ACT NOW, YOU HAVE NOTHING TO LOSE If you don’t do this, and you end up taking B4RN between March 2021 and March 2022, you will miss out on a free grant payment of £150 for yourself or the Halton Village Community Fund. The deadline for government (DCMS) funding registrations is 28th February 2021. This […]
Meet for the dig @ 9:15 am,12th of October 2019 @ Thornfield off High Rd. (See map below)
I get a similar question emailed to me on regular basis from people all around the village, and it comes in various forms, however at the core it is basically ‘When Can I Get Connected to B4RN?’ The simple answer is that this is primarily down to you and your Block. You can see a […]
Great progress is being made in Halton on installation of the core infrastructure for the B4RN fibre optic network, with may volunteers working hard to get the hyperfast internet connections to their community. Everyone involved in B4RN 4 H4LTON is a volunteer, and everyone involved has been working tirelessly on moving the project forward. At the […]
“I’m just a farmer’s wife,” says Christine Conder, modestly. But for 2,300 members of the rural communities of Lancashire she is also a revolutionary internet pioneer.
Her DIY solution to a neighbour’s internet connectivity problems in 2009 has evolved into B4RN, an internet service provider offering fast one gigabit per second broadband speeds to the parishes which nestle in the picturesque Lune Valley.
That is 35 times faster than the 28.9 Mbps average UK speed internet connection according to Ofcom.
B4RN is a local community project, and as such provides a world class Internet connection FREE OF CHARGE to community hubs, for the benefit of the villagers.
Two weeks ago Norman visited Hutton Roof where most of the village is now connected. Norman met Nick and his team. Nick is a well organised and enthusiastic project manager. The team was preparing to lay ducting at the south end of the village. What they were doing was not rocket science, but Nick emphasised the importance […]
Hi to all customers old and new. We are now able to provide support for you all at our newly refurbished headquarters in Melling. We are going to run a club on a Friday afternoon where you can call in and bring your own devices and learn tips and tricks. We can all help each […]
We are looking for volunteers from each of the blocks above to help coordinate this more localised phase. It makes perfect sense that the people in the best position to know how to serve your property, and your neighbour’s property is you!
Volunteers young and old came out in force this weekend to help deliver the B4RN information leaflet through your door. Hopefully you all received one, and found the information useful. If you meet anyone who needs more information, please help us by pointing them in the right direction to find out more.