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  The ‘Cookery & Craft’ morning at the beginning of January was most successful.  Gaynor enthralled us all with her bread-making demonstration and the tasting that followed was enjoyed by all.  Thank you Gaynor. Susan Murfitt was the guest Speaker at our February meeting giving a very interesting and entertaining

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Three Rivers Community Car Scheme 

Did you know – the car scheme will be eight years old in July 2017? In its first six months there were a total of 9 journeys covering 282 miles. Now in the last six months of 2016 there were 264 journeys covering almost 5000 miles. In eight years our

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Allotment Plots Available

Full and half plots available in Chippenham  For all enquiries, please contact Jeremy Gibb on 01223 346644 or

Village Grant Cutting Tender Opportunity

Chippenham Parish Council are inviting tenders for the service of grass cutting of public areas within the village for 2017. If you are interested in this work and would like to receive the tender specification then please contact me for further information or complete the form below. Sally Hughes Clerk 01638

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Planning Application

Proposal: proposed replacement of room in the roof first floor with a full storey height first floor with a full storey height first floor, porch extension to front, replacement roof covering, replacement windows and rendering of building at first floor level Location: 4 Palace Lane Reference: 17/00142/FUL

Planning Application

Proposal: single storey link between detached garage and house.  Installation of aquarium. Location: 9 Scotland End Reference: 17/00140/FUL

Xmas Refuse Collections

Black Bag Blue Bin Green Bin Fri 30/12/2016 Fri 30/12/2016 Fri 06/01/2017 Fri 06/01/2017 Thu 12/01/2017 Thu 12/01/2017 Wed 18/01/2017 Wed 18/01/2017 Wed 25/01/2017 Wed 25/01/2017 Wed 01/02/2017 Wed 01/02/2017 Wed 08/02/2017 Wed 08/02/2017 Wed 15/02/2017 Wed 15/02/2017 Wed 22/02/2017 Wed 22/02/2017

Planning Applications

Proposal: change of use of land to provide satellite training facility for construction related skills to include parking area, improved access, temporary classroom and buildings, training areas, security fencing, plant compound and associated works. Location: Land to northwest and adjacent A11 Norwich Road, Kennett, Suffolk Reference: 16/01401/FUL   Proposal: Provide

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Play Area Hazards

1. It has been brought to the council’s attention that people are exercising their dogs in the large play area.  We have had reports of children falling into dog mess at the play area and as you can imagine this is not only unhygienic but a health and safety concern too. The play area

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Neighbourhood Watch

There is a common misconception that Neighbourhood Watch was of yesteryear and is no longer relevant. This is not the case. The Home Office lists it as the largest voluntary organisation in the country with a membership that covers more than 3.7 million households in England and Wales. In East

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