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Garve Broadband Survey Results

Post in Utilities by Steve Jones

Thanks to all who responded to the Garve broadband speed survey.

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Garve & District Broadband Garve Village

Post in Utilities by Steve Jones

Garve & District Broadband Group need your help to support Garve Village

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Garve and District Broadband Update

Post in Utilities by Steve Jones

The company will be holding its last AGM with the current Board during September 2020

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Highland Council Grant Available

Post in Utilities by Tina Hartley

Do you have a private water supply? If so, did you know you can get a grant from the Highland Council?

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Water

Water Scarcity

Post in Utilities by Tina Hartley

Grants may be available to improve the source of a private water supply and improve water security measures such as increasing water tank storage capacity.

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Broadband Group Update February 2020

Post in Utilities by Steve Jones

Read on for the latest developments from the Broadband group - hopefully it will not be too much longer before the whole community can have fast internet access!

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Broadband Project Update October 2019

Post in Utilities by Steve Jones

We can announce that Phase 3 is now underway! The LCT have now confirmed to GDB that funds are now available to press ahead with the last leg of our project.

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Broadband Project Update September 2019

Post in Utilities by Steve Jones

This message is relevant to those living between Garbat and Inchbae inclusive, and Grudie to Achanalt inclusive. Look out for an email from DCMS in near future!

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Broadband Project Update March 2019

Post in Utilities by Sheila Mitchell

Great News! Everyone in the Garve & District community will I'm sure be delighted to hear that the broadband project should be completed this year.

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Broadband Status Dec 2018

Post in Utilities by Steve Jones

A status update of where we are with the Garve and District Broadband (GDB) group since our launch in 2016.

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Broadband Update Dec 2018

Post in Utilities by Steve Jones

We have great news. BT OpenReach have commissioned all premises from Lochluichart to Achanalt. Everyone here can now order a fibre service.

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Broadband Update November 2018

Post in Utilities by Steve Jones

REMEMBER, 31st December deadline for self-dig grant! 96 premises are now able to order a FTTP service. Read on to find out more...

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October 2018 - Broadband Update

Post in Utilities by Jackie West

Most properties in Achnasheen and from Little Garve to Aultguish are now commissioned. You can order your fibre service now. Great progress between Gorstan and Achanalt

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Gathering momentum!

Post in Utilities by Steve Jones

August has been a big month for the broadband project. Much of the fibre infrastructure is in place and some of it has been tested and is ready to use!

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Remote highland communities set to rocket to ultrafast broadband speeds

Post in Utilities by Tina Hartley

Remote Highland communities scattered across 26 miles of rugged terrain are set to get the UKs fastest*, more reliable broadband thanks to an unique partnership.

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Robert Thorburn announcing that Achnasheen fibre is now live

Joint media launch: Garve and District Broadband / Openreach

Post in Utilities by Steve Jones

Photos and press release from the media launch for Garve and District Broadband at Ledgowan Lodge Hotel in Achnasheen on August 20th 2018.

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Self-dig information

Post in Utilities by Steve Jones

Here's all the information you'll need to know if you're planning a self-dig, from local contractors to properties included in the project to contact details for each area.

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Self-dig grant letter

Post in Utilities by Steve Jones

Properties requiring a self dig for the FTTP upgrade will receive this letter, outlining what you need to do, your allocated grant and (in case of query) a point of contact for each area.

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Broadband FAQs

Post in Utilities by Steve Jones

Everything you've always wanted to know about the Garve & District Broadband scheme but were too afraid to ask!

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Fibre to the premises broadband project update #2

Post in Utilities by Steve Jones

BT tell us that they will be starting the build of the fibre infrastructure in the next few weeks. Work will begin at Aultguish and continue through to Little Garve.

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