Midlands Junction

With effect from Monday 19th July parking restrictions will come into force in the lay-byes on both sides of the road. Parking will be limited to 30 minutes with no return within 2 hours Monday-Saturday 8am – 6pm. Signs will be placed on the grey posts already in situ. This is being done to reserve the parking for passing trade at the shop.

Due to an error at installation, further work is required to reduce the height of the shelter before fitting seating, backing and roof. Unfortunately the Parish Council have not been advised as to when this will be done.

Extraordinary full council meeting 29 march 2021

A Full Parish Council Meeting will be held by Zoom Video Conference on Monday 29 March at 7.30pm to discuss and propose a formal response to Planning Application 21/01207/FUL, The Old Coal Yard, Station Road

Change of use of land from storage and distribution to commercial use to allow for the manufacture of candles and scented products (part retrospective): the demolition of a storage building: the provision of a new standalone building: the extension of an existing building to provide manufacturing, storage, office and laboratory floor area as well as staff welfare facilities, the provision of staff parking: associated works. If you wish to join the meeting click the following link https://zoom.us/j/91623431191?pwd=SGFiNTFBVFZOTFlMQURsTFUzUUJVUT09

Parish Council elections 6 may 2021

Nominations have now opened for prospective Councillors to register their application for Holt Parish Council. The current edition of Holt Magazine provides details of Council Structure and Duties. This is an opportunity to influence how the local precept is used to improve conditions in the village for residents. Recent examples are providing financial support to the Luncheon Club, The Youth Club, and contributing to the costs of improving the junction at the Tollgate. Also liaising with Wiltshire Council to improve the pavements through re surfacing and we must mention plans for trees following the removal of those on Ham Green.

If you meet the following eligibility criteria then you can apply:

Section 79(1) of the Local Government Act 1972 (“the 1972 Act”) provides, unless disqualified a person is qualified to be elected and to be a councillor if they are a qualifying Commonwealth citizen or an EU citizen and on the day on which they are nominated and, if there is a poll, the day of the election they are 18 years of age or over and:

 a) on that day they are and thereafter continues to be a local government elector for the area of the authority; or

 b) they are during the whole of the 12 months preceding that day occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in that area; or

 c) their principal or only place of work during that 12 months has been in that area; or

d) they have during the whole of those 12 months resided in that area; or

e) in the case of a member of a parish or community council have during the whole of those 12 months resided either in the parish or community or within three miles of it.

Further information is available from the Parish Clerk on clerk@holtparishcouncil.gov.uk or Tel 07818 025 676. In addition if you wish to speak with a current Councillor to assist in your nomination or obtain further information on the role this will be arranged by the Clerk.

ROAD CLOSURE JANUARY 2021


To enable Gas Transportation Co Ltd to carry out excavation to lay new gas main to new development the road will be closed at The Midlands (Part), Holt ; from its junction with The Elms for a distance of approximately 20
metres in an easterly direction.
Alternative route: via The Midlands (unaffected length) – B3107 The Street and vice versa. The notice can be viewed here and the indicative plan here

Parish Council Meeting

Holt Parish Council will hold a meeting by video conference call at 7.30pm on Thursday 22 October at 7.30pm. Any member of the public wishing to attend or to raise any issue should contact the Clerk on 783335 or by e-mail to clerk@holtparishcouncil.gov.uk. The agenda may be found here.

Footpaths 7 & 8 – Advisory information

Information – Footpaths Holt 7 & 8 crossing the field behind the Midlands Industrial Estate.
The field has been ploughed and re-seeded as the grass quality had become very poor, it would be greatly appreciated if walkers could use the perimeter of the field until the grass has had a chance to establish. A gentle reminder to dog owners to pick up and take home dog faeces as these are highly dangerous to cows (& children!).
The definitive rights of way remain as before but would appreciate your co-operation in the short term. The additional fencing has been removed to allow more grazing for stock.

NB: Footpath map can be found on the Footpaths Page of this website

Parish Council Meeting

Holt Parish Council will hold a meeting by video conference call at 7.30pm on Thursday 24 September at 7.30pm. Any member of the public wishing to attend or to raise any issue should contact the Clerk on 783335 or by e-mail to clerk@holtparishcouncil.gov.uk. The agenda may be found at http://holtparishcouncil.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/24-September-2020-Agenda.pdf

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