.  In a letter...

BHPN website update

You will have noticed that we have a new look and that some content is not yet available.  This will be restored soon.

Local MPs back ERDF bid

Adrian McArdle (Broadhembury) and Graham Long (Upottery) met MPs Neil Parish and Rebecca Pow in the lobby of the House of Commons yesterday and gained support for the BHPN bid to win £4.6m funding to bring the Blackdown Hills up to date with Next Generation Access to...

Ultra fast Broadband is in the Blackdown Hills

Coinciding with the first Blackdown Hills households being directly connected to ultra fast broadband via fibre-to-the-premises, the  BHPN communications actions group has published an  information leaflet for parish councillors.  This is being sent to all member...

Annual General Meeting of the BHPN

The AGM is on Thursday June 29th 2017, 7pm for 7.30 start in Yarcombe Village Hall.  All welcome to attend The evening's agenda outline is as follows - this will be an informal meeting 19.00 Arrivals, bar available 19.30 Welcome from the Chair and adoption of the...

General Meeting details

All welcome to the next GENERAL MEETING of the BHPN Thursday 24th November at 7.00 for 7.30 pm, Smeatharpe Village Hall - Upottery Two Ways, Smeatharpe, Honiton EX14 9RF Pop-up bar will open at 7 pm, with nibbles kindly supplied by Churchinford Community shop - there...

BHPN next General Meeting

The next General Meeting of the Blackdown Hills Parish network will be on Thursday November 24th from 7.15 pm in SMEATHARPE VILLAGE HALL All are welcome, agenda will be posted soon

BROADBAND: Rural Blackdown Hills communities to remain cut off ?

A bid by a consortium of 39 parishes in the Blackdown Hills Parish Network (BHPN) in Devon and Somerset to bring fast, modern, internet connections to isolated rural communities has been rejected at first assessment and without discussion, by government.  In a letter...

BHPN website update

You will have noticed that we have a new look and that some content is not yet available.  This will be restored soon.

Local MPs back ERDF bid

Adrian McArdle (Broadhembury) and Graham Long (Upottery) met MPs Neil Parish and Rebecca Pow in the lobby of the House of Commons yesterday and gained support for the BHPN bid to win £4.6m funding to bring the Blackdown Hills up to date with Next Generation Access to...