Parish Council News
Westbury Area Board has commenced work on the post Covid-19 recovery plans for the area. Notes of a recent meeting have been posted in the Covid section of the website, please do take a look.
Section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 - Urgent Closure of: B3099 Clivey (Part), Dilton Marsh
WILTSHIRE COUNCIL HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on 7th December 2020, the following length of road shall be closed to
all traffic in the interests of public safety to enable Wiltshire Council to carry out carriageway resurfacing, ironwork
adjustments, road markings and associated maintenance.
B3099 Clivey (Part), Dilton Marsh; from the County Boundary with Somerset to its junction with Red Pit.
Alternative route: via B3099 (unaffected length), A36. A3098, B3099 (unaffected length) and vice versa.
The closure and diversion route will be clearly indicated by traffic signs. Access will be maintained for
residents and businesses where possible, although delays are likely due to the nature of the works.
These works will commence on 7th December 2020 and are anticipated to be required for 5 days between the hours of
07:00 and 19:00. This Notice will have a maximum duration of 5 days.
For further information regarding these works please contact Andy Coles (Atkins) on behalf of Wiltshire Council on
For the accompanying map please check the Highways page on this website.
The government is beginning to issue information on the census, which will take place in March 2021.
Please head over to the new Census 2021 page on the website to find out more.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks
A representative from Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has been in touch with the parish council to explain how they can help communities become more resilient in the event of a prolonged power cut.
They talked through their Priority Services Register that residents who may need extra support during a power cut can sign up to. Those eligible to join the Priority services are:
• Those dependent on electricity for medical home care e.g. Kidney dialysis machine/ventilator
• Those who have a chronic illness or short-term medical condition e.g. recovering from a major operation
• Those who are disabled
• Those who have special communication needs e.g. blind, partially sighted, deaf or hard of hearing
• Those who have children under five years old
• Those who are over 60 years old
To register with the priority service, you can call FREE on 0800 294 3259 from a landline or mobile. Or 0800 316 5457 from a textphone. Or use the website https://www.ssen.co.uk/Home/
If you would like a Priority Services leaflet, please contact Dilton Marsh parish council on: Email: [email protected]
To report all power cuts and emergencies call 105
The Parish Council has received notification of an urgent road closure of the A350 in Westbury.
Further information can be found under Highways Information.
The PC next meets on Thursday 19th November at 7.00 pm via Zoom.
The agenda and joining instructions can be found under the Agenda page of the website.
Planning Applications and decisions
PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE - GOVERNMENT WHITE PAPER
The white paper and single page summary sheet for Planning for the Future, with details of the consultation, can be found under the Planning pages.
Planning applications considered at the October PC meeting (refer to Planning Applications page for further details):
Application Ref: 20/08132/VAR
Application for Variation of Condition
Proposal:- Variation of condition 1 (approved plans) of planning application 17/12194/REM (Approval of Reserved Matters pursuant of Outline Permission 15/12551/OUT and Variation of Condition permission 17/01314/VAR for erection of 300 no. dwellings with public open space, play areas, teenage facility and associated infrastructure. (matters relating to appearance, layout, landscaping and scale)
At: Land at Westbury Sailing Lake, Station Road, Westbury, Wilts
Assigned Officer: Steven Sims Direct Line: 01225 770238
PC Comment - No objection