New Meeting date March 12th
Broadband Coalition has been formed to spearhead an entry to The EEDA
Broadband Funding Competition. The Coalition is led by Simon Norburn
(Chairperson) and supported by Guy Seinet (Writtle College), David Woodward (Writtle
Parish Council), Jan Przybyla (DOW).
The Coalition has the official support as Village entry from the Parish
Council and Writtle College.
The first stage entry has been submitted and we are now preparing the detailed
To gauge total village interest in gaining Broadband for the Village a Public
Meeting will be held on March 12 2003 commencing 7.30 pm in the Wriitle
College Lordship Lecture Theatre.
We intend to leaflet the Village prior to the meeting so that the meeting is
Please pass on by word of mouth. We need demonstrate the extent of the
support in the Village.
If you cannot attend please register your need for Broadband at www.bt.com/broadband
and register. This site has been set up by the East
of England Development Agency (EEDA) who are trying to coordinate interest
in Broadband in the East of England. There is also a reasonable amount
of money ~£3.8 million available for funding broadband schemes in local
areas deemed unsuitable by BT , e.g Writtle via competition.
The closing date has been
extended to April 2003 so lets get to it!
Still register as below on
the BT site
Last time I looked into this subject, BT had
their knickers in a twist and all the registration of interest web site sent
you to somewhere into the ether. That has now been fixed and now does allow
you to register your interest in broadband.
So go to www.bt.com/broadband
and register your interest.