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Hills Waste Solutions Latest

Hills Waste Solutions have revised their application to extract sand from around Freeth Farm. A more detailed analysis of the application can be accessed from the Compton Bassett web site.

If Hills have their way, this tranquil rural lane will have a large conveyer system running above it!

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Fire at Lower Compton

Cllr Barlow & Olympic Rower raise awareness of Diabetes

Following his recent diabetes diagnosis, Compton Bassett councillor and local businessman Julian Barlow and Olympic five times gold medal winner, team up to raise awareness of national diabetes week in June

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Hills Planning Applications
Decision Deferred

Hills 5 new applications at Lower Compton have been deferred and will not be heard on the April Planning Committee, which has been cancelled. Jason Day will not be issuing his Officer?'s Report until later.

Persian Pop-Up launched as Take-away

After a very successful pop-up restaurant recently and with another planned in Wootton Bassett, Nadia Elmer is launching a Persian Take-Away delivery service this month

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Hills Lower Compton Planning Applications Judicial Review Update

The Judicial Review of the appeal verdict of the granting of permission for the Material Recovery Facility at Lower Compton was held in Court 1 in the Royal Courts of Justice (Sir Ross Cranston presiding) on 1st & 2nd May and a formal ruling was handed down 10th May 2018

Wiltshires New High Sherrif

Wiltshire's new High Sheriff, Nicky Alberry from our village, was sworn in 6th April in a ceremony which dates to Saxon times.

Nicky undertook her Declaration and acceptance at the Town Hall in Calne. She will be responsible for a number of ceremonial duties during her year of office.


FIFA Ticket fraud

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place from 14th June ? 15th July 2018.

The worldwide demand for match tickets is expected to be significant. Action Fraud have been alerted to several websites which are offering World Cup Tickets for sale, some at highly inflated prices.

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The 40mph limit is nearly here

Work has started this week to install the 40mph signs through the village. Holes have been dug and posts have been planted in readiness.


A spate of counterfeit note incidents

Police are currently investigating a number of incidents in which counterfeit notes have been used in shops across the county.

Cuckoos and Swallows arrive

Compton Bassett has seen the arrival of the first swallows of the year, and for the third year running the cuckoo has been heard around the village.


Rev'd. Matthew Earwicker

Our vicar will be licenced on the 25th June, at St. Andrew's church in Heddington at 7.00pm, followed by a Buffet in the Village Hall,

1914-1918 Centenary

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


Parish Council AGM

Parish Council Annual General Meeting

The 2018 Parish Council AGM will be held in the Benson Hall from 7:30 Thursday 3rd May 2018. Click on image for agenda.


New From The Parish Council

Agenda for Next Meetings

No new agendas for Parish Counil meetings have yet been issued.

Draft Minutes of Last Meeting

Minutes of the last Parish Council meetings as yet awaiting approval.

Approved Minutes of Previous Meetings

Approved minutes of previous meetings of Compton Bassett Parish Council

Parish Council Annual Audit

Comton Bassett Parish Council Annual Audit


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