Superfast Broadband is arriving in the village in the next couple of weeks, so we can all stop grumbling about download speeds!
In this issue:
A new superfast broadband cabinet is currently being installed opposite the war memorial. This is expected to be connected to the main Eckington exchange in the next couple of weeks. More information is available at
For BT lines, you can test your current speeds at If you do this test we would like to know the results you get, so that we can compare them when the new service becomes active. Please email us at with the upload and download times, and the date and time at which the test was done.
West Mercia Police are warning of a crime in which people are telephoned by someone claiming to be from the Metropolitan Police and asking for bank details. Information on this crime is available at
Anyone receiving suspicious calls should contact the police by phoning 101.
This e-mail is distributed by Birlingham Website Group and is available to residents of Birlingham, their families and friends. If you know anyone who would like to receive these e-mails, or have any comments or items for inclusion in future e-mails, or wish to be removed from the mailing list, please write to
The e-mail is open to any organisations or business within the parish to promote events. Inclusion of an event does not imply that Birlingham Website Group supports either the event or the views of the organisation promoting it.