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Planning Department Weekly List

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The following applications have been received by Cotswold District Council. Information about any application can be viewed on the Council’s website or during normal office hours at the Council’s offices in Trinity Road, Cirencester.

A FEARLESS man from Sherston is preparing to jump out of a plane to raise money for charity.

Cane Gibbings will do a skydive next Friday, May 26, to raise money for Cancer Research UK, a charity that he says is something very close to his heart.

WITH less than a week left to register to vote in the general election, residents in North Wiltshire are being urged to register so they can have their say on who runs the country.

THE news that there has been a wave of drug use in Malmesbury is alarming for such a small town.

What makes the situation worse is how young the offenders are, just 18 and 19 years old.

POLICE in Malmesbury are stepping up their fight against illegal drug use in one of the town’s car parks, in a bid to prevent the problem escalating.

The crackdown comes after an incident on May 9 when two male teenagers were stopped in the High Street.

WILTSHIRE Council has confirmed a new look cabinet following the local elections that took place earlier this month, with important roles for several Conservative councillors in North Wiltshire.

At the first new meeting of the council, which took place at County Hall in Trowbridge yesterday, it was decided that Baroness Scott of Bybrook will continue in her role as leader of the council for the next four years.

LEA put their own twist on the scarecrow trail tradition this weekend, with a Pig Chase on Sunday.

There were 28 creative swines made by schools, pre-schools and clubs from the surrounding area, as visitors from Malmesbury, Tetbury, Crudwell, Brinkworth, Charlton, Cleverton and Lacock puzzled over the cryptic clues around the trail.

TEENAGER Toby Chamberlain has been announced as this year’s winner of the James Dyson Foundation scholarship after impressing judges with his unusual choice of an engineering product that inspired him.

Each year, as part of the company’s commitment to support and encourage young people to becoming engineers, the James Dyson Foundation offers a scholarship to one A-Level student at Malmesbury School who plans to study a science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM) subject at university.

AT a meeting of Cricklade Town Council on Monday evening, chairman Mark Clarke and vice-chairman Angela Jensen were re-elected to serve another year in their roles.

Councillor Clarke has been chairman of the council for the last four years.

AN A-Level student at Malmesbury School with a passion for Maths will be heading university debt-free thanks to a four-year scholarship from the James Dyson Foundation.

Eighteen year-old Toby Chamberlain found out he won the scholarship, which is awarded every year to one student intending to study science, technology, engineering, product design or maths at university, meaning all his tuition fees for the next three or four years will be paid in advance.


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