Recycle more plastic in blue bins from July 30th

Great news! We'll soon be able to recycle even more plastics and cartons in our blue-lidded bin! Wiltshire Council have announced that from 30th July 2018, the materials that people can recycle at home from the kerbside is changing. In addition to cardboard and plastic bottles, people will be able to recycle food and drink … Continue reading Recycle more plastic in blue bins from July 30th

Think you might like to be a Councillor? Deadline Monday 25th June 2018

We have now received notification to proceed with co-option for the post left vacant by the resignation of Graeme Collins. Applications for the vacancy of Councillor for Keevil Parish Council should made to the Clerk: Mr Richard Mills 39 Lower Road Bratton Wiltshire BA13 4RQ The closing date for this application is 25th June 2018

Electoral review of Wiltshire Council

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) is currently conducting an electoral review of Wiltshire Council. This will first determine the overall council size, followed by determination of the shape of electoral divisions. Wiltshire Council made a submission to the LGBCE arguing that the most appropriate council size moving forward was 99, an increase … Continue reading Electoral review of Wiltshire Council

Last Chance To Have Your Say On Rural Crime And Policing In Wiltshire

There are just a few days left for rural communities to have their say on crime and policing where they live. The National Rural Crime Survey comes to an end on 10 June and is asking key questions to ensure the voice of the countryside is heard. Do you think rural crime has gone up … Continue reading Last Chance To Have Your Say On Rural Crime And Policing In Wiltshire

TSB customer? Be alert to fraudsters…

There has been an increase in reports in May by TSB customers relating to both 'port-out' fraud and phishing attacks. The increase in the number of reports corresponds with the timing of TSB’s computer system update, which resulted in 1.9 million users being locked out of their accounts. Opportunistic fraudsters are using TSB’s system issue … Continue reading TSB customer? Be alert to fraudsters…

30th May: Cardiologists Kitchen at County Hall

Eating your way to a healthy heart is the next subject on the menu in a newly-launched series of talks hosted by Wiltshire Council. Dr Ali Khavandi, an expert on the importance of diet in medical care, presents The Cardiologist’s Kitchen at County Hall, Trowbridge, on 30th May. Dr Khavandi, a consultant cardiologist at the … Continue reading 30th May: Cardiologists Kitchen at County Hall

One position remains on Keevil Parish Council

At the Annual Parish Meeting and Annual Parish Council Meeting on Monday 14th May 2018, the following positions were confirmed: Councillor Ginny Sherman: Chair Councillor Suzanne Wickham: Vice Chair Councillor Rosemary Banfield Councillor Simon Newton There remains one Casual Vacancy on Keevil Parish Council, please see the vacancies page for details. In addition, Councillor Rosemary … Continue reading One position remains on Keevil Parish Council

Review of Keevil’s Village Design and Communication options – report available

At the Keevil Parish Council meeting in March 2018, some residents expressed concerns that the Keevil Village Design Statement is no longer aligned with current Core Policies, and its influence on planning decisions for development within the village is uncertain. With the support of the (then) Chairman and Councillors, a small project group consisting of … Continue reading Review of Keevil’s Village Design and Communication options – report available

Government funds for local housing projects

Wiltshire Council is helping communities provide affordable homes with cash from a Government fund reserved for local housing projects. It has forged a partnership with two organisations dedicated to promoting community life – Wiltshire Community Land Trust and Community First. The partnership aims to help neighbourhood groups develop new affordable housing in their community to … Continue reading Government funds for local housing projects

Canal campaigners aiming for link to Lacock

The dream of a restored canal between Melksham and Lacock has moved another step closer to reality. The former Wilts & Berks Canal was abandoned more than a century ago and much of the original line was lost under modern development. However, in recent years the Wilts & Berks Canal Trust has submitted plans to … Continue reading Canal campaigners aiming for link to Lacock