Amesbury Town Council are proud to announce the contractor chosen for the building of the new Amebury History Centre, is The Boden Group.  Boden are a local business based on Solstice Park, with many years experience in the construction industry.

As with many construction companies, various tradesmen are required for the varied skills required to build such a project and The Boden Group will be using many local tradesmen, where possible.

Picture courtesy of Peter Horne, The Stonehenge Trader, showing the Mayor of Amesbury congratulating The Boden Group on being awarded the contract.

From left to right - Councillor Andrew Williams (Chair of History Centre Project Group), Councillor Fred Westmoreland (Mayor of Amesbury), Mr Andrew Beagley (Commercial Director of The Boden Group), Mrs Wendy Bown (Town Clerk to Amesbury Town Council), Councillor Roger Fisher, Mr Andy Stewart (Regional Manager for The Boden Group) and Councillor Rhod Evans (Deputy Mayor of Amesbury).  

 

Wiltshire Council

Section 14 (1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Temporary Closure of: A338 (Part), Cholderton, Newton Tony and Allington (Ref: TTRO 6411)

Notice is hereby given that the Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all traffic:

A338 (Part), Cholderton, Newton Tony and Allington; from its junction with Amesbury Road to its junction with Allington Track.

To enable: Tarmac to carry out carriageway resurfacing and associated maintenance works.

Alternative Route: via A338 (unaffected length) - The Portway - Portway - A345 - Stockport Avenue - Underwood Drive - Pendragon Drive - Porton Road - A303 and vice versa.

The closure and diversion route will be clearly indicated by traffic signs.

This Order will come into operation on 26th February 2020 and the closure will be required between the hours of 19:00 and 07:00 until 27th February 2020.  It is anticipated that the works will take the stated duration to complete depending upon weather conditions.  Access will be maintained for residents and businesses where possible, although delays are likely due to the nature of the works.  The Order will have a maximum duration of 18 months.

For further information please contact Cher Dowling (Atkins) on 07812 238299

Sustainable Transport Group, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN

20th February 2020. 

 

Notice of Election

Election of a Town Councillor

for the Town Ward listed below:

Town Ward - Amesbury Town Council (Amesbury East Ward)

Number of Town Councillor to be elected - One

1. Forms of nomination for the Town Council Election may be obtained from the Returning Officer who will, at the request of an elector for the above electoral area, prepare a nomination paper for signature.  Nomination Papers can be obtained as follows:

- Downloading forms from Wiltshire Council website:  http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/council/elections/forthcomingelections

- Reception, County Hall Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN

- Reception, Council Offices, Monkton Park, Chippenham, SN15 1ER

- Reception, The Council House, Bourne Hill, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 3UZ

- Clerk to the Town Council or

- By telephoning Wiltshire Electoral Services on 0300 456 0112 for a set to be posted to you.

2.  Nomination papers must be hand delivered to the Returning Officer or a member of the Electoral Services Team, during office hours between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday, on any day after the date of this notice but must be received no later than 4pm on Friday, 6th March.

3.  Nomination papers must be hand delivered only to the following locations:

- Main Reception at County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN.  Please ask for a member of the Electoral Services Team on arrival;

- Nomination papers must be hand delivered by appointment only to the following location Five Rivers Health & Wellbeing Centre, Hulse Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 3NR.  Please contact Lin Milton or Ruth Fry on 0300 456 0112 to make an appointment for the delivery of Nomination papers 

4. Please note that nomination papers MUST be received within the statutory timescales stated and hand delivered only or they will not be accepted.  Nomination papers received through the post or by electronic means will NOT be accepted and will be deemed as not received in the prescribed manner.

5.  If the election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 2nd April 2020.

6.  Applications for postal and postal proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Electoral Services, Wiltshire Council, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 8JN by 5pm on Wednesday 18th March 2020.

7.  Amendments or cancellations to existing postal, postal proxy and proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Electoral Services, Wiltshire Council, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge Wiltshire BA14 8JN by 5pm on Wednesday 18th March 2020.

8.  Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Electoral Services, Wiltshire Council, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 8JN by 5pm on Wednesday 25th March 2020.

9.  A person can apply to vote by 'emergency' proxy if they learn they cannot go to the polling station because of their occupation, service, employment, or a medial condition, illness or disability, arises after 5pm on Wednesday 25th March 2020.  The application must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Electoral Services, Wiltshire Council, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 8JN by 5pm on Thursday 2nd April 2020.

10.  Parish/Town Councils must decided whether poll cards are sent when an election is requested and a poll is held.  it is not a legal requirement to send poll cards.

Dated Thursday 27th February 2020.

Terence Herbert, Returning Officer

Printed and published by the Returning Office, Electoral Services, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge, BA14 8JN

 

 

Wiltshire Council

Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Temporary Closure of:  Tisbury Road (Part), Amesbury (Ref: TTRO 6390)

Notice is hereby given that the Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all traffic:

Tisbury Road (Part), Amesbury; from its junction with A303 Slip Road for a distance of approximately 100 meters in a northerly direction.

To enable:  Ringway to carry out Widening of footway and splitter islands.

Alternative route: Via C32 Tisbury Road (unaffected length) - Salisbury Road - A3028 - A345 - A303 and vice versa.

This Order will come into operation on 19th February 2020 and the closure will be required until 11th March 2020.  It is anticipated that the works will take the stated duration to complete depending upon weather conditions.  Access will be maintained for residents and businesses where possible, although delays are likely due to the nature of the works.  The Order will have a maximum duration of 18 months.

For further information please contact Julie Watts (Wiltshire Council) on 0300 456 0105.

Sustainable Transport Group, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN

To view the official notice and map please click here

The recent work to the Disc Golf Course on Stockport Avenue has been completed. 

The course has been created using R2 Fund (contributions from smaller developments around Amesbury)

The Pavilion was officially opened by the Mayor of Amesbury, Cllr Fred Westmoreland on Wednesday 24th July.  

Photo's courtesy of Amesbury Printing Company

 

The recent work to the Bonnymead Pavilion has been completed.

The Pavilion has been completely re-wired and two new water boilers have been installed.  The total cost of the revamp was just over £21,000.  Amesbury Town Council contributed £5,000 towards the project.  The rest of the money was from the Football Association, in the form of a grant. 

The Pavilion was officially  re-opened by the Deputy Mayor of Amesbury, Cllr Rhod Evans on Saturday 3rd August.

Photo's courtesy of Spencer Mullholland.

 

At the Annual meeting of Amesbury Town Council, Councillor Fred Westmoreland was dutifully elected as Mayor of Amesbury for 2019/20.  Councillor Rhod Evans was dutifully elected as Deputy Mayor of Amesbury for 2019/20.

 Photo courtesy of Amesbury Printing Company. 

Report from MoD Boscombe Down

No late night or unusual activity has been reported.  

You will appreciate that timings and plan do change but this is our current plan.  

Further information on Military Low Flying can be found on the government website:  https://www.gov.uk/low-flying-in-your-area

Amesbury Youth Cafe

 

Redworth Club - Amesbury Sports Centre, 6pm to 9pm, Tuesday, Year 11+

Amesbury Baptist Church, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Thursdays, Years 8 to 11

Redworth Club - Amesbury Sports Centre, 6pm to 9pm, Friday, Year 11+

 

Meet like minded people, relax, set your own agenda, exchange ideas, play YOUR music, prepare for power and change your world

Low Price Menu 

- Tea/Coffee/Toast, FREE

- Hot Dogs, 40p

See our Facebook page - Amesbury Youth Cafe, for details. 

Contact Amesbury Town Council

Amesbury Town Council
The Bowman Centre
Shears Drive
Amesbury
SP4 7XT

Phone: 01980 622999
Email: townclerk@amesburytowncouncil.gov.uk