At Broughton Gifford Parish Council, we want to make sure you know what is going on. Please contact us if you would you like to share your views on anything we are doing, or that you think we should be doing. You can also see the minutes of our meetings here. Please subscribe to our mailing list if you would like us to send updates directly to your inbox.

2016/2017 Accounts

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,

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Parish council nominations

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

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Become a councillor

The parish council elections are on 4 May 2017.  All 11 seats are up for election. If you would like to stand, you need to complete the nomination forms and hand them in to Wiltshire Council by Tuesday 4 April.  The Wilshire Association of Local Councils has published a guide to being a councillor, which you can read here. You can find the forms and further information at http://elections.wiltshire.gov.uk/Home/Division/2748. If 11 […]

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132 bags of rubbish

Thank you to everyone who joined the Great British Spring Clean.  We had about 70 people, which was an amazing turnout. We collected 132 bags, 9 tyres, 3 traffic cones, 1 door, a microwave, some shredded knickers and a ten pound note. Thank you to the scouts  for letting us use their hut, making teas and providing so many volunteers.  Thanks also to the Friendship Club for the delicious cake, […]

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Annual Parish Meeting 20 March 2017

You are warmly invited to attend the Annual Parish Meeting which will be held on Monday 20th March 2017 at 7.00 p.m. at St Mary’s Primary School. The first part of the evening will be in traditional style with verbal reports from the council chairman, Wiltshire Council, the police and village organisations, followed by a time for refreshments. The second part of the evening will focus on an […]

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New Snow Plough

We have bought a snow plough, so that we can keep the village’s roads clear if it snows.  Whilst Wiltshire Council will keep the main roads clear, we want to make sure we can get to them We got a grant for the full amount from Scottish and Southern Electric (SSE), so it didn’t cost the village a penny. There was some money left over, so we got a couple […]

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New trees around The Common

We have planted some trees around The Common. We planted a London Plane tree to replace the one that we had to take down.  We put it on the edge of The Common, near the baptist chapel. We also planted a field maple and an ornamental hawthorn.  The hawthorn was planted in memory of David Pressey and was paid for by his family. We took advice on what trees to […]

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New handrails

We have installed some handrails at the steps leading up to the church entrance. Some residents were finding it difficult to go to church because they couldn’t get up the steps and they asked us to help. The school and The Old Parsonage care home also backed the idea and they all supported our application for a grant from Wiltshire Council. We got a grant of £390 from Wiltshire […]

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