NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS AND PUBLICATION OF ANNUAL GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN (EXEMPT AUTHORITY) ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2021

Smaller authority name: Broughton Gifford Parish Council

NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS AND PUBLICATION
OF ANNUAL GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY
RETURN (EXEMPT AUTHORITY)
ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2021

Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Sections 25, 26 and 27
The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)

NOTICE NOTES

1. Date of announcement: Tuesday 26th April 2021

2. Each year the smaller authority prepares an Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR).

The AGAR has been published with this notice. It will not be reviewed by the appointed auditor, since the smaller authority has certified itself as exempt from the appointed auditor’s review.
Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the AGAR, the accounting records for the financial year to which it relates, and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts, and other documents relating to those records must be made available for inspection by any person interested.

For the year ended 31 March 2021, these documents will be available on reasonable notice by application to:
(b) Georgina Berry, clerk and RFO, 5a Curtis Orchard, Broughton Gifford, Wiltshire, SN12 8PU. 01225
782423 / 07947 474620

commencing on (c) __Monday 14 June 2021 _______________________

and ending on (d) ___Friday 23 July 2021 ________________________

3. Local government electors and their representatives also have:
– The opportunity to question the appointed auditor about the accounting records; and
– The right to make an objection which concerns a matter in respect of which the appointed auditor could
either make a public interest report or apply to the court for a declaration that an item of account is
unlawful. Written notice of an objection must first be given to the auditor and a copy sent to the smaller
authority.
The appointed auditor can be contacted at the address in paragraph 4 below for this purpose between the
above dates only.

4. The smaller authority’s AGAR is only subject to review by the appointed auditor if questions or
objections raised under the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 lead to the involvement of the
auditor. The appointed auditor is:
PKF Littlejohn LLP (Ref: SBA Team)
15 Westferry Circus
Canary Wharf
London E14 4HD
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5. This announcement is made by Georgina Berry – RFO

April 2021 Village Magazine

Unfortunately, as we are now still in lockdown the Village Magazine is only available in a digital form this month. A few hard copies will be available from the Bell for those that don’t have access to the digital copy.

The link to the edition can be found here. The magazine committee will be reaching out to other village organisations to share this news and link to their members.

Village Magazine April 2021 Issue

Thinking of standing for the election?

If you’re thinking of standing in the elections being held on 6th May 2021 you will need to complete your nomination papers and return them to

  • the Returning Officer or his appointed staff at The Main Reception, Council Offices, Wiltshire Council, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8JN between 10am and 4pm on any working day
  • You will need to make an appointment to return them – Please make an appointment to submit your nomination papers by using our online booking system: https://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/elections-town-parish or by phoning Electoral Services on 0300 456 0112

If there are more than 11 nomination papers received then an election will go ahead on 6th May, if not all those who registered to stand will win their seats uncontested.

  • Applications to register to vote must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Monday 19 April 2021. Applications can be made online: www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. 7. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021. 8.
  • Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021. 9.
  • Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on the grounds of disability or for work/service reasons must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Thursday 6 May 2021. The disability must have occurred after 5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021. To apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021

For further information please see the links below.

GOOD LUCK!

http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/candidate-or-agent/parish-council-elections-england

https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/media/3444

https://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/media/6177/Central-Parish-notice-of-election/pdf/Central_Parish_notice_of_election.pdf?m=637509855525030000

https://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/news/2021-election-notices

July Village Magazine

As with last month the Village Magazine is only available in a digital form this month due to the ongoing COVID-19 measures that are in place.

The link to the edition can be found here. The magazine committee will be reaching out to other village organisations to share this news and link to their members.

Village Magazine July 2020 Issue

Temporary Closure of: B3107 (Part), Holt (11/06/20 – 15/06/20)

Indicative Plan

Notice is hereby given that the Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all traffic:
B3107 (Part), Holt; from its junction with B3106 Bradford Road to its junction with Station Road.

To enable: Tarmac to carry out carriageway resurfacing and associated maintenance works.

Alternative route
: via B3107 (unaffected length) – A350 – A361 – Elizabeth Way – B3106 – B3105 and vice versa.

The closure and diversion route will be clearly indicated by traffic signs.
This Order which previously came into operation on 17 February 2020 will now recommence on 11 June 2020 and the closure will be required between the hours of 09:30 and 15:30 until 15 June 2020. It is anticipated that the works will take the stated duration to complete depending upon weather conditions. Access will be maintained for residents and businesses where possible, although delays are likely due to the nature of the works. The Order has a maximum duration of 18 months.

For further information please contact Jon Moss (Atkins) on 01225 730438.

BGPC WEBSITE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION

You may notice that some of the links on the website take you to blank pages. The website is currently undergoing some maintenance and construction. This will take some time so please do keep checking back if there is something you want to see.

Alternatively, you can email the clerk on if you can’t find the information you need.