Trevor Carbin

Liberal Democrat Councillor working for you in Holt, Monkton Farleigh, South Wraxall and Staverton. Learn more

Staverton planning applications and decisions

by trevorcarbin on 17 September, 2018

To look at an application on the WC website, copy the reference number, go to WC planning website  then paste the reference number into the search box. ……………………….. 17/10949/OUT:  Staverton Triangle and Widbrook Meadow:  Erection of 75 (C3) houses and flats including affordable (siting for approval); new access from Blackthorn Way (for approval); new vehicular bridge […]

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Holt – planning

by trevorcarbin on 17 September, 2018

To look at an application on the WC website, copy the reference number, go to WC planning website  then paste the reference number into the search box. ………………………… 18/08330/FUL: 45 A Leigh Road: Addition of single storey extension off the kitchen to create a larger space and view of the garden: 10/09/2018 18/07884/TCA: 99 The Street […]

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Application for 75 more houses in Staverton

by trevorcarbin on 14 September, 2018

The triangular patch of land at the southern tip of Staverton parish was allocated for housing as part of the original Marina development, but has remained as green field because of the difficulty of access. Now an outline application has been put in.  It’s for the “erection of 75 (C3) houses and flats including affordable […]

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South Wraxall planning applications and decisions

by trevorcarbin on 12 September, 2018

To look at an application on the WC website, copy the reference number, go to WC planning website  then paste the reference number into the search box. ………………………. 18/08517/TCA: South Wraxall Manor: Section Fell group of approximately 6 large Leylandii trees: 12/09/2018 18/08234/VAR:  20-21 Park Cottage, Lower South Wraxall:  Variation of condition 8 – (lighting) on 17/00738/FUL […]

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Monkton Farleigh Planning Applications

by trevorcarbin on 3 September, 2018

Recent planning applications and decisions in Monkton Farleigh.  To look at an application on the WC website, copy the reference number, go to WC planning website,  then paste the reference number into the search box. ……………………………………….. 18/07979/LBC: The Kings Arms: Alterations to prior listed building approval 18/05554/LBC including retaining existing front elevation door and window and upgrade […]

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Badger damage – Kingdown Road, South Wraxall

by trevorcarbin on 1 September, 2018

Be careful if you’re driving up to Kingdown, for badgers have undermined the road to the extent that only the tarmac surface remains in places, with a void underneath. The council can’t disturb the badgers and fix the hole without permission from DEFRA, which is likely to take some time.  Meanwhile WC Highways say they’ll […]

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Road closure in Bradford in October

by trevorcarbin on 23 August, 2018

A closure of Frome Road will mean a very small diversion if you’re going south but an enormous one via Trowbridge and Staverton if you’re going north.  Here’s the notification: Temporary Closure of: A363 (Part) Frome Road, Bradford on Avon Notice is hereby given that Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to […]

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Police presence for Staverton

by trevorcarbin on 21 August, 2018

West Wiltshire Community Policing Team have reacted to a number of burglaries in the Hilperton and Staverton area by prioritising the areas for action. Evening and night patrols are being carried out following an increase in reports of dwelling burglaries. Suspects are targeting insecure properties and taking small valuable items and sometimes car keys, then stealing […]

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Bath air quality plan could send more traffic our way

by trevorcarbin on 5 August, 2018

Bath and NE Somerset council have been told by the government to do something about air pollution in the city, so they’re intending to implement a Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). In 2012 a scheme to close Cleveland Bridge to lorries was rejected by the government after an appeal by Wiltshire Council, and in 2014 […]

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Holt Melksham Road traffic count results

by trevorcarbin on 24 July, 2018

The survey was carried out just east of Gypsy Lane between 10/07/2018 and 23/07/2018. A total of 67,218 vehicles were checked. The 85th percentile was 33.6mph (the 85th percentile is the speed at which 85% of the traffic is travelling at or below). The average speed was 28.7mph. In a 30mph speed limit the following […]

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