Please come to a public meeting on Thursday September 21 at 7pm in the village hall, to discuss ideas about how we can sort out our traffic problems. We have invited traffic expert, Ben Hamilton-Baillie to give a presentation on possible approaches. Ben specialises in working with rural communities to address traffic issues in smaller towns and villages. You can see more about Ben and examples of his […]
We have been looking at how we can sort out our traffic problems. We have asked a transport consultant to help us come up with effective solutions. We will hold a public meeting in September where he will present some suggestions and everyone can have a say in how we proceed. We all know the issues we face; speeding, parking, large vehicles etc. However, it’s more difficult to […]
Please let us know if you notice any minor highways or maintenance work. Our details are on the Contact us page. We have a parish steward who visits us once a month. He can carry out a wide range of tasks including: Hand clearing and cutting of growth from drainage grips and drain gully covers Hand clearing of blocked drainage gullies, culverts, pipes and pits Clearing storm debris from […]
Last week, a lady who lives in Newleaze Park and uses a wheelchair had an accident as a result of a car parking over the pavement around the Newleaze Park junction. The lady was unable to negotiate her wheelchair through the narrow space on the footway left by a parked car and so tried to get on to the road and around the car. She toppled over and […]
There will be a special planning meeting on 7 June 2017 at 7:30 pm in the village hall, which you are welcome to attend. We will discuss a number of applications including: from Norrington Solar Farm to vary the conditions that Wiltshire Council set in their original approval. from Cotswold Homes to build ten houses on the site of the Robotech factory. You can see the agenda at https://goo.gl/24vU6V. […]
We have two vacancies for parish councillors. It’s a great opportunity to serve your community. We will co-opt someone to fill the vacancy at our July meeting, which should be on 12 July. If you want to apply to be a councillor, all you need to do is send the clerk an email or letter that: confirms that you meet statutory requirements to be a councillor (you can […]
We have finalised our accounts for the year ending 31 March 2017. You can see them in the Finance folder on the Documents page, or by clicking this link, https://goo.gl/gEJLNC. You have a right to inspect the accounts, which you can do from 19 June 2017 to 28 July 2017 by making an appointment with the clerk,
We have moved the May council meeting to 17 May 2017 from 10 May 2017 because most councillors couldn’t make the original date. If you were planning on coming to the May meeting, please make sure you come on the new date.
We have had nine nominations for the 11 seats on the parish council. All the nominees will therefore be elected unopposed and there will not be a ballot. We will co-opt people for the two vacant places in due course. The only elections on May 4th will therefore be for our Wiltshire councillor. Here is the that statement of persons nominated, Parish-uncontested-statement-of-persons-nominated-1543-2016-5-april-p35
We will be holding a defibrillator training session on Thursday 6 April at 7pm in the village hall. Julia Doel from the South West Ambulance Trust will be running the session. Hopefully, you won’t ever need to use one, but if you do, this session could make all the difference. Tea and biscuits will be provided.