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New Cricklade Starter Walk – Commencing February 7th. 10.00am – Town Council Offices



St Sampson’s Infant School in Cricklade is set to close.

Cricklade St Sampson’s Junior School governing body met on Tuesday 10th. and the infant school governing body on Wednesday 11th. December 2013 and both bodies voted unanimously to go to consultation on the motion for St Sampson’s Infant School to close and St Sampson’s CE Junior School to expand to become St Sampson’s CE Primary School, and the Junior School Governing Body also voted unanimously to go to consultation to expand the Junior School to form the new St Sampson’s CE Primary School.
Full details can be found at the St Sampson’s Infant School Website and the published letter to parents from the Chair of governors  letter to parents 13.12.13

 In this letter it is state that We ( The governors ) have now started working with Wiltshire Council and the Diocese of Bristol to make this procedure as quick as possible, and we envisage that the consultation process will start in the New Year. Please be assured that all stakeholders including parents, staff and the local community will be invited to take part in the consultation process which will include public meetings for views and questions to be raised. Continue reading

Cricklade Town Council has decided to pursue the Asset transfer of Ockwells from Wiltshire Council

councilcrestAt the Full Meeting of Cricklade Town Council held on Monday 28th October. Under Item 10 Cricklade Campus the Council decided to pursue an asset transfer of the entire Ockwells site from Wiltshire Council.
The Town Clerk was asked to prepare a full Press Release giving the full reasons for the decision to be issued asap.

DOG FOULING in Cricklade and Royal Wootton Bassett District – HAVE YOUR SAY

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       Dog-foulingDOG FOULING – HAVE YOUR SAY

Do you think that dog fouling is a problem where you live?
Would you like to see something being done to help tackle the problem.
If so, please complete a short survey to have your say on the matter. Continue reading

What has a Cricklade Osteopath, Dentist and Optometrist in Common ?

Answer: – Together they have donated a Defibrillator to the Town of Cricklade. This should help save lives in Wiltshire.
Defribulator.Cricklade02Between them the trio (Jolyon Livingston (Cricklade Osteopathic Health Practice ), Dennis Pearce, (Cricklade Dental Practice) and Andrew Rhys Evans (Optometrist) have clocked up 90 years of service in Cricklade, now to say thank you to people there, they have paid to install a defibrillator. Continue reading

Vice Chair Vicky McIntosh OBE. recognised for fund raising efforts to save the Cricklade Jenner Hall

Cricklade-Jenenr-Hall-award-300x225Vicky McIntosh OBE, Vice Chair of the Cricklade Jenner Hall Community Trust in Cricklade, was recognised by Community First for her role in raising almost £200,000 to pay for various improvements at the hall, the most significant of which was £169,000 to replace its roof. Continue reading

Solicitors Clinic in Cricklade again.

BEVIRSSlicitorsLogoHaving held two successful legal clinics in Cricklade in the last few months, the North Wiltshire Law Practice of Bevirs has decided to hold a clinic again.  Residents of the North Wiltshire town do not have a dedicated Solicitors Office in town and have to travel to either Swindon or Cirencester for professional advice in legal matters. Continue reading

Via Roma is a September sportive highlight at Cricklade Cycling Festival 2013

British Cycling announced three cycling events taking place in September, following the success of the first Kermesse cycle race in 2012. All three events are run in association with Cricklade Town Council, Cricklade Leisure Centre and Cricklade Business Association. Continue reading

Cricklade Campus on hold ? – Critical decision required ? – Extraordinary Meeting of Town Council

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Cricklade Town Council

An Extraordinary Meeting of the Town Council will take place on Tuesday, 27th August 2013 at 7pm in the Council Chamber at Ockwells, 113 High Street.
The main item for discussion will be Cricklade Town Campus. Continue reading

Buried remains and ditches under Long Close, Cricklade ?

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Cricklade Town Council

If you wish to learn more about the history of Cricklade, and also enjoy being outside, we might have just the project for you to get involved with. Between 20th and 27th August there will be a geophysical survey taking place in Long Close and the team running the project are looking for local volunteers (aged over 18) to assist with setting up the meters and probes that will be able to detect buried remains and ditches under Long Close. Continue reading