Superfast Broadband Update

December 16, 2013

A CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOR GOUDHURST PARISH We are pleased to be able to tell you that Kent County Council has now entered into a contract with Call Flow Solutions to provide Superfast Broadband to the parish of Goudhurst. The delay in reaching this stage was due to the problems KCC had to overcome in obtaining […]

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Goudhurst Broadband Project Approved

September 10, 2013

We were informed by Kent County Council last night that the Goudhurst Parish Broadband upgrade project has been approved by Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK). This is a big milestone achieved for the Golden Thread project. More news to follow!

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St Mary’s Church Wireless Broadband in the News

July 31, 2013

Our local vicar was in the news the Kent Messenger this week talking about the new wireless broadband service in St Mary’s Church. See the full article by clicking on the link below: Kent Messenger 260713 pg7

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The Rise of the Sharing Economy

March 21, 2013

An interesting article from the Economist this month on the Rise of the Sharing Economy. “LAST night 40,000 people rented accommodation from a service that offers 250,000 rooms in 30,000 cities in 192 countries. They chose their rooms and paid for everything online. But their beds were provided by private individuals, rather than a hotel […]

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Kent County Council Announces BDUK SFBB Scheme

March 18, 2013

One of the biggest infrastructure projects in Kent’s history will start this year as better broadband is delivered across the county by Kent County Council and BT. Announced today, the partnership is backed by £10m of council funding £9.87m from central government and £19.6m from BT. The contract, which is being signed today, follows the […]

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EC approves BDUK Plan: End Date Slips to 2017

November 22, 2012

The deadline for Britain’s national next generation broadband service has slipped to 2017. This emerged the day after the European Commission agreed to approve the government’s controversial £1.5bn procurement plan after nearly nine months of argument. Asked to clarify the amount at stake, a commission spokesman said, “In the notification we received from the UK, […]

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Global Entrepreneurship Week 13-15 November

November 7, 2012

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest campaign to promote entrepreneurship, taking place in over 100 countries during November. Tunbridge Wells Borough Council and its partners from the world of commerce and enterprise are using Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012’s theme “to pass on” free practical help and support needed by potential entrepreneurs and individuals who […]

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Goudhurst and Kilndown Local History Society Website Launches!

August 3, 2012

The Goudhurst and Kilndown Local History Society set up its new website today! You can find out an enormous amount of information about local history and more will be added each week!

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Brenchley Gets Its Just Rewards

June 1, 2012

Last week BT announced the next exchanges in its rollout for Kent – and Brenchley (which came 1st in the Race for Infinity for Kent) was put on the list. With Goudhurst winning its own separate scheme, the fight is now on to get Cranbrook properly upgraded.  They were fortunate enough to get through the […]

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Guardian Launches Broadband Debate

May 8, 2012

Interesting article in the Guardian yesterday: “With BT reporting its annual results next week, the Guardian is starting the debate over what new targets the government should set. We will be asking …..  for ideas on what Britain’s Broadband Vision should look like.” You can read the full article “Why Britain’s Broadband is Heading for […]

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