Monthly Archives: January 2012

Come on BT! Fibre-up our Exchange!

I just checked the BT website and despite coming in the top 3% of areas in the big broadband vote that BT ran a year ago, the Bishops Lydeard exchange is still not scheduled to be upgraded to provide superfast … Continue reading

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Somerset County Council Admits “We’ve No Idea How Much Quantock Sale Will Raise”

A meeting at County Hall on 13 January has shed some disturbing light on the proposed sale of land on the Quantocks. Lib Dem councillor, John Baily, reports an exchange with Councillor David Huxtable (Conservative), who is in charge of … Continue reading

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Mike Supports Daylight Saving Bill

The Daylight Saving Bill, sponsored by Conservative MP Rebecca Harris faces its next hurdle when it goes to a Commons vote on Friday 20th January. The Bill, which would bump the clocks forward by an hour all year-round for a … Continue reading

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Council Drops Library Closures! Victory!

Somerset County Council has shelved its plans to close libraries in the wake of the High Court judgment that the process had been unlawful. I had expected that the Council would merely re-run the flawed consultation process, correcting the mistakes, … Continue reading

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