News from Blackdown Hills Parish Network

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SCC winter road policy?

SOMERSET COUNTY COUNCIL has recently announced that it is proposing no longer to grit roads to settlements which are 500 feet or more above sea level, roads which lead into adjoining counties, and school links between urban and rural areas. If implemented this will...

AGM date

The 2018 AGM will be on Friday July 6 at 7.15 in Throgmorton Hall, Dunkeswell. Details will be published when speakers are confirmed.

Winter meeting of BHPN

Reminding you, if you can, to attend the Winter General Meeting on Thursday January 18th 2018 The Holman Clavel Inn,  Function Room (main bar available for refreshments) 7pm for 7.30 start Culmhead, Taunton TA3 7EA Directions to the venue Brief Agenda: Start 7.30 pm...

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...

SCC winter road policy?

SOMERSET COUNTY COUNCIL has recently announced that it is proposing no longer to grit roads to settlements which are 500 feet or more above sea level, roads which lead into adjoining counties, and school links between urban and rural areas. If implemented this will...

AGM date

The 2018 AGM will be on Friday July 6 at 7.15 in Throgmorton Hall, Dunkeswell. Details will be published when speakers are confirmed.

Winter meeting of BHPN

Reminding you, if you can, to attend the Winter General Meeting on Thursday January 18th 2018 The Holman Clavel Inn,  Function Room (main bar available for refreshments) 7pm for 7.30 start Culmhead, Taunton TA3 7EA Directions to the venue Brief Agenda: Start 7.30 pm...

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

SCC winter road policy?

SOMERSET COUNTY COUNCIL has recently announced that it is proposing no longer to grit roads to settlements which are 500 feet or more above sea level, roads which lead into adjoining counties, and school links between urban and rural areas. If implemented this will...

AGM date

The 2018 AGM will be on Friday July 6 at 7.15 in Throgmorton Hall, Dunkeswell. Details will be published when speakers are confirmed.

Winter meeting of BHPN

Reminding you, if you can, to attend the Winter General Meeting on Thursday January 18th 2018 The Holman Clavel Inn,  Function Room (main bar available for refreshments) 7pm for 7.30 start Culmhead, Taunton TA3 7EA Directions to the venue Brief Agenda: Start 7.30 pm...

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