Digital Dales

A quick summary of this week’s events, and a seasonal greeting…..

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It would seem that community pressure does indeed force…




Cyberbarn is to be visited this afternoon by Rory Stewart MP and guests to offer their seal of approval. It was hoped he’d be the first to dig some fibre optic cable for…

Just been reading Francis Maude’s statements on procurement, IT, government etc which led to the discovery of the launch of the Mutuals Information Service by the Cabinet Office…


(Don’t nick the graphic - ask, as it’s mine - LA*).

Not for nothing have I shown up at suit-only events wearing a tshirt (and freezing for the cause) saying “Rural broadband…

The new plans for the conversion of the pub are now online at www.eden.gov.uk application numbers 11/0848 and 11/0849

There is a plan to hold a public meeting for villagers in the near future,…

Monday 21st November, 11am at the Chamley Arms. Villagers welcome to attend to see what work has been done and air their views with the Planning Enforcement Officer, Adam McNally about listed…

Suddenly remembered the other night that many moons ago I stood in a scrapyard next to a complex and expensive piece of machinery, feeding in bits of cable, and then took a large amount of copper…


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This headline grabbed my eye as I waited for the train at King’s Cross today: "Lives at risk as thieves disconnect 999…

It’s all very well pointing out the problems. Doing so makes us all just question marks. But what is the solution?

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In a…

Over the coming days, we will be putting together a printed newsletter detailing all meetings and events through to the end of the year, and news from the many organisations and groups in Warcop….