Casual Vacancies on Keevil Parish Council

The Parish Clerk has informed Buzz that he has now received further information from the Electoral Services Officer, Wiltshire Council, regarding the Casual Vacancies on Keevil Parish Council due to the resignations of Simon Newton and Juliette Goodwin. They have advised that, due to the easing of lockdown restrictions, the Returning Officer has confirmed that advertising of … Continue reading Casual Vacancies on Keevil Parish Council

Changes to recycling collections

"Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change" wrote Mary Shelley in Frankenstein. Well, let me tell you, the change coming to our recycling collections has certainly had some of us scratching our heads! Here is a brief summary of the main information on Wiltshire Councils website: What is … Continue reading Changes to recycling collections

My Wiltshire App

At the first meeting of the Roads, Verges and Rights of Way working group it was discussed how any member of the public can report a variety of problems directly to Wiltshire Council. Suzanne explains: "One of the most efficient ways is to use an App (a mobile application) that is free to download onto your phone. … Continue reading My Wiltshire App

Free parking after 3pm in Salisbury and Amesbury to continue until Easter

Dear Buzz followers, we thought you might be interested in the following article we picked up on Wiltshire Council's Parish Newsletter:  Shoppers and visitors can enjoy the unique shops and attractions that Salisbury and Amesbury have to offer throughout early 2019, as free parking after 3pm and free park and ride have been extended until … Continue reading Free parking after 3pm in Salisbury and Amesbury to continue until Easter

Bus Pass? You might need to read this…

Information about the renewal of older person’s standard Wiltshire concessionary bus pass From 01 January 2019, not all bus passes will be renewed automatically. This is because there are approximately 20,000 passes in circulation that have not been scanned on a bus prior to renewal, indicating that the pass has not been used. In these … Continue reading Bus Pass? You might need to read this…

November Road Closure: A361 Seend

Wiltshire Council will be closing the A361 at Seend around the junction of Bell Hill so that highway safety features can be constructed as follows: Closure B: A361 Trowbridge Road (Part), Seend; from its junction with Bell Hill for a distance of approximately 220m in a westerly direction. The Order will come into operation on 12 … Continue reading November Road Closure: A361 Seend

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

Wiltshire Housing Site Allocations Plan

Notice of submission of a Development Plan Document (Regulation 22(3) of the Regulations) to the Secretary of State The Wiltshire Housing Site Allocations Plan was formally endorsed by Cabinet on 3 July 2018 and approved by council on 10 July 2018. In accordance with legislative procedures, the plan, along with the council’s schedule of proposed … Continue reading Wiltshire Housing Site Allocations Plan

Council urges electronic answer to electoral roll inquiries

Between August and November 2018, Wiltshire Council will be sending out around 220,000 Household Enquiry Form (HEF) one to every residential property in Wiltshire. This form is used to collect information to ensure anyone who is eligible to register at the property is actually registered. It is a legal requirement to provide the information requested … Continue reading Council urges electronic answer to electoral roll inquiries

Families and Children’s Transformation Programme (FACT) survey

Lots of different organisations in Wiltshire are working together to make lives better for families. A variety of health services, schools and early years settings (e.g. children’s centres, nurseries, etc), council services, family support services and others would like to hear about your experience when things got difficult and what support worked best for you. … Continue reading Families and Children’s Transformation Programme (FACT) survey