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General Meeting details

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

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 ?

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

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

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

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...

BHPN Notice of AGM

BHPN Notice of AGM

The AGM of the Blackdown Hills Parish Network will be held on Wednesday 22nd June 2016 at 7.30 pm in the Village Hall at Buckland St Mary TA20 3SP.  Agenda and further information to follow

BHPN representatives elected to AONB Management Group

BHPN representatives elected to AONB Management Group

The result of the recent ballot to elect three parish councillors (from a nominated field of seven) to represent the BHPN on the AONB Management Group has been announced. The successful councillors are Graham Long (Upottery PC), Bob Nelson (Broadhembury PC) and...

Vacancy for Parish Clerk

Vacancy for Parish Clerk

Clerk to Churchstanton Parish Council Churchstanton Parish Council is seeking to recruit a Clerk. The post is part time, with variable hours expected to average 20 to 25 hours per month, and is paid in accordance with NJC range LC1, currently starting at £9.20 per...

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...

BHPN Notice of AGM

The AGM of the Blackdown Hills Parish Network will be held on Wednesday 22nd June 2016 at 7.30 pm in the Village Hall at Buckland St Mary TA20 3SP.  Agenda and further information to follow

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...

BHPN Notice of AGM

The AGM of the Blackdown Hills Parish Network will be held on Wednesday 22nd June 2016 at 7.30 pm in the Village Hall at Buckland St Mary TA20 3SP.  Agenda and further information to follow