B4NTR Broadband Project Now Approved – Digging to Start Soon!

B4NTR Broadband Project Now Approved - Digging to Start in just WEEKS!We have just been told that the Barrasford project has now been given the green light by the B4RN management team!  Digging will begin in the next few weeks! This includes Barrasford, Chollerton, Gunnerton, Birtley, Colwell, The Swinburnes, (and any property in between!). It’s all very exciting and there are sure to be many questions and we will be organising a meeting (probably face to face) in a couple of weeks…

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Progress Report February 2022…

We've just heard some very good news! We've had confirmation from the government they intend to honour our vouchers in the area and we've been given "Voucher Priority Status" locally by DCMS. See the videos below for the details if you missed what happened... The vouchers were vital for funding the project and without them the project simply wasn't viable. It's took some time to come through, but it means we can move forward towards building. Thanks to everyone who lobbied our…

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Urgent Government Voucher Changes

The Government has decided to suddenly stop voucher funding next month on 10th September 2021! This threatens the WHOLE project - we DESPERATELY need those people who have not signed up to sign-up - even if they are on the fence it really is NOW OR NEVER! Read more in the post!

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Progress Report – May 2021

Barrasford Project - Call for Volunteers to help with house connections I hope everyone is enjoying the sun over this bank holiday weekend. I'm sure we all need some good weather.I want to thank everyone who's been helping with the planning of the project so far. I'm glad to announce we're now into B4RN's build phase for the whole of the Barrasford project that's all the routes between Barrasford, Birtley, Colwell, Gunnerton, and the Swinburn's. Click above to see the project map…

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