Seend Parish Council





As per our Governance and Accounting regulations, members of the Parish can inspect the 2017-18 Financial Accounts.    The dates set for the period for the exercise of public rights are:  Monday 2nd July to Friday 10th August.   Anyone wishing to take up this right should please contact the Clerk or Councillor Georgina A’Bear on 07706 850859  or email: or   Please contact both, to ensure that one or both of us respond.  We can then arrange a suitable time and place for you to look at the accounts file.    All Accounting and Governance statements, including our Internal Auditor’s report can be found on accounts page on this website.





Church Crossing, High Street Seend  2nd-6th July

There will be some disruption to traffic whilst the work is taking place  Traffic lights will be installed, so there will be short stretch of single file traffic.   These lights will be taken away on the night of 4th July tso as not to cause further disruption when the A365 is closed at Sells Green. See below.


Sells Green

On 04 July 2018 between the hours of 1900 and 00.00, the following length of road shall be closed to all traffic  to enable Tarmac to carry out carriageway resurfacing and associated maintenance works.   A365 Devizes Road (Part), Seend; from its junction with Station Road to its junction with A365 Bath Road.  A365 Bath Road, Seend; from its junction with A365 Devizes Road to its junction with A365 Sells Green.  A365 Sells Green, Seend; from its junction with A365 Bath Road to its junction with Spout Lane.


Alternative route: via A365 (Unaffected length) – A361 – A350 and vice versa.


Seend Cleeve

Temporary Closure of The Pelch from 31st July to 3rd August from a point outside property No.74, Seend for a distance of 40m in an easterly direction.  This is to enable: Wessex Water to carry out a sewer repair.  Alternative route: via Pelch Lane (unaffected length) – Bollands Hill – C226 Trowbridge Road – Pelch Lane (unaffected length) and vice versa.




We have a vacancy for a Parish Councillor.  Anyone intereted, please contact the Clerk.







This took place on 8th May in the Pavilion and was well attended.  Mr Terry James and Mrs Anita Heatley were re-elected as Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Parish Council.  Reports were given by the Chairman, Mrs Georgina A’Bear on the Neighbourhood Plan, the Clerk on finance and a report by Councillor Jonathon Seed.   Representatives of 13 Seend Clubs and organisations presented annual reports on their year’s activities.  









All residents are urged to respond to the Seend Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Documents:  Please click on the link below to take you to their website:




For any highways, rights of way, environmental or any other issues affecting the village, please contact the Clerk, or you can report the problem directly to the relevant department at Wiltshire County Council by using their MyWiltshire on-line reporting service.


Copy and paste the link into your google search bar to find out how to report an issue using the My Wiltshire on-line reporting system, and follow the guidelines.  If in doubt please contact the Clerk.


For further details click here:





The final draft of the Seend Parish Housing Survey can be found by clicking on the link below.







Winter Opening hours (1 Nov-31 March)  10am - 4pm  - Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun

Summer Opening hours (1 April-31 Oct)   9am-4pm -  Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun

Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays


Full Details of All Recycling Centres Opening Hours









Please click on the link below for the current timetable.






FREE shuttle service and 3 youth clubs each week at Canberra in Melksham, please see link below:










Mobile Library Visits - January–September 2018


Seend The Lye  09.40-10.00

Seend Cleeve  10.05-10.25

Bulkington The Well 11.05-11.30


Monday 8th January                          Monday 5th Feb

Monday 5th March                             Monday 26 April*

Monday 30 May                                 Monday 21 June

Monday 23 July                                  Monday 20th August

Monday 17 September


*These visits replace your normal visits which fall on Bank Holidays.





Please click on the link below for a summary of the recent Village Appraisal.





Community Police News


Members of our Community Policing Team will be in the village on a regular basis, to answer questions, queries or concerns you may have:


Our PCSO Contact is PCSO  Maggie Ledbury


Internal: 101 Ext 77436089 or Mobile: 07471028939


Divisional Headquarters, Hampton Park West, Semington. SN12 6QQ    






Emergency Guide Seend Parish Appraisal Good Neighbours Young_Melksham_Logo_500px Shuttle for Youth Clubs More Info.... Seend Parish Housing Survey Report SEEND SHUTTLE BUS TIMETABLE As at June 2017 Community Policing Newsletter January 2018 Household Recycling Centres Community Police newsletter February 2018 (2) Community Police Newsletter March 2018 Draft Mintues All Club Reports 2018 Community Police Newsletter June 2018 Job Description Responsibilities