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NFIB Alert - False Telephone Preference Service Calls

Fraudsters are cold-calling victims, falsely stating that they are calling from one of the well-known UK telecommunication service providers. They call victims claiming to provide a ‘Telephone Preference Service’ - an enhanced call-barring service, which includes barring international call centres.

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Waste Services Update

Introduction of a proof of address scheme at Wiltshire's household recycling centres.

From 9 April 2018, residents visiting the sites may be asked to provide a proof of address in order to use the household recycling centre. This must show that the visitor lives in Wiltshire (excluding the Swindon Borough Council area) as these sites are funded by Wiltshire Council for residents to deposit their household waste.

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Village Hall Roof

The existing roof of the main hall is now around 65 years old and, although it appears to be in reasonable condition, the roof sheets are clearly well past their sell-by date, as reported by the VHMC. At the last meeting the Committee unanimously approved a Management Plan to replace the main roof panels.

St Swithin's Church

Compton Bassett readers will receive two leaflets with the 'The Villages' .

The leaflets, which give a brief and informative introduction to our beautiful village church, also explains why we need financial help from the community.

The New Rector of Oldbury

The Rev'd Matthew Earwicker

The Bishop of Ramsbury announces that he has appointed the Revd Matthew Earwicker to be the next Rector of Oldbury. Matthew is currently the Assistant Curate of Salisbury St Mark and Laverstock St Andrew near Salisbury.

Annual Parish Meeting

The Parish Council would like to invite you to the Annual Parish Meeting followed by our first Parish Social!

This is not a Parish Council Meeting but is normally convened by the Chairman of The Parish Council to inform and discuss matters relating to the parish.

Wiltshire Mobile Library Timetable

The new routes provide an improved service to customers; particularly at busier stops, where the frequency of visits will increase from every four to two weeks, and the visit times will also be extended where there is a higher usage.

War Memorial

The Friends of Compton Bassett War Memorial are looking for helpers to cover the work for this commemorative year

Parish Steward Scheme

Any resident with request for the parish steward please contact Cllr Barnet.

Speedwatch in Compton Bassett

The Compton Bassett Speedwatch team regularly conducts speed checks at three sites in the Village, within the 30 mph speed limit.

Judicial Review

The Judicial Review scheduled to take place in the High Court concerning Hills planning application has been set for 1st and 2nd May.

1914-1918 Centenary

Compton Bassett remembers and commemorates the end of WW1 with a series of events throughout the summer.

7.5 Tonnes weight limit

The PC have started the process of getting improved signage on the main road to discourage LGVs from coming through the village.

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