Trevor Carbin

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

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Holt Youth Club wins award

by trevorcarbin on 12 October, 2018

Community First has awarded the Youth Club the President’s Cup, recognising the success of the club in recent years under the leadership of youth worker Rob Curtis and Chairman of Trustees Alan Fox (pictured with Sarah Troughton Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire). In making the award mention was made by Community First of the range of […]

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B3106 Road Closure

by trevorcarbin on 12 October, 2018

This is the lane from the river bridge in Staverton to The Tollgate in Holt. Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all traffic: B3106 from its junction with B3107 (The Causeway) to its junction with B3105 (Bradford Road, Holt) To enable: Wiltshire Council to carry out carriageway retexturing. Alternative route: via […]

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Staverton litterpick – thanks to helpers

by trevorcarbin on 8 October, 2018

Thanks go to the small band of Stavertonians who turned out to clean up the village yesterday (Sunday 7th).  Thanks also to the Parish Clerk June Jones for arranging the use of the Village Hall. About 8 bags of rubbish were taken to the tip. The general feeling was that there was less litter around than there […]

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Credit Union – volunteers needed

by trevorcarbin on 7 October, 2018

Wiltshire and Swindon Credit Union is seeking to expand its work across the county in order to help those many people who do not have full access to mainstream banking facilities. Thousands of people in our communities struggle to make ends meet each month, and they then often turn to payday lenders or loan sharks […]

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Although Widbrook Wood is near Bradford – by the canal behind the Beehive – much of it is in Holt parish. An application to list the woodland has been made by Bradford residents.  However WC claim the land can’t be listed for legal reasons.  Here’s their statement: “Having considered all the information and submissions provided, […]

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Staverton planning applications and decisions

by trevorcarbin on 1 October, 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. ……………………….. 18/09008/FUL: 97 Thestfield Drive: Single storey extension and internal works: 26/09/2018 17/10949/OUT:  Staverton Triangle and Widbrook Meadow:  Erection of 75 (C3) houses and flats including affordable (siting for […]

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Monkton Farleigh Planning Applications

by trevorcarbin on 1 October, 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. ……………………………………….. 18/08489/FUL: Inwoods Lodge 4 Bath Road Farleigh Wick: Proposed demolition of existing lean-to shed structure. Proposed new rear and side single […]

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Holt – planning

by trevorcarbin on 1 October, 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. ………………………… 18/09171/FUL: Beckerley Cottage 197 The Common: Erection of a new detached double garage with habitable accommodation above within front garden of existing detached dwellinghouse. (Amendment to planninng approval […]

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Application for 75 more houses in Staverton

by trevorcarbin on 25 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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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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