Cricklade Town Festival – It’s the “DADDY”

CrickladeFTOT04Cricklade is holding it’s annual Street festival on Sunday 15th. June 2014  from 11am to 4pm in the High Street. which will be closed from its junction with Calcutt Street to its junction with Abington Court Lane.

The Festival is one of the West’s largest street events attracting thousands of people from all over the area.  With an aim of providing a totally free day out for all the family, the festival offers a truly fun-packed day of entertainment every June. Where else will you be able find a whole day filled with live music, dancers, street entertainers, magicians and children’s entertainers – without having to spend a penny!

Do come along and enjoy the fantastic free entertainment . 

 

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Cricklade Art Group prepares for the Summer Exhibition at Festival Week 14/15th. June

CAGroup.Header.600xArtists are now busy preparing for their next exhibition in the Cricklade Town Hall on 14th and 15th June, 2014, which takes place during the Cricklade Festival Week. The winter exhibition will be in the Town Hall on Saturday, 25th and Sunday 26th October. Everyone is welcome and admission is free.
Read more Here for more details and programme and events………   http://wp.me/PPhCq-1jw

Cricklade Town Council Election Result – John Nevill elected.

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Cricklade Town Council

The following results were announced by the Wiltshire Deputy Returning Officer, Claire Shoesmith at the end of the Count for the election . The Total Votes cast were 646. The turnout was 19.39% John Nevill received 402 votes. Trevor Stinton 238 Votes not valid 6. John Nevill was duly elected as a councillor for the Cricklade Town Council .

Trevor Stinton congratulating John Nevill

Trevor Stinton congratulating John Nevill

a By-election has been called for Cricklade Town Council

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Cricklade Town Council

Following the resignation of Cllr Norman, a By-election has been called. Anyone wishing to be nominated to become a Councillor has the opportunity to do so (providing they meet the qualifying criteria) and should read the information on the Wiltshire Council website –
http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/council/elections/forthcomingelections.htm

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Cricklade Rugby Football Club continues to Fund Raise for New Changing Rooms

 

CRFC_BannerCricklade RFC are continuing to raise fund to construct changing room facilities  next to the Fairview Fields pitch in Cricklade. More information on the project can be found on our main website using the link http://www.crickladerfc.co.uk/ . We’ve carried out many fund raising events of which we’re very  grateful for the support we’ve received. This is the latest fundraising project and whilst donations are always gratefully received but we’d like to give you something back for your money . http://www.crfc-buyabrick.co.uk  . 
We’re offering the chance for you or your company to sponsor a brick or a number of bricks, for your sponsorship your details will be displayed on our website with a link to your company site if applicable. You will also receive a certificate of purchase and your name and will be displayed on a plaque in the changing facility’s once  complete. This is an opportunity for everyone to get a permanent place in the history of the changing facilities at Cricklade RFC. Buy your bricks today and please encourage friends, family and businesses to be a part of our history. www.crickladerfc.co.uk     Buy A Brick  Facebook  Twitter

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Ofsted chief unveils new blueprint for inspecting good and outstanding schools

OfstedlogoOfsted’s Chief Inspector has (Friday March 21st 2014) proposed a new way of inspecting the great majority of schools in England
In a keynote speech to the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) conference, Sir Michael Wilshaw argued that those schools currently judged good, by Ofsted (60 per cent) should no longer be subject to full routine inspections in the way they are now.
Instead, they should receive more frequent, but light-touch visits every two to three years by one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors (HMI) – or a serving school leader working as an associate Ofsted inspector – whose job would be to engage in professional dialogue with senior staff.
Read the complete press release HERE ………..

The Cricklade Mile 23rd March 2014 – Event opens 08.00 – closes 12.00.

Take part in the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile hosted by the CrickladeLClogoCricklade Leisure Centre! Dust off those trainers and walk, jog or run (or hop, skip, jump) on the 1, 3 or 6 mile route with picturesque views overlooking stunning scenery! Don’t miss out; snap up your space at The Cricklade Mile now!SportsRelief2014

Your view counts, says Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon

PCCResearchers gathering opinions on behalf of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon, Angus Macpherson, have started a new phase of a large-scale phone survey. Continue reading

Active Wiltshire — Walk around Wiltshire Challenge 2014 starts at Cricklade

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 Can you complete the challenge and walk the whole way around Wiltshire?

The Wiltshire walking challenge starts in Cricklade and visits 27 different towns and attractions around the county. Plot your progress on the map by inputting either the number of steps, or number of miles you have completed.
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JAMES GRAY MP Report to Cricklade Town Council Monday 24th February 2014

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The New Year will bring some new focus in various parts of the town and district’s lives.
Planning, and opportunistic large-scale applications by developers must remain top of our “watch-out” list. Ridgeway farm was a great disappointment; but we must beware of several similar applications to follow.  Continue reading