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Parking Consultation Commences

Parking and Waiting Restrictions.

Full details of the proposals can be obtained from Wiltshire Council. The consultation period ends on 17th November 2014.

Comments on this proposal, quoting reference LJB/TRO/WWDC, may be made by: email to or in writing to: TRO Team, Highways & Transport, Sustainable Transport Group, County Hall, Bythesea Road, TROWBRIDGE, Wiltshire BA14 8JN.

The details are as follows:-

1. To introduce No Waiting at any time on the following lengths of roads: Ashton Road – both sides – from its junction with Devizes Road for a distance of 12 metres. Devizes Road – both sides – from a point 12 metres west of its junction with Ashton Road to a point 12 metres east of that junction. Dymott Square – both sides – from its junction with Hill Street for a distance of 7 metres. Greenhill Gardens (south access) – both sides – from its junction with Hill Street for a distance of 23 metres. Hackett Place – both sides – various lengths to protect junctions. Hill Street – east side – from a point 12 metres north of its junction with Greenhill Gardens (south access) to a point 12 metres south of that junction.

2. To extend existing No Waiting at any time on the following length of road: Hill Street – both sides – from a point 16 metres south of its junction with Dymott Square to a point 10 metres north of that junction.

3. To introduce No Waiting Monday – Friday 8.30am to 9.30am and 2.30pm to 3.30pm on the following length of road: Hackett Place – east and south side – various lengths to protect driveways.

4. To remove Parking Monday – Saturday 8am to 6pm 1 hour No return within 1 hour and replace with Parking (unrestricted) on the following lengths of road: Church Street – east side – outside property nos.222 to 225 and 226 Church Street – north side – outside property Nos.96 to 99.

All documents can be viewed online HERE

Allotments Phase 2 & Community Orchard

At the full Parish Council meeting on 22nd January, the allotment sub committee presented a financial summary for the case to expand the current allotment site by a further acre, and to incorporate a community orchard. The latest budget precept agreed at the same meeting, now includes this expansion plan to meet the deadline for the option to purchase the land before Oct 2016.

Hilperton Relief Road

Various conditions have been imposed on the new houses being built off Leapgate. The agreement provides that the road will, in any case, be completed and open for use by the public before the fourth anniversary of the residential occupation of the first dwelling. Wiltshire Council confirm that the first occupation is agreed as 22 August 2012 and brings the required opening of HRR to 22 August 2016 at the latest.

Parish Council Elections

Election of Parish Councillors for Hilperton are on 2nd May 2013.

If you are interested in becoming a councillor, nomination papers are now available and can be returned from 18th March. Deadline for receipt of nominations 12pm (noon) on Friday 5 April 2013. Packs can be downloaded here