Trevor Carbin

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

Wraxall road closure

by trevorcarbin on 28 March, 2018

Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all traffic: Upper South Wraxall (Part),  from a point adjacent to the property “Mount Pleasant Farm” for a distance of approximately 30m in a westerly direction. To enable: Wessex Water to carry out standard connection works. Alternative route: via Upper South Wraxall (unaffected length) – […]

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Rushmead Lane

by trevorcarbin on 23 March, 2018

This is the road between Monkton Farleigh and South Wraxall.  It’s in a very bad state at the moment and the council can’t be bothered to fix it, so unless you’re in a tractor it needs to be taken very carefully. The road has probably been in existence since Anglo-Saxon times, but Wiltshire Council says […]

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Staverton litterpick

by trevorcarbin on 21 March, 2018

Every spring and every autumn we give the village a clean-up. The 2018 spring-clean was snowed off – the first time we ever had to cancel in the dozen or so years the event has been taking place. The next event is scheduled for Sunday October 7th, 11am at the Village Hall. If you haven’t joined […]

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Holt Tannery Application

by trevorcarbin on 17 March, 2018

A new application to develop the site has been submitted to Wiltshire Council.  Reference number is 18/02408/FUL, and you can see all the documentation here

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Monkton Farleigh Snowplough in operation

by trevorcarbin on 2 March, 2018

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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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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