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Rebel Wiltshire councillors fight on over allowances

Rebel independent Wiltshire councillors, Terry Chivers and Jeff Osborn, have vowed to fight on after the ruling Conservative councillors on Wiltshire Council elected not to rescind the decision on members’…

Melksham councillor urges council to ‘move on’

A MELKSHAM councillor has called on the whole council to now “move on” and concentrate on delivering what as councillors they have been elected to do after members voted to…

Melksham’s young people can text their vote for youth elections

Young people are being urged to vote and have their say on key issues for Wiltshire and the south west by taking part in elections this week. 14 candidates from…

Seend meeting held with Claire Perry MP to discuss proposed solar farms

Claire Perry, MP for Devizes, attended a meeting in Seend Community Centre on Saturday 8th February held with around 100 members of the public. Sir Mathew Thorpe chaired the meeting…

Rebel Wiltshire councillors ask for “Show of Strength”

REBEL Independent Councillors, Terry Chivers and Jeff Osborn are asking the residents of Wiltshire to send a clear message to Councillor Jane Scott, and the ruling Conservatives on Wiltshire Council,…

Protest continues against Wiltshire councillor allowances

Wiltshire Independent Councillors, Terry Chivers and Jeff Osborn, have again called for an Extraordinary Meeting of Wiltshire Council. This meeting has been called in an attempt to reverse the decision…

Drop in Government support means rates rise in Melksham

AT a meeting of Melksham Town Council held on 13th January it was agreed to set the precept (the proportion of council tax payable to the town council) at a…

Anger after Wiltshire councillors vote to increase their allowance

CRITICISM continues to be levelled at Wiltshire councillors who last week voted to increase their allowances.  Just weeks after making 252 council staff redundant, the leader of the council, Jane…

Campus plans to be unveiled to Melksham communities

PEOPLE will have the chance to see the exciting plans for Melksham community campus with the project nearing another key milestone. Following 18 months of developing designs and working closely…

Have council lost money on parking on new Melksham campus site?

INDEPENDENT Councillor for Melksham Without North, Terry Chivers, has put questions down to the next meeting of Wiltshire Council. He is asking if the council have lost money charging for…