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Special Thank You
Thank you to Isla for her hard work in litter picking around Highworth 👏👏👏

It is great to see young residents taking care of our beautiful Town
Dont Be Alarmed!
Engineers have recently inspected our landmark Dovecote at Sevenfields and declared that it is in imminent danger of collapse, due to safety issues it has now been removed. Councillor Keith Smith has been contacted by local residents who are keen to have it replaced. He will be asking for the opinion of fellow councillors in the next few weeks.

In the meantime he is hoping to put together a team of volunteers. If you have practical skills, fundraising skills or just boundless enthusiasm and you have not yet contacted me then drop me an email at Keith.smith@highworthtowncouncil.gov.uk













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October 31st 2pm-4pm
Nov 28th 2pm - 4pm
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COUNCIL OFFICES OPENING TIMES

Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Closed for lunch between 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 1:00pm

The Sustainable Highworth Working Group (SHWG) has been set up to monitor, advise, engage, and promote environmental matters across the Highworth Community through the sharing of ideas and expertise with the aim of implementing changes which will increase the biodiversity in and around the Town, reduce Highworth’s overall impact on the environment and improve the well-being of residents .The Group will review the suggestions submitted by Highworth Community at the Public Consultation and identify feasible actions at Individual, Community and Council level. Click the link for more information.

Highworth Town Council is obliged to revise its Neighbourhood Plan every three years.  Unfortunately, this revision has been delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  We now have to make up for lost time and press on with the revision.  To do this we need your help.

 

‘Compassionate Swindon’ has been set up to support Voluntary organisations helping those who are either self-isolating or safe distancing, There are links for individuals and volunteer groups to either offer or ask for help and a lot of useful information.

  Highworth Town Council supports the Visitor Information Centre in the form of a grant for 2021/2022.  

The Information Centre can be found on Highworth High Street opposite the Market Place. This quintessential hilltop market town has a unique heritage (including over 80 listed buildings) and a link to an important WWII resistance story. The centre enhances the visitor experience to the town and showcases local art and crafts. It develops public engagement with the heritage story through exhibits, displays and local information.

TWINNING ASSOCIATION

Visit Wiltshire

The Highworth Twinning Association was formed in 1990 when the Town twimmed with Pontorson in Normandy, France.  In June 2010 Highworth Twinning Association celebrated 20 years of twinning and also a signed Charter formalising its twinning arrangements with Wassenberg, Germany. T

Highworth Town Council is a member of Visit Wiltshire, Wiltshire has been a special place for centuries. Today, it is the perfect place to find space and time.

In line with the latest government advice, many more businesses across Wiltshire have now reopened. Our comfortable and welcoming accommodation, delicious food and drink, and wonderful things to do have been working hard to put everything in place for you to have a safe and fun visit.

highworth is a fair trade town

Your council your say

The Council consists of 15 elected Councillors. The Public are encouraged to attend Public Council Meetings held in the Council Chambers, please note public participation is not permitted.

If you have a question you would like answered please email admin@highworthtowncouncil.gov.uk and the Town Clerk will raise it at the next Council Meeting. Questions must be submitted 2 days prior to the Meeting date, alternatively contact a Councillor who will be happy to assist you with your enquiries.