Bradford on Avon Area Board to discuss new Wiltshire 20 mph policy

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Wiltshire Council s Bradford on Avon Area Board next meets on Wednesday 18 September at St Laurence School in Bradford on Avon. The meeting starts at 6.30 for 7pm and all are welcome.

Area Board papers here

http://cms.wiltshire.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=220&MId=7392&Ver=4

Following a two year trial of 20 mph zones in the local villages of Limpley Stoke and Westwood, Wiltshire Council is now consulting on a countywide policy for 20 mph zones and limits. The consultation finishes on Friday 20 September, details here http://cms.wiltshire.gov.uk/ieDecisionDetails.aspx?id=847

High levels of concern over speeding traffic have been shown within communities in Bradford on Avon, particularly in neighbourhoods such as Woolley and in villages such as Turleigh and Monkton Farleigh.

In response to the interest shown, the meeting will be addressed by John Thomson, Deputy Leader of Wiltshire Council and Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Highways, Streetscene and Broadband and Angus Macpherson, Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire.

The debate is sure to be lively, please come early to secure your seat!

The agenda also includes:

– A report on the Phase 1 consultations around the proposed Bradford on Avon Campus of public services, including the views of young people at the school

– A community asset transfer application to transfer land at Nursery Field from Wiltshire Council to the Bradford on Avon Preservation Trust

– 4 applications to the Community Grant scheme totalling 11,000

The Bradford on Avon Area Board, which is one of 18 across the county, was set up as part of the new unitary Wiltshire Council.

It covers the town of Bradford on Avon and the surrounding parishes of Holt, Limpley Stoke, South Wraxall, Staverton, Monkton Farleigh, Westwood, Wingfield and Winsley.

Four local councillors represent the Bradford on Avon community area and make up the board. They are Rosemary Brown, Ian Thorn, Magnus Macdonald and Trevor Carbin.

A member of Wiltshire Council s cabinet the main strategic decision-making body of the council also attends the meeting. The area board focuses on local issues that affect local people.

Anyone can raise their concerns via the board members or the local community area manager or via the website at www.wiltshire.gov.uk/areaboards

For further information about the meeting, please contact Peter Dunford, Community Area Manager for Bradford on Avon on 01225 713060 or [email protected]

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