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Mike supports residents campaign against broadband provider plans to 'change estate forever'

Mike has backed residents living on the Charterfields Estate, just off Stallings Lane in Kingswinford, who have voiced their objection to the installation of new telecoms poles near their homes. 

The proposed installation by broadband provider BRSK would see new telecoms poles with overhead cables in multiple locations across the estate, despite the estate specifically being designed in the 1960’s with underground telecommunications to avoid the need for overground infrastructure.

Residents, Mike and local councillors are concerned that the company are choosing not to use existing underground infrastructure as they are required to do by government guidance, instead opting to use overground telegraph poles and cabling that unnecessarily blight their streets. 

Mike said:

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