The Annual Meeting of the Parish will be held on Wednesday 24th May at 7:30pm in the Village Hall.
Residents are invited to ask questions of the Parish Council, hear reports from the Chair and receive a report on the Councils finances.
A copy of the agenda can be seen here.
April 2017 meeting minutes
The minutes from the April Parish Council meeting are now available to read. In this meeting, the Parish Council discussed a wide range of topics, including:
- Update on the transfer of services to the Parish
- Litter within the village
- Update on progress of the Neighbourhood Plan
Please note that these minutes are draft until approved by the Parish Council at the next meeting. They can be seen here Minutes of monthly Council meetings
Next meetings: Annual Council Meeting and Monthly Council Meeting
The Annual Meeting of the Council will take place on Tuesday 16th May 2017 at 7pm. At this meeting, the Council appoint the Chair, Vice Chair and the Council’s committees and working groups. Members of the public are welcome to attend. The agenda can be seen here.
The next regular meeting of the Council will take place on the same night at 7:30pm in the Village Hall. An agenda can be seen here. Members of the public are welcome to attend and ask questions during the Open 10 minutes at the start of this meeting.
The application for permission for the Hotel site to be converted into housing is recommended for approval when it comes before the Borough Planning Committee at 6pm tonight, Tuesday 9th May.
Conditions are proposed relating to site drainage, attenuating the noise coming from the Steris building, community infrastructure payments and the retention of the Old Vicarage.
Details are within the Agenda documentation at http://ww5.swindon.gov.uk/moderngov/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=281&MId=7527&Ver=4
As well as supporting the numerous objections to the loss of the leisure facilities, the Parish Council raised a number of other concerns and these have been addressed in the Officer’s recommendations. The Parish Council no longer consider that it is feasible to expect the club to reopen and will not be attending the meeting.
Please note that the bridge at Old Vicarage Lane will be closed for further work from 1am – 6am on Sunday 21st May.
A diversion will be in place for these hours, directing traffic out/in the village via Thornhill Road and Highworth Road.
£10 No. 20 Dougie Graham
£10 No. 58 Richard Sansum
£10 No. 121 Eileen Lester
£10 No. 35 Derreck Oxby
Change to May’s Programme – Monday 15 May 2017 @ 7:30pm
There is a change to the Gardening Clubs May’s meeting date. We will now meet on the 15th May (not 8th). There is also a change to the speaker. We now have Richard Cripps who will give a presentation on “Gardening for Wildlife“.
Richard trained with Bath Parks department, Cannington College Parks and was Superintendent with Trowbridge Council. He was Senior Lecturer at Lackham College Horticultural and Countryside Management. A Self-employed Garden and Estate Management.
For more information, please contact Angela Newton on 832034 or 07789068340.