Wansford Village

The Parish Council of Wansford deals with Wansford village north of the river Nene.

The village lies in the Unitary Authority of Peterborough City Council.

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BT Broadband – latest

Update following Parish Council meeting on 17th August:

Impromptu item:

Following receipt of various emails re BT Fast speed Broadband the Parish Clerk invited Annette Thorpe, BT Regional Partnership Director for the East of England, along to the meeting to provide the Council with an update of progress in the village. She said that cabinet box 10 by crossroads for

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An Affectionate Tribute to Eric Standen 1919 – 2012

Eric Standen 1948

By David Stuart-Mogg

Within the space of just twenty-four hours last October, the Living Villages community lost two much-loved and respected nonagenarians: David Powell, whose life was celebrated in November’s Living Villages, and Eric Standen.

Eric Standen was born in St. Ives, Huntingdonshire on 19th August 1919; one of the five children of Frank and Florence

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BT Broadband update to our exchange planned for Sept 2012

It looks like we shall get an update to our BT broadband service in September 2012. Let me explain…

Up to September 2011, the village had only Broadband from BT on its standard 8Mb services. This usually means a connection of around 3-6Mb. This did not vary which ever Broadband provider you went with because they were all using the

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Sky broadband now available in village from Sept 2011

At last, Sky, one of the internet service providers (ISPs), has installed faster equipment in the Wansford exchange. They say this means we should be able to get broadband speeds at least twice that we are getting from BT. I spoke with BT last week and they say they have no plans at present to upgrade the exchange to BT

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