M4 J16 works

Preparatory work for Junction 16 improvements well underway Work to build the contractor’s site compound off Hay Lane has continued with the installation of the main site offices.  Vegetation clearance, trial holes, work entrances, and other works needed to get the junction ready for construction are underway, and the temporary 40mph speed limit has now… read more

Benefits Cap

The Benefits Cap, which limits the amount of Welfare Benefit a household can receive, is being reduced from 7th November 2016. The amount that families, couples and lone parents can receive will be £385 per week (£20,000 per annum) and £258 per week (£13,400 p.a.) for single persons. Households are exempt from the cap, if… read more

M4 J15 update

A press release has been issued which states that J15 will be upgraded as part of SBC’s drive to improve key highway interchanges. Jointly funded by Highways England and developers contributions (Persimmon and Redrow) The work is to include: Widening of the southbound carriageway of the A419 to the M4 eastbound. Dedicated left turn slip… read more

Road Safety around Chiseldon Village

The Parish Council have asked SBC for assistance with speed calming issues around Chiseldon Village, we have the following updates from our Ward Councillors: Turning Mirror when exiting Turnball onto Hodson Road: “As funding is limited, requests are priority based, if pictures can be taken of parked vehicles in Turnball to illustrate the issues that… read more

Full Council meeting on 14th November

Full Council meeting on 14th November at the Recreation Hall. The meeting will start at 7.30 with the usual council matters, we are aiming to start the agenda item about the Build Out as close to 8.00pm as possible. Please note this is part of the full council meeting and not a separate meeting. The… read more