Trevor Carbin

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

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Holt – new date for Midlands closure

by trevorcarbin on 20 February, 2018

Notice is hereby given that the Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all traffic: The Midlands (Part), Holt; from its junction with Brook Lane in a south-easterly direction for a distance of approximately 33m towards B3107 The Street. To enable: Atkins to undertake footway reconstruction works. Alternative route: via The Midlands […]

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Staverton wins competition for freight study

by trevorcarbin on 20 February, 2018

The B3105 through Staverton was nominated by the Area Board as worthy of investigation to see how much HGV traffic was using it, the effect of that traffic, and what could be done to possibly divert heavy traffic away from the village. In 2016 county-wide 35 schemes were put forward by Area Boards.  Those schemes […]

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Wiltshire Council electoral review

by trevorcarbin on 18 February, 2018

WC was set up in 2009 with 98 councillors.  New division boundaries were drawn up for the new council, with the expectation that these would survive until the 2017 elections.  Each councillor should represent approximately the same number of people, but with the passage of time populations change, mainly due to the siting of new housing. […]

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Staverton Thestfield Drive reed beds update

by trevorcarbin on 12 February, 2018

The latest programme of work has been agreed with Wiltshire Wildlife Trust.  Here’s the 2018 schedule: Late March – before the bird breeding season. A focus on going over areas previously cut. Cutting back again brambles that will have grown through and patches of nettles. Early June – Bird breeding in full season. Cut over […]

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Monkton Farleigh Planning Applications

by trevorcarbin on 12 February, 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. ……………………………………….. 18/01337/TCA: The Manor Monkton Farleigh: works to trees: 08/02/2018 17/12362/LBC: Paddock House 8 Bath Road Farleigh Wick: Replacement of first floor […]

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Another Wraxall Road Closure

by trevorcarbin on 5 February, 2018

  Urgent Closure of C215 Upper South Wraxall (Part), WILTSHIRE COUNCIL HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on 26 February 2018, the following length of road shall be closed to all traffic in the interests of public safety to enable Tarmac to carry out carriageway resurfacing and associated maintenance works. C125 Upper South Wraxall (Part); from Middlebridge […]

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Holt – planning

by trevorcarbin on 5 February, 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. ………………………… 18/01157/FUL: 73 Ground Corner: Replacement roof (with higher ridge). Bedrooms and bathrooms in new roof space: 07/02/2018 18/01100/TPO: 9 Starfield Court Station Road: Yew tree – fell: 01/02/2018 […]

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Call for Flood Gates

by trevorcarbin on 2 February, 2018

The January Area Board meeting at South Wraxall heard from Andy Green of Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue about the problems caused by people trying to drive through flood waters at Staverton. Since December 2004 DWFRS have carried out 22 operations in the area. Thirty people including children were rescued from the water, with a similar […]

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Best Kept Village competition

by trevorcarbin on 19 January, 2018

This is run annually by CPRE, and the application forms for this year’s competition are just going out.  If your village would like any advice on how to enter and how to do well in the eyes of the judges then please get in touch. Also CPRE would like to hear from anyone who might […]

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Holt Road closure

by trevorcarbin on 15 January, 2018

Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all traffic: B3107 Holt Road (Part), Bradford on Avon / South Wraxall; from a point approximately 45m east of its junction with Cemetery Lane for a distance of approximately 215m in an easterly direction. To enable Ringway to undertake drainage CCTV survey and associated works. […]

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