New Councillor – Tim Cherry

We have co-opted Tim Cherry on to the parish council.  Tim has lived in the village for nine years. He is a reservist lieutenant colonel in the army and has a wealth of skills and experience to share. He has also served as a school governor and in a drama society focussing on disadvantaged children. We are delighted that Tim is joining our team and look forward to working with him.

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Melksham Lane Solar Farm update

British Solar Renewables (BSR) has emailed us to say that they have submitted the outstanding documentation to Wiltshire Council.  We wait to see what Wiltshire Council will do.  Here is BSR’s email. Dear Mary, Please be advised that BSR submitted the outstanding documentation to Wiltshire Council last week. Wiltshire Council are now progressing with their validation process and I will be back in touch once we’ve received confirmation that […]

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Parish Council Vacancy

We have a vacancy for a parish councillor.  It’s a great opportunity to serve your community. An election to fill the vacancy will be held if ten electors from the parish write to the returning officer by 17 December 2015 asking for an election to be held.  In this case, the parish must pay for the election. If an election is not requested by that date, then the parish council must […]

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Melksham Lane Solar Farm update

British Solar Renewables (BSR) has still not sent Wiltshire Council any of the information required to validate their application.  Wiltshire Council has now written to BSR to say they have closed the case. Here is the text of the email that Wiltshire Council sent to BSR. Dear Ms Spearman, A set of planning application forms, fee and a plan was submitted by you in relation to the above proposal on […]

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