Christmas & New Year 2017.

Cricklade Town Council would like to inform residents of our opening hours over the festive period. You will also find here details of the Christmas and New Year waste and recycling collection changes. Councillors and staff wish all residents a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire & Rescue.

The Dorset & Wiltshire Fire & Rescue team are asking drivers to think when they are parking and ask themselves the question: 'Are We Getting Through'? Their smallest appliance needs 3 metres, the width of 2 cars, to pass safely through. Please see this link for more information regarding this road safety campaign.

Wiltshire Council Waste and Recycling Consultation.

Wiltshire Council are asking Wiltshire residents to help shape a ten year strategy on how they collect and manage household waste and recycling.

A Consultation is now underway to get people's views to ensure the strategy is representative of their opinions and enables them to reduce, re-use and recycle the waste they produce at home.

The Consultation is open until 14 November and can be found at:

Important Public Meeting - Tuesday, 17th October.

A Public Meeting and an Extra Ordinary Meeting were held on Tuesday, 17 October at Cricklade Town Hall to discuss the Community Asset Package Offer received from Wiltshire Council.  The Chairman, Councillor Mark Clarke explained the package - the freehold of the Ockwells site (the Town Council Offices, the Library and Doctors Surgery), the Leisure Centre building and grounds and a major part of the Town Hall car park.

There were 135 members of the Public in attendance.

After the Public meeting, an Extra Ordinary meeting of the Council took place.  Following discussions, Members unanimously accepted (in principle) the Community Asset Transfer subject to the Statement of Key Principles.

The proposal will be presented to Wiltshire Cabinet in December 2017, the tender process is aimed for May/June 2018, to be finalised in August/September, with an estimated 10 -12 month programme of works. Due to finish in September/October 2019.

The minutes and notes of these meetings can be found here.

Cricklade Community Awards 2017.

The Community Awards are held every year in Cricklade to honour those residents who have gone that extra mile. We know there are many people in Cricklade who deserve to be recognised for their hard work and, towards the end of each year, Cricklade Town Council invite you to submit nominations for three categories:

Young Person of the Year

Cricklade Community Award

Community Group of the Year

Councillors decide who are the most deserving of those nominated and the winners are announced, and presented with certificates, at the Annual Town Meeting held in April.

The Town Council is now seeking seeking your nominations for the Community Awards 2017. Full details and a nomination form can be found here. The closing date for nominations is 2nd February 2018.

The Council Office
Ockwells, 113 High Street
Cricklade  SN6 6AE

Opening Hours
Mon - Fri 10.00 - 12.45

Mon - Fri 13.45 - 16.00

Telephone: 01793 751 394