Cllr Brian Dalton. Working for Harnham

Wiltshire & City Councillor for Harnham. Born in Harnham, always lived in Harnham ward, fights for Harnham in Trowbridge Learn more

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City Council Meeting

by Brian Dalton on 10 March, 2019

A full meeting of the City council takes place on 11th March at the Guildhall from 6.30pm. The meeting is open to the public and the agenda and Reports are HERE. A briefing on the High St bid by Wiltshire council will take place, for what will be an interesting agenda! See you there!

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In a Salisbury Journal article today, Wiltshire council finally admit that their plans were “Rushed”, but they are still not listening to the public, who do not want the Library to move and certainly not into a space the size of a shoe box. Quoting the corporate director, Alistair Cunningham “That was Phase One and […]

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40ft Rule has protected our City

by Brian Dalton on 23 February, 2019


by Brian Dalton on 8 February, 2019

  We’ll be outside the Library this Saturday, 10am to 12pm to collect signatures against the plans by the Tories to close our Library and move it to a space 70% smaller. If you’re in Town tomorrow, please come and see us and sign the petition. Both LibDem and Labour will present the combined petition […]

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Save our Library! Sign the petition now.

by Brian Dalton on 27 January, 2019

Salisbury Library is under threat. The Tories want to close it and move it temporarily to a building 70%, yes 70% smaller than the current Library, about 150m away on Fisherton St. It’s the second busiest Library in the South West region, after Exeter. It ain’t broke, don’t fix it! The Planning Application is HERE […]

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New Harnham Ward Boundary for 2021

by Brian Dalton on 3 November, 2018

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) are reviewing the Wiltshire council Ward Boundaries. Surprisingly, they are content to keep 98 wards, which is really unheard of. Neighbouring Cornwall, are being reduced from 123 to 87 councillors. Toilet talk perhaps with the Baroness and LGBCE? Harnham is at last, being re-united, which is good news. […]

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Tory cabinet ‘aproves’ housing allocations

by Brian Dalton on 3 July, 2018

The cabinet this morning, recommended approval to full council next Tuesday, the housing allocation sites, which has caused consternation locally. The only adjustments they made, was lopping off some housing for Market Lavington. Crazy. So, we are likely to be faced with 740 houses along Netherhampton Rd. My cynical head tells me, this number will […]

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You couldn’t make this up. The Tories voted to close the tourist information centre (TIC) behind the Guildhall- the centre of town, to relocate it to Shopmobility, under Sainsbury’s. This is a barmy decision by a barmy council. They plan to spend approx £37,000 of local taxpayers money on this short term, short sighted scheme. […]

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Coombe Rd Railings UPDATE

by Brian Dalton on 11 June, 2018

Hurrah! I’ve Got both local councils to paint the railings in Coombe Rd. One will supply paint, the other, labour! This will finally tidy up, what was an eyesore until last year, when the rails were repaired by Wiltshire, after years of nagging and nagging!

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