All play areas in Highworth remain closed until we are able to comply with Government Guidance.
Safety checks will not be carried out until we are satisfied that we can comply with the instructions from Government in order to re-open them.
Date of notice 3 July 2020
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Outline Planning application for 250 dwellings on Land at Shrivenham Road, Highworth
Due to COVID-19 our normal form of communication is unavailable therefore this is an informative notice advising you to go to the Swindon Borough Council (SBC) Planning Portal where all the documentation for this application can be viewed if you wish to know more.
If you would like to comment it is vital that you E- Mail or write to Swindon Borough Council (SBC) Planning Department quoting the reference number above. SBC is a Planning Authority whilst Highworth Town Council (HTC) is not. Only comments forwarded to SBC Planning Department will be included in their determination process. Please be aware that there is a deadline for comments of 2 June 2020.
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Planning and Transport
Swindon Borough Council
Wat Tyler House
SWINDON, SN1 2JG
This Planning application is to be considered by HTC in due course and notices to this effect will be displayed informing Residents with the details.
Official Statement issued by Highworth Town Council
Blunsdon & Highworth
Name of candidate Party Number of votes:
BISHOP, Alan John Conservative Party 1,654
COPE, Jaime Louise Labour Party 756
DAY, Andrew Donald Green Party 453
SALMON, Malcolm Charles Liberal Democrat 312
Number of ballot papers rejected: 86
Total votes cast: 3,266
Work has begun on the Podium:
Councillors awarded the contract for the Podium Refurbishment work to C J Cook and Partners at a Council meeting on Thursday 2 August 2018. The company has been asked to commence work from Monday 24 September 2018 this will allow the annual Fair to visit in the first week in September. The work is expected to be finished by the end of October and well before Remembrance Sunday to allow for the Remembrance Sunday Service to take place on the Podium. During the work, the back row of car parking spaces will be closed as half the Market Square will be fenced off by the Contractors carrying out the work.
Whilst work is undertaken, the Market will temporarily relocate to the old library car park (near the Public Loos).
Highworth Tourism Strategy public consultation held on Saturday 21 July 2018
If you wish to comment on the consultation, please use the contact us link on this website or alternatively contact Keith Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org 07836 382827