News

Welcome to the North Bradley Parish portal, which serves the Villages of North Bradley, Yarnbrook, and Brokerswood. Please browse the various news items which appear.The website also contains valuable information about various aspects of our community, from facilities, to shows and groups in the parish If you are searching for something in particular, please use the search facility at the top of the site.  If you have any news items you wish to submit, please contact the Parish Council using the link above..

 

Neighbourhood Plan

A referendum relating to the North Bradley Neighbourhood Plan will be held on Thursday 19 March 2020 at the Progressive Hall between 7:00 and 22:00.
The question which will be asked in the referendum is ‘Do you want Wiltshire Council to use the neighbourhood plan for North Bradley to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?’
The referendum area reflects the area that has been designated as the North Bradley Neighbourhood Area.

Neighbourhood Plan Final Version

Referendum Poster

Read more: Neighbourhood Plan

Yarnbrook Railway Bridge Works

Network Rail will be working during February, March and April to improve the railway bridge over the A363 at Yarnbrook. To allow us to carry out the work we will have traffic management in place to allow traffic to flow while we carry out our work. We will be working continuously from the beginning of February to end of April on the below dates, but please be aware these dates may change. Whilst this work is being carried out there will be lane closure on the A363. Please see a copy of the diversion map enclosed.

The road will be closed at the railway bridge on the A363 near the Nissan Platinum garage.

Traffic going toward the White Horse business park and North Bradley will be along Hawkeridge Road and Phillips way.
For traffic going towards Heywood and West Ashton from the White Horse Business Park will be along Phillips Way and Hawkeridge Road.

Network Rail Letter and Diversion Map

 

Free Musical Event

Trio Paradis - Jacquelyn Bevan - piano, Lisa Betteridge - violin & Linda Stocks - cello - bring their Palm Court Trio concerts to a new venue, the Park Club (behind the Albany) on the first Thursday lunchtime of each month, February-December.

February's concert features Spanish music, including Habaneras, Jotas and other Spanish dances by de Falla, Albeniz, Bizet, Ravel Glazunov and others. In March, music by women composers is the theme, whilst April's concert has a few surprises.
The concert lasts about 45 minutes and is suitable for all ages, including families. Entrance is by donation with a retiring collection. For programme and further information, visit www.trioparadis.com. There is limited seating, so early booking is advised. Reserve seats at www.ticketsource.co.uk

Concert Dates

20 m.p.h Speed Limit in Church Lane

A web petition has been launched for a 20 m.p.h speed limit in Church Lane.

Petition Link

 

Schoolreaders Required

Could you volunteer to listen to children in school. Why not become a Schoolreader.

More Information

Temporary Closure of Church Lane (Part)

Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all traffic:
Church Lane (Part), North Bradley; from its property known as 15 Church Lane for a distance of approximately 30 metres in a westerly direction.
To enable: Wessex Water to carry out a supply separation.

This Order will come into operation on 18 February 2020 and the closure will be required until 20 February 2020.

Diversion Route  Closure Notice

Community Governance Review

Stage 2 of the Review is now underway. The Parish Council strongly recommends villagers to give their views about the proposed changes by clicking on the link. Survey Link

Briefing Note 20.01  Briefing Note 19-032

Consultation Event

Castlewood Commercial Properties Ltd (Castlewood) and Linden Homes (Linden) are bringing forward plans to develop land off the A363 to the south west of the White Horse Business Park – as shown on the aerial below. As you may be aware, these sites have been proposed as an allocation for residential development by Wiltshire Council. Proposals include approximately 175 new homes and a care home, along with extensive landscaping, to soften development boundaries and create clear separation between the development and North Bradley.

In the New Year Castlewood and Linden Homes will be holding a public exhibition to speak to residents about the proposals, and would like to invite you to attend. The exhibition will be held on Friday 10 January at: North Bradley Progressive Hall Woodmarsh, North Bradley Trowbridge, BA14 0SX
On a drop in basis at any time between4:30pm and 8pm 

Consultation Leaflet

Traffic Calming in Woodmarsh

The Parish Council's plans are currently on hold due to lack of funds. The total cost of the scheme is in excess of £40,000. The Parish Council applied to Wiltshire Council for substantive bid funding, but the bid was unsuccessful. The Parish Council are currently exploring alternative sources of funding.

Thank You

Thank you to everyone who came to the Joyce Lanfear slide show evening - "A walk round North Bradley".IMG 1125 1 Her Son Simon gave £500 that was raised on the evening to Dorothy House, in memory of his mother Joyce Lanfear.

Thank you all again for your support.

Wiltshire Community First Surviving Winter grant

Details of the grant available, and the Wiltshire council Warm and Safe energy advice service.

Surviving Winter Grant