Community Broadband for South-west Cowal & Isle of Bute Takes Huge Step Forward

colour-map-phase-one The Kyles of Bute community broadband project reached a critical milestone in December with approval from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Community Broadband Scotland (CBS) to ring-fence £320,000 of funding to support the design, build and operation of a community-owned broadband network. This approval signalled the commencement of a European [...]

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KCB Newsletter: Reconfiguring Our Approach

Well, as you may have gathered from the website, CBS delivered a bombshell on 12th February, and we have spent the last fortnight putting in place a considered and appropriate [...]

KCB Board Meeting, 28th February 2016

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After a couple of weeks in which KCB has been trying to understand the implications of bombshell dropped by CBS at the meeting on the 12th, see here, our board meeting last [...]

KCB Postcode Map

A rough map of the postcodes we are presently able to provide a service to. Detail on this [...]

KCB meeting with CBS, 12th February at the Colintraive Hotel

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We're reporting specifically on this meeting between Kyles Community Broadband and Community Broadband Scotland because we received news which has the potential to be a huge [...]

End of January Update on KCB

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On Thursday the board met for the first time after the community consulation meetings and we've summarised proceedings here, pending the approval and publication of the [...]

Original Scoping Reports Published!

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At the recent KCB Board meeting we decided that we should publish all three of the scoping reports that gave rise to the project - and the data, like the graphic above! We [...]

Tighnabruaich Scoping Report

1. Local Area Information Kilfinan Parish (PA21 postcode area) is located on the Scottish West coast mainland in South Cowal, accessible by the A82 trunk road into the [...]

Colintraive & Glendaruel Scoping Report, March 2014

COLINTRAIVE & GLENDARUEL DEVELOPMENT TRUST COMMUNITY SCOPING OVERVIEW     Project Area   Area 1 Colintraive and Glendaruel   Located in [...]

Bute Scoping Report, October 2013

BUTE RURAL COMMUNITY BROADBAND GROUP   STAGE 1 APPLICATION - SCOPING OVERVIEW   Initial definition of project area  [see attached map] Area 1 Kilchattan [...]

KCB Board January Meeting Report

Much was discussed at the steering group's meeting on Thursday. We agreed formal meeting procedures, elected office bearers (soon to appear on the website), discussed [...]