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On behalf of Hilperton Parish Council, welcome to our website.

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Latest news items from Hilperton Parish Council are published below or you can select News for all items from the menu.

Parish Council Precept 2024/2025

Hilperton Parish Council met recently to set the precept for 2024/25. After discussion relating to increasing costs, the council decided that an increase in precept was justified. It therefore agreed to an approx. £1.00 PER ANNUM increase from April (approx. 2p per week).

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Parish Council Clerk

The parish council finds itself unexpectedly without a parish clerk. Full details of the vacancy can be obtained from the chairman. Closing date for applications is the 9th February.

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Conclusion of Audit

The documents below are posted at the conclusion of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return for the year ended 31st March 2023. Notice of conclusion of audit Annual Governance Statement 2022/2023 External Auditor’s Report and Certificate 2022/2023

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McDonald’s in Hilperton?

Over 150 people attended the public meeting on 1st August with many more turning back as the hall was full. Residents spoke to share their concerns over the applications, and the meeting was drawn to a close after about an hour and a half. At the parish council meeting which followed, it was agreed that … Continue reading McDonald’s in Hilperton?

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Best Kept Village Competition

In the best kept village competition Hilperton was judged second in the ‘large west Wiltshire village’ class. It will therefore not go forward this year to the county round of the competition.

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Extraordinary PC Meeting

The parish council will consider its official response to the various McDonald’s planning applications at an extraordinary meeting at the village hall on the evening of Tuesday 1st August. This will be preceded, at 6.00pm, by a public meeting when you can ask any questions you have about these applications and indicate to the parish … Continue reading Extraordinary PC Meeting

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Annual Governance and Accountability

The Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2022/23 is posted.

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Hilperton PC Notice of Public Rights

Notice of Public Rights regarding our audit for 2022/2023.

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Ernie Clark