Superfast Broadband is here – nearly

I’ve been checking the BT Openreach website every few days for the last few weeks in the hope that I’d spot some news about superfast broadband coming to Honeybourne. Of course it happened when I wasn’t looking, like the proverbial watched pot. There is an update to the Superfast Worcestershire... Read more

Better Accessible Responsible Development (BARD)

I have been asked to post details about a campaign to stop a new town being approved for construction in nearby Long Marston: You may have seen in the local newspaper that there is a proposal by Stratford District Council and developers to build 3500 new houses on Long Marston... Read more

Broadband additional funding success

Good news! Worcestershire County Council today confirmed that an additional £1,147,032 of funding to expand broadband coverage in rural areas has been awarded to benefit the following communities: Abberley Defford and Besford Honeybourne and Pebworth Ombersley, Doverdale and Holt Welland, Castlemorton and Birtsmorton Although we don’t have a break down... Read more

Superfast Broadband Phase 1 Details

Planning notices are starting to be issued for telephone cabinet upgrades within Worcestershire’s superfast broadband rollout programme. So far, the notices are for cabinets in the Malvern area. However, one of the cabinets currently identified for an upgrade in Phase 1 of the rollout programme is in Honeybourne! Yay! A... Read more

Broadband Update – March 2014

I’ve been pursuing a better broadband service for Honeybourne ever since moving to the village some years ago. In conjunction with (then newly elected) District Councillor Alastair Adams, Parish Councillor Peter Brookes and fellow resident Steven Medley, work has been ongoing since 2011 to improve the village’s connectivity. We’ve been... Read more