Parish Council News – June 2012

The Parish Council held an AGM meeting on 15th May 2012. Mr Stuart Young was elected as Chairman. Sylvia Brown was elected as Vice Chair.

Parish Council Working Parties:

Strategic Planning, Property & Finance

  • Chairman – Stuart Young, Sylvia Brown,
  • Malcolm Phillips & Barry Thunder

Operational Planning

  • Ken Millard, Stuart Young & Barry Thunder


  • Barry Thunder

Emergency Planning

  • Ken Millard with SBC

Allotment Liaison

  • Barry Thunder

Village Expansion Working Party

  • Chairman – Malcolm Phillips.
  • At least three Parish Councillors and local residents.

Representatives on Outside Bodies

Highworth United Charities

  • To be arranged

Friendly Club

  • To be arranged

Swindon Area Committee

  • Sylvia Brown, Ken Millard and Colin McEwen

Tower & Tap/Website

  • Clerk – Gemma Cheal

Transport & Police

  • To be arranged

South Marston Recreation Association

  • Stuart Young and Jill Little

Swindon Community Planning Forum

  • Stuart Young and Colin McEwen

For a full update, please check the village website for Draft AGM minutes.

The Parish Council sadly said goodbye to Mr Neil Burchell and Mr Brian McGlone. The Parish Council wish to express their thanks to Mr Burchell and Mr McGlone for all their hard work and dedication to the Parish Council.

Village Expansion Community Dialogue Event

You are invited to attend a Village Expansion Community Dialogue event which is scheduled to be held at the Mercure Swindon South Marston Hotel on Tuesday 12th June. You are welcome to drop in any time between the hours of 4pm and 9pm for an update on progress to date. The Parish Council would very much like to receive your views, opinions and ideas.

If you have any specific questions that you would like the Parish Council to answer, please email the clerk on

Alternatively, please telephone the Clerk on 01793 820529.

Parish Council Meetings

Members of the public are welcome to attend Parish Council meetings which are held on the third Tuesday of the month, at 7.30pm in the Village Hall. There is an “Open 10 Minutes” section at the start of the meeting where you are invited to ask questions or discuss an agenda item. It would be helpful if you could inform the Chairman at the start of the meeting of any items that you wish to raise or discuss.

All agendas are published on the village website and on the village notice boards, prior to the meetings.

To keep informed of the latest Parish Council news, including minutes of Parish Council meetings, please visit and visit the ‘Parish Council’ section.

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