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Welcome to our community website which covers activities within the Parish of Clyffe Pypard (The Barton, Bupton, Bushton and Clyffe Pypard) as well as Thickthorn and Preston and other neighbouring villages. We hope to make this your 'one-stop-shop' for news and information on local amenities, community activities and forthcoming events. We rely on the cooperation of all residents to make this a great place to live. Similarly we will need your help to keep this site up to date and a useful source of local information. You can do this by reading the Community Newsletter and coming back to this site to see how you can get involved and contribute to its future content.
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Picture reproduced by kind permission © Ed Rudler 'Bushton Fields - looking towards St Peter's Church, Clyffe Pypard'
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FRIDAY OCT 18TH IN THE VILLAGE HALL
DOORS OPEN AT 7.0PM FOR 7.30 START
For just £10 ahead (£5 for children under 12)
Enjoy a sumptuous supper including venison, fish pie or a vegetarian option - followed by home-made deserts and cheese and biscuits
Bring your own drinks and glasses - tea and coffee will be available at the end of the evening.
We need to know how many are coming so please contact
Jane Angus on (07803) 050834
Please join us this is a community event and everyone is very welcome
Sunday, October 20 from 9.30 to 11:30am
in the Village Hall at Bushton
THE BIG BREAKFAST
Come and enjoy a full English breakfast
prepared and served by Bushton and Clyffe Pypard WI
including orange juice tea and coffee - price £6.50 - children 5 to 11 years £3.50 and under five years £2
Meet friends and family, no need to book just come along
but it would be helpful if larger parties (6+) could let us know.
Please ring Sally on (01249) 891442
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
12th to 30th Oct - Guild of Wilts Artist Show
17th Oct…WI Meeting Village Hall…7.15pm
18th Oct…Harvest Supper…..Village Hall 7.0pm
20th Oct…The Big Breakfast
22nd Oct…Bushton Bookworms
24th Oct ..Calligraphy in Clyffe
25th Oct...Moviola RWB Rugby Club “Rocketman” 7.0pm
26th Oct…Moviola Hillmarton “Rocketman” 7.0pm
1st-2nd Nov….Marlborough Artists Show …..Avebury
Your chance to have a say on the future or the Parish
At present, planning law makes development of new homes in the parish almost impossible since the land here is considered by the planning authorities to be ‘open countryside’. There is a presumption that no development is permitted, and this is reflected in the county’s planning policy. A Neighbourhood Plan allows us, as a community, to have a say in what kind of development we would be willing to see or not see in our parish. When a planning application is submitted, the authorities must consider any adopted Neighbourhood Plan as part of their decision making process. This means that land you own could possibly be developed. It also means that land near or bordering your property could be developed. A Neighbourhood Plan has real legal force.
The Neighbourhood Plan is about much more than developing houses though, it’s our chance to set down our views on the issues that matter to us, be they road safety, footpaths, protecting local businesses, transport or measures to tackle climate change. Although it is advisory only, it becomes a record of our priorities and concerns. Communities with adopted Neighbourhood Plans can gain better access to Community Infrastructure Levy funding for local projects and the priorities in our plan will help us direct those funds to projects we care about.
This affects us all so its important we all have our say and, ultimately that the Neighbourhood Plan we adopt best reflects the views and aspirations of our community.
See PARISH COUNCIL PAGE or
contact the Neighbourhood Planning Steering Group via the Parish Council – email@example.com.
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