Wiltshire Council Cabinet to decide on next steps for A350 Melksham bypass

Last November, Wiltshire Council launched non-statutory consultation exploring the options available to improve the A350 at Melksham, including the potential for a new bypass around the town. Some of the options – 10d in particular – may affect our Parish more than others. On Wednesday, Wiltshire Council announced the Cabinet will discuss the next steps … Continue reading Wiltshire Council Cabinet to decide on next steps for A350 Melksham bypass

Last call for comment on the Wiltshire Local Plan Review

At last weeks Parish Council meeting, our Representative Member on Wiltshire Council, Jonathon Seed, talked about the Wiltshire Local Plan Review, and stressed how important he felt it was that villagers registered their interest in the consultation, which is due to close on Tuesday 9th March. Wiltshire Council is consulting on the provision of nearly … Continue reading Last call for comment on the Wiltshire Local Plan Review

Public consultation open on Wiltshire’s political boundary recommendations

The review into Wiltshire's political boundaries has moved a step forward and people are being invited to have their say. The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England formally publishing its draft recommendation which propose Wiltshire should have 98 councillors in future: this is no change from now. The recommendations also outline how those councillors … Continue reading Public consultation open on Wiltshire’s political boundary recommendations

Wiltshire could retain its current number of councillors

The Wiltshire Council Parish Newsletter (link here) this week published an update to its June article on the Local Government Boundary Commission for England's electoral review of Wiltshire Council. The LGBCE reviews how many councillors each local authority elects, and is ready to recommend that Wiltshire Council should retain its current number of unitary councillors of … Continue reading Wiltshire could retain its current number of councillors

Parking Charges Consultation now Live

Local people are being asked to have their say on the options to review car parking charges in Wiltshire to help safeguard public transport and other services, with a consultation now underway. Bridget Wayman, cabinet member for highways and transport, said: "We don't want to increase parking charges, however the cost of operating car parks … Continue reading Parking Charges Consultation now Live