Sutton Benger

Emergency Road Closure – Urgent Closure of Chestnut Road (part)

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

Urgent Closure of Chestnut Road (part)

Wed 18 January 2017, 09:30 to 14:30

THE WILTSHIRE COUNCIL HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Wednesday 18th January 2017, the following length of road shall be closed to all traffic in the interests of public safety to enable Wiltshire Council to carry out carriageway resurfacing, hand patching and associated works.

UC Chestnut Road (part) Sutton Benger; from its junction with Sutton Lane to approximately outside Village Hall.

Alternative route:

Via – Chestnut Road (unaffected length) B4069 High Street – Sutton Lane – and Vice Versa

The closure will be clearly indicated by traffic signs throughout the works period.

This closure notice comes into effect on 18th January 2017, for a maximum of 21 days; however it is anticipated the work will take 1 day to complete. This will be between the hours of 09:30 – 14:30. 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, although delays are likely due to the nature of the works.

For further information regarding these works please contact (Atkins) on 01225 730360 daytime or urgent out of hours 0748 401644 (Tarmac).

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

Emergency Road Closure – B4069 Main Road (Part), Christian Malford and Sutton Benger

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

Temporary Closure of B4069 Main Road (Part), Christian Malford and Sutton Benger

13-14 February 2017, 07:00 to 18:00

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

B4069 Main Road (Part), Christian Malford and Sutton Benger; from a point approximately 170m west of its junction with Avonweir Lane to a point approximately 300m east of its junction with Station Road.

road closure plan

To enable: Wiltshire Council to carry out carriageway reconstruction, surface dressing and road markings.

Alternative route: via B4069 (unaffected length) – A420 – A4 – A3102 – B4069 (unaffected length) and vice versa.

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

This Order will come into operation on 13 February 2017 and it is anticipated that the closure will be required daily between the hours of 07.00 and 18.00 for two days. 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, 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 Steve Hawkins (Eurovia) on 01249 468582 (office hours) or 07900 715776 (out of office hours).

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

Emergency Road Closure – Seagry Lane, Sutton Benger

Wiltshire Council
Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Urgent Closure of: C66 Seagry Road, Sutton Benger

Seagry Road Closure RouteTHE WILTSHIRE COUNCIL HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Monday 19th September 2016 the following length of road shall be closed to all traffic in the interests of public safety to enable Wiltshire Council to carry out urgent repairs.

C66 Seagry Road, Sutton Benger; from its junction with B4069 High Street for approx 1472m in a northerly direction to its junction with C82 T junction at Coach House Upper Seagry North West to Junction with Henn Lane.

To enable: Drainage works at Seagry Brook due to void.

Alternative route: Via – C82 – C166 – A429 – B4122 – B4069 and vice versa The closure and diversion will be clearly indicated by traffic signs.

This Order will come into operation on 19th September 2016 and it is anticipated that the closure will be required for 24 hours until 23rd September 2016. Access will be maintained for residents and businesses, although delays are likely due to the nature of the works. The Order will have a maximum duration of 21 days.

For further information please contact Danny Everett on behalf of Wiltshire Council on 01225 730360, emergency contact Gary Bodenham (Ringway) 07712490199.

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

Reminder: Please return your NDP Surveys by 5th September

tree-300x300You will have received a copy or two of the NDP Questionnaire through your door by now and we hope to have one Questionnaire completed by everyone in the Parish of age 18 or over.

An on-line version of the Questionnaire can also be completed by clicking on this link Sutton Benger online NDP Survey. The on-line version is more convenient to use as it guides you through the questions that you need to answer.

Your participation within the NDP is vital to the future of our Parish, please take the time necessary to complete the Questionnaire as carefully as you are able to and, if completing the paper copy, deliver it to the Sutton Benger Post Office as soon as you are able to but not later than the 5th September 2016. There is a box within the Post Office for completed Questionnaires.

If you need any help, or have any questions, then please contact Baz Worth (01249) 721133 or Paul Chartier (01249) 721499.

NDP Parish Questionnaire is Live

tree-300x300Over the next few days you should receive a copy or two of the NDP Questionnaire through your door. We hope to have one Questionnaire completed by everyone in the Parish of age 18 or over.

Please note that the Questionnaire can be completed as delivered or accessed on-line by clicking on this link Sutton Benger online NDP Survey. If you are able to complete on-line then please do that.

Your participation within the NDP is vital to the future of our Parish, please take the time necessary to complete the Questionnaire as carefully as you are able to and, if completing the paper copy, deliver it to the Sutton Benger Post Office as soon as you are able to but not later than the 5th September 2016. There will be a box within the Post Office for completed Questionnaires.

If you need any help, or have any questions, then please contact Baz Worth (01249) 721133 or Paul Chartier (01249) 721499.

Clerk’s Report: June 2016

Update From Sutton Benger Parish Council

Meeting held on Wednesday 8th June 2016 – Five Councillors, the Parish Clerk, 3 members of the public and Cllr H Greenman attended.

Planning

The Final Scheme for Arms Farm was noted but no formal discussions can take place until the planning application has been received by the PC.

Consideration was given to 1 planning application:

16/04319/FUL – Sheep Cottage, 6 Sutton Lane SN15 4RU – Single storey extension – No Objections

Highways and Transport

The Clerk has sent a letter to the Associate Director of Highways and Transport with a Request for Information under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 concerning the disrepair of the B4069 High Street.  Cllr P Jones attended a presentation on the new Parish Steward scheme on 9 June 2016.

18t Weight Restriction on B4069 Consultation – Traffic Regulation Order (rec’d on 9-Jun-16)

This proposal will be advertised in the Wiltshire Gazette and Herald on 16th June 2016 and the consultation period ends on 11th July 2016.

Comments on this proposal, quoting reference HKB/TRO/LYNE may be made by:

Email to trafficorders@wiltshire.go.uk or in writing to:

TRO Team
Sustainable Transport Group
Highways & Transport
County Hall
Bythesea Road
Trowbridge
BA14 8JN

Wheelie Bin Speed Limit Stickers

The PC will be purchasing some 30mph and 20mph wheelie bin stickers to be available on a first come first served basis.

Grass Verges

The Clerk advised that the verge on the west side of Sutton Lane near the High Street junction was no longer on Wiltshire Council’s list as they do not own it.  Land Registry searches have revealed that the verge seems to be another pocket of unregistered land.  Wiltshire Council could be asked to cut it if visibility to motorists becomes impeded at all.

Talk to the School Council

Cllr P Jones gave a presentation to the Primary School’s School Council on the role of the Parish Council and its Councillors. The Clerk was asked to invite them to attend the next PC Meeting.

High Street Flowerbed

Wiltshire Council have now carried out the repairs to the dry stone wall.

Next Parish Council Meeting

The date of the next Parish Council Meeting is Wednesday 13th July 2016 in the Village Hall, starting at 7.45 pm.

Councillor Vacancies

There are 2 vacancies for Parish Councillor.  Please contact Linda Bragg, Parish Clerk on 07757 351584 / email: parishclerk@suttonbengerparishcouncil.gov.uk for further details and an Application Form if you would like to join our team.

Proposed Weight Limit on B4069

WILTSHIRE COUNCIL
ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984

THE COUNTY OF WILTSHIRE (B4069, VARIOUS PARISHES) (WEIGHT RESTRICTION) ORDER 2016

Wiltshire Council proposes to make the above Order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 the effect of which will be to introduce an 18 tonnes weight restriction for heavy commercial goods vehicles (except for access) on the B4069 – from its junction with B4122 at Draycot Cerne, Sutton Benger for a distance of approximately 6.5 miles (10.5km) to its junction with A3102, Lyneham.

Weight limit map

Weight limit map

Copies of the draft Order, plan and Statement of the Council’s Reasons for proposing to make the Order may be inspected at the offices of Wiltshire Council, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge during normal office hours. Details of the proposed scheme may be seen at Lyneham Library, Memorial Hall, Lyneham between the hours of 2pm – 7pm Monday, 2pm – 5pm Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 10am – 12pm Saturday until 11th July 2016. Documents can also be viewed online at www.wiltshire.gov.uk/troconsultations.htm (external link)

Comments on the proposal together with the reasons for which they are made should be sent in writing or via the website to reach the Sustainable Transport Group by 11th July 2016 quoting reference HKB/TRO/LYNE.

Download the Weight Limit Order Proposal

Clerk’s Report: May 2016

Notes from the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council (PC) held on Wednesday 11th May.

Six Councillors, the Parish Clerk and 2 members of the public attended the meeting.

Cllr E Pope was re-elected as Chairman and Cllr K Smedley as Vice-Chair.

Finance

  • Annual Maintenance of the additional Gossip Area, adj. to 1 Queens Close, to include grass cutting and strimming was approved for 2016-17
  • The outstanding Community Grant of £500 from 2015-16 was approved for payment to the PCC for maintenance of the churchyard
  • Approval was given for a contribution of £1,000 to the maintenance of the churchyard from the 2016-17 budget

Planning Applications

Consideration was given to 3 planning applications:

  • 16/03301/TCA: Gate Cottage, High Street, SN15 4RE – No Objections
  • 16/03211/FUL: Old Post Office, 26 High Street – Support
  • 16/03977/TCA: 11 Chestnut Road, SN15 4RP – No Objections

Community Emergency Plan

Cllrs E Pope and H Parry-Jones agreed to complete Wiltshire Council’s Community Emergency Plan.

Highways and Transport

Following no response to Cllr P Jones’s repeated requests for information on the re-surfacing of the High Street, the Clerk was asked to draft a letter to the Associate Director of Highways and Transport.

Crossing on the High Street – Cllr P Jones measured the visibility along the High Street to identify a possible site for a High Street crossing at the Seagry Road junction. It is planned to carry out our own informal pedestrian count to assess feasibility.

Flowerbed on the High Street – Wiltshire Council have advised that, as the flowerbed is “entirely within the adopted Highway”, it is not possible to complete a Community Asset Transfer. The Clerk was asked to draft a letter to the Highways Dept. requesting urgent repairs to the dry stone wall.

20mph Chestnut Road – the Speedwatch group have been asked to include this in their scheme.

Next Parish Council Meeting

The date of the next Parish Council Meeting is Wednesday 8th June 2016 in the Village Hall, starting at 7.45 pm.

Councillor Vacancies

There are 2 vacancies for Parish Councillor. Please contact Linda Bragg, Parish Clerk on 07757 351584 / contact the Clerk for further details and an Application Form if you would like to join our team.

“Second Saturday” Church Building Maintenance Mornings

Sutton Benger Church

Sutton Benger Church

Following on from the hugely successful recent graveyard clean up Saturday mornings, it has been decided to also regularly hold “Second Saturday” Church Building Maintenance Mornings, to carry out a number of essential jobs on the fabric of the building.

The first of these mornings is planned for Saturday 9th April 2016 (with further ones planned for every 2nd Saturday of the month).

Your historic church building needs you: volunteers are welcomed to join us – tools will be provided, or bring your own. Basic DIY skills and enthusiasm warmly welcomed!

The maintenance day will run from 8 until 12 – stay for as little or as long as you can – refreshments will be provided.

Annual Parish Meeting – 13th April 2016

All residents of Sutton Benger Parish are invited to attend your Annual Parish Meeting Wednesday 13 April 2016.

Along with an update from the Parish Council and other village organisations, there will be presentations by:

  • Meril Morgan, Arts Development Officer, Wiltshire Council – Ideas for an arts project within the village using the Arts Funding (£24,000) received from Redrow’s Park development
  • Daniel Everett, Flood Drainage Engineer, Wiltshire Council – Details of the flood mitigation works in Seagry Road and on the High Street.

An informal social session rounds off the meeting when you will be able to enjoy some Cheese and Wine.

The Date: Wednesday 13th April 2016
The Time: 7.45pm
The Venue: Sutton Benger Village Hall

Contact Linda Bragg, Parish Clerk for further details on 07757 351584 or via the contact form.

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