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   Dates for the exercise of public rights    June 13, 2022

Members of the public are legally entitled to examine the unaudited accounts of the Parish Council during the period for the exercise of public rights. This period begins on Tuesday 14th June, and ends on Monday 25th July. Please contact the Clerk if you wish to see the accounts.

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   Notice of Public Rights to inspect Parish Council accounts    June 24, 2021

Any person interested has a right to inspect the accounting records of the Parish Council. For the year ended 31 March 2021, these documents will be available on reasonable notice by application to the Clerk, commencing on Monday 28th June 2021 and ending on Friday 6th August 2021.

The full notice is shown below.

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   Annual Parish Meeting    June 21, 2021

The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Monday 21st June on the Green outside the church, starting at 7.00pm.

Because of continuing Covid restrictions, there will not be any guest speakers this year. The Chairman of the Parish Council will give an update, and will then invite questions.

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   May Parish Council Meeting    May 10, 2021

The Parish Council meeting for May will be held on Monday 17th May at 6.30pm, outdoors on Church Green. It will cover essential business only. All other items will be carried forward to the June meeting.

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   Budget and Precept for 2021/2022    November 16, 2020

The Parish Council budget for 2021/2022 is £45,185.

The Precept was set at £27,000 at the Parish Council meeting on 11th November, 2020

This is £6,000 lower than the 2020/2021 budget. The Tax Base has reduced this year, from 850.31 to 839.52, but the cost for a Band D property has still been lowered by 17.13%. The details are shown in the documents below.

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   September Parish Council meeting CANCELLED    September 9, 2020

Following on from the new Covid restrictions, the decision has been taken to cancel the Parish Council meeting due to take place on Monday 14th September.

For the foreseeable future, meetings will be held online, via Zoom.

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   Notice of Public Rights to inspect accounts    August 20, 2020

The period for the inspection of the Parish Council's 2019 - 2020 unaudited accounts will run from Friday 21st August until Friday 2nd October. If you wish to inspect the accounts, please read the list of your rights from the link below, and then contact the Parish Clerk.

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   Parish Council Accounts 2019 - 2020    August 19, 2020

The Parish Council's accounts for the year April 2019 to March 2020 are shown below. These accounts have been submitted to the external auditors PKF Littlejohn, but have not yet been audited.

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   Parish Council playgrounds re-opened    August 5, 2020

The Parish Council playgrounds have been risk assessed, minor repairs carried out, Covid-19 signage and hand sanitisers have been installed, and the playgrounds are now officially open. NOTE - this does not include the playground at Bourne Way, which does not belong to the Parish Council.

The Risk Assessment is shown below.

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   August Parish Council meeting    August 5, 2020

A Parish Council meeting is being held on Monday August 10th outside the Church Centre, starting at 6.00pm

If any member of the public wishes to raise questions at this meeting, please submit them to the Parish Clerk by 5.00pm on Sunday, using the email address clerk@burbage-pc.org.uk, and let the Clerk know if you intend to be at the meeting.

2 metre social distancing will be observed by Parish Council officials and members of the public at this meeting.


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   BURBAGE EMERGENCY PLAN    March 24, 2020

Burbage Emergency Plan has been updated to cover the current Covid-19 pandemic. Appendix D relates specifically to this type of emergency.

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   Extinguishment of (part of) width of footpath Burbage 6    January 28, 2020

Wiltshire Council have made an order to alter the width of Footpath 6 over land at Eastcourt Road. The section of the path to be extinguished is a 21 metre by 3.3 metre section running from OS Grid Reference SU 2342 6131 to SU 2344 6131. The remaining footpath will retain a width of 4.7 metres at this section.

Any representations or objections can be sent to Craig Harlow, Definitive Map Officer, Communities and Neighbourhood, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN not later than 5.00pm on 28th February

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   Notice of Conclusion of Audit    September 29, 2019

The accounts of Burbage Parish Council for the financial year 2018/2019 have been audited and signed off by the Government appointed external auditors. To view the documents, please see the links below.

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   Burbge Parish Council Accounts for 2018/19    June 16, 2019

Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance & Accountability Return

All documents relating to this Notice are shown below.

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   Notes from the Annual Parish Meeting    May 23, 2019

The Annual Parish Meeting was held in Burbage Village Hall on Thursday 23rd May. The notes and slides from the meeting can be found below

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   Burbage Emergency Plan    October 29, 2018

The latest version of the Burbage emergency plan can be viewed below.

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   Burbage Parish Council Audited Accounts    September 28, 2018

The Notice of Conclusion of Audit, and the audited accounts for 2017/2018 are attached below. The full accounts are available for inspection by arrangement with the Clerk.

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   Statutory Documents sent to External Auditors    May 29, 2018

Burbage Parish Council has submitted the statutory documents for the financial year 2017/18 to the new external auditors, PKF Littlejohn LLP, of 1 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4HD

Links to the scanned, signed versions of all documents can be found below.

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   Period for the Exercise of Public Rights    May 29, 2018

The period for the exercise of public rights begins on Monday 4th June, and ends on Friday 13th July.

The link to the notice is shown below.

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   Annual Parish Meeting    May 15, 2018

The Annual Parish Meeting will be held in Burbage Village Hall on Tuesday 15th May. The doors will open at 6.30pm, and the bar will be available. Various local groups will have display tables, and will have members on hand to give information, and to let you know how to get involved.

The formal part of the meeting begins at 7.30pm, with presentations from the Parish Council and other local organisations.

Please come along and find out what is happening in your parish.

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   New Clerk for Burbage Parish Council    September 22, 2014

We're pleased to announce that Miss Joyce Turner joins the Parish Council today as the new Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer. Joyce lives in Manningford Bruce and is a qualified accountant with considerable management experience.  She is taking over from Graham Francis who is moving from the area.  The Councillors are looking forward to working with Joyce and would also like to thank Graham and wish him well in his new home.

For the Clerk's new contact details please click here.

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