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Election 2021

The parish council received 13 nominations for 13 vacant seats.  Accordingly, these people are all deemed ‘elected’ and no formal ballot will be held in May. The parish council will not need to co-opt any members.

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PARISH COUNCIL ELECTION

The four-yearly ‘all out’ parish council election will take place on 6th May. Anyone wishing to stand for election to the council must submit their nomination forms to Wiltshire Council before 4.00pm on the 8th April.  This includes all existing PC members. If you would like any information on the parish council, or how to [...]

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WILTSHIRE COUNCIL (WC) CONSULTATION ON THEIR DRAFT LOCAL PLAN 2016 – 2036.

WC has decided to undertake a public consultation on where future housing in the county could be located.  This includes the Trowbridge area. Please note that due to the current Covid lockdown councillors are not allowed to deliver any leaflets by hand. The proposal for Hilperton could have a significant effect on land behind Marsh [...]

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Extraordinary meeting 5th January 2021

Please note that the captioned meeting is CANCELLED. With the current Tier 3 restrictions it would, as I understand it, be within the law to hold the meeting, but it would not be within the ‘spirit’ of the regulations and I feel that the PC should be seen to set an example. Any comments on the [...]

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COVID Precautions – Planning applications

The parish council has been asked for its comments on two ‘major’ planning applications. In order not to encourage too many people into the village hall at the same time, the PC will consider the applications on two different dates. 20/09701 Barratt Developments – land east of Elizabeth Way.  This application will be considered at [...]

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Conclusion of Audit

The following document has been released. Conclusion of Audit  

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Notice of Public Rights

 NOTICE  OF  PUBLIC  RIGHTS in respect of ACCOUNTS  FOR  THE  YEAR  ENDED  31ST  MARCH, 2020 Following the Notice of Public Rights published on our website last month, the expiry date for the exercise of public rights has been extended to Monday, 14th September This takes into account August Bank Holiday Monday, which cannot be counted as [...]

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Notice of Public Rights

The following documents have been published. 1. Hilperton Parish Council audit 2019 – notice of public rights 2. Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2019/20 Part 3

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April 2020 parish council meeting

The April meeting of the council is NOT one of the three ‘statutory’ meetings shown in the Standing Orders.  Therefore, under the current circumstances, there will be NO meeting in April. Details of the May Annual Meeting, and the Parish Meeting, will be circulated as soon as it is known whether the government will pass [...]

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COVID-19 Working Party

A Hilperton Parish Council working party has met at Cllr. Boreham’s house to discuss a way forward during this crisis. A ‘flyer’ is being printed which needs to be delivered to all houses in Hilperton Parish.  We think that the scouts/cubs might be able to assist but are unsure. If you are willing and able [...]

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Ernie Clark
Chairman