20 is the new 30!!

Please be aware that as indicated by the new signage the speed through the majority of the village has now been reduced to 20. We hope this will make the village a nicer place to be and protect those enjoying our village from vehicles travelling at excessive speeds through the narrow road. Please lead by example and keep to the 20 mile limit, encouraging those not familiar with our roads to follow... read more

Referendum on Oaksey Neighbourhood Plan

Please find attached a link to the final version of the Neighbourhood Plan that will be the subject of a village referendum on 28th March.   Please take the time to review the document so you can make an informed decision on the day.  Further details regarding the vote will be issued to every household by Wiltshire council over the coming weeks. Final Neighbourhood Plan Key Dates for the Referendum Wiltshire Council Referendum on the Oaksey Neighbourhood Plan Timetable of Proceedings for Thursday 28 March 2019 Publication of Information Statement and Specified Documents Monday 18 February 2019 Notice of Referendum Thursday 21 February 2019 1st batch Poll cards sent to electors Monday 4 March 2019 1st Batch Postal Votes Sent To Existing Postal Voters (as at the date of the Notice of Election) around Friday 8 March 2019 Last Date to Register to Vote Tuesday 12 March 2019 Deadline to cancel or amend existing postal or proxy arrangements 5:00 pm Wednesday 13 March 2019 Deadline for Receipt of New Postal Vote Applications 5:00 pm Wednesday 13 March 2019 Publication of Notice of Poll Wednesday 20 March 2019 Deadline for Receipt of Proxy Vote Applications 5:00 pm Wednesday 20 March 2019 Deadline for Appointment of Poll and Count Agents Thursday 21 March 2019 First Day to Issue Replacement Lost Postal Ballot Papers Friday 22 March 2019 Supplementary Postal Vote Opening Thursday 28 March 2019 Day of Poll 7:00 am to 10:00 pm Thursday 28 March 2019 Deadline for Receipt of Emergency Proxy Vote Applications5:00 pm Thursday 28 March 2019 Last Day to Issue Replacement Spoilt or Lost Postal Ballot Papers5:00 pm... read more

Village Correspondent Needed

A new village correspondent is needed for Oaksey’s weekly community news in the Gazette & Herald.  The post is voluntary, as the Gazette will no longer pay lineage. Anyone interested can contact Linda Durno on (01249) 750514 or email... read more

Special Education Needs Review

Wiltshire Council is welcoming the views of parents, carers, pupils, staff and the public on its vision to transform special needs education. The statutory consultation into the future vision for special schools in Wiltshire is now online. People are encouraged to send in their views on the council vision to transform special needs education. Please view the information here... read more

Road Enhancements Starting January 2019

Starting in January 2019 the signage throughout the village will be enhanced and de-cluttered together with some amendments to road markings, which we hope will reduce speeds through the village. Please see the attached plans for full details. Road... read more

Village First Aiders

To remind everybody that we have a group of trained first-aiders for emergencies in the Village. Please ensure you call an ambulance first in any emergency then use the phone numbers included for help before the ambulance arrives. Please keep the list in a safe place. First Aiders Contact... read more

Refuse Collection and Recycling Schedule

The recycling, garden waste and household waste collection calendar for the period June 2018 – May 2019.  You can get further information on the Wiltshire local government website here. Updated Collection Calendar  ... read more