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.

Parish Steward work

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 […]

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Think before you park

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 […]

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Special Planning Meeting Wednesday June 7

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. […]

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Parish Council Co-options

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 […]

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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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