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Despite the fact that this is not yet a formal application, a local resident has taken up the challenge.  You may care to sign her petition, and forward it to anyone you know. 



Heath End Road water leak (15/10/15) 

Hampshire County Council have now jetted the drains along Heath End Road, but the leak from land owned privately by various landowners continues.  Southern Water are prepared to repair this once more, as a gesture of goodwill, but, if the leak continues, the responsibility for its repair will then lie solely with the landowners.

Land at Bishopswood Lane, Tadley
Developers have asked BDBC whether they need to provide an Environmental Impact Assessment before making a formal planning application for approximately 290 houses in land off Bishopswood Lane, Tadley.

Are you aware of any environmental issues which may be affected by the development? If so, please let us know. This is not yet a formal planning application, but will probably become so, at which time relevant planning comments may then be made.



Bishopswood Lane Site
Bishopswood Lane Site Plan

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We hope you find the site informative and useful and that you will become one of our regular visitors! 


Baughurst Parish is located in northern Hampshire and includes the hamlet of Wolverton......click the links on the left or above to discover more about us!
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The next meeting of BAUGHURST PARISH COUNCIL will take place on Thursday 26 November 2015, 7.30 pm, Heath End Hall.

The World War 1 Tribute day, on Sunday 3 August 2014, was a great success.  Thank you to those who attended, and those who brought contributions with them.  Thanks are also due to Heath End hall, for the free hire of the hall, and Heath End WI, and the Trefoil Guild, for  providing teas and cakes.  Entertainment was provided by the ever popular Tadley Concert Brass Band, who performed a variety of songs from the era. 
We are seeking descendants of those who are named on the War Memorial, who are:
Heath End

Albert G Appleton; Frederick G Appleton; Walter J Cripps; John B Greenup; Merrick H McConnell; William J Monger; Leonard J Rampton; Ernest Sandford; Tom Taylor; George Warren; Frederick J Webb

Francis B Abbott; William S Bennett; George E Jacob; Robert Jacob; Alexander G Kelly; Sidney M Kelly; Frank Kernutt; William Kernutt; Harry Lawes; William Richardson; Charles Powell; Frederick Smith

If you are related to any of them, please contact the Clerk on 0118 981 2944.  We are also seeking descendants of any Baughurst residents who served in the Great War.

What is a Parish Council?
The Council is the lowest tier of local government but is at the grassroots of the community. The Council normally consists of 11 voluntary Councillors (currently there are two vacancies) who are elected for a four year term of office to serve and administer for the needs of the residents of Baughurst Parish.  In the event of a mid-term vacancy occurring, a new member is elected or co-opted until the next full election. The Parish Councillors determine and set policy to cater for the social, cultural, welfare and environmental needs of our residents and employ a part time Clerk to the Council to implement policy decisions.

All Councillors adhere to the Parish Council Code of Conduct and complete a Register of Interests. The Councillors have formed into sub-councils to concentrate on in-depth concerns in the local community. The committees are listed here:
General Purposes
Playing Fields and Open Spaces

Interested in becoming a Parish Councillor?
Why not attend as a member of the public for a few meetings, and if this encourages you to get involved, perhaps speak with an existing Councillor or the Parish Council Clerk who can provide more information about Parish Council elections and mid-term vacancies?

When does the Parish Council meet?
The Parish Council generally meets on the 4th Thursday in each month.  The meetings are held either in the Heath End Village Hall or Wolverton Village Hall, with the exception of August and December.  Primarily most meetings are held in Heath End  hall, except the May, June and July meetings, where the meetings are generally held at Wolverton Village Hall.  The meetings are open to the public and all are welcome to listen to the proceedings,  Visiting public are not entitled to participate in the business of the meeting without the invitation of the Chairman. Two short Public Question slots are always scheduled in the agenda.