Houses in part of Pity Me which have been waiting a long time for better broadband are celebrating today after the BT cabinet we have fought so hard for finally went active!
Over the last two years as your Lib Dem councillors we have been battling to secure better broadband for residents on parts of Rosemount and Hag House.
We have had repeated meetings with BT Openreach and various County Council departments as well as conversations with Northern Powergrid. We even had to go the press over the issue.
We secured agreement for access to land at the Arnison Centre to install the electricity to the broadband box, negotiating, telephoning and repeatedly intervening with the owners of the Arnison Centre, their lawyers and site management.
We are convinced that without all of this intervention we would not have achieved this successful conclusion.
Residents can now contact their suppliers to upgrade/