Corsham Neighbourhood Plan Referendum Result
Thank you to everyone who went to the polls on
14 November to vote in the Corsham Neighbourhood Plan Referendum.
The question being asked was ‘Do you want
Wiltshire Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Corsham to help it decide
planning applications in the neighbourhood area?’ The turnout was 24.6%, with
2,428 electors voting.
The overwhelming majority of those who voted, voted
‘yes’ with just 162 voting ‘no’. The Plan has now been ‘made’ by Wiltshire
Council and will be used when making decisions and recommendations on planning
applications in the area.
Chairman of the Town Council and Neighbourhood Plan
Steering Group, Councillor Steve Abbott says, ‘It has taken us nearly five
years to get to this stage and we are delighted that 93% of those who voted,
voted in favour of the Corsham Neighbourhood Plan.’
The Corsham Neighbourhood Plan can be viewed here
Town Centre and Parking Survey
The Town Council is running a survey to get your views on the town centre, free parking, events and markets - and we'd like to know what suggestions you have too. If you have five minutes to spare, please take a look: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/CorTCU19. Paper copies are also available at the Town Hall. The survey runs until 28 November 2019.
Vacancy for a Town Councillor (Corsham Town Ward)
The Town Council has a vacancy for a Councillor. The Notice of Vacancy is available here.
The Town Council is delighted to have a packed calendar of Chamber Exhibitions featuring local artists in 2019. The exhibitions take place in the Council Chamber, are open from 10am-4pm, Monday-Friday, and are free to visit. Please note that the Chamber may be used for meetings so if you are travelling any distance to visit, please call us first, on 01249 702130, to make sure the exhibition will be open.