Stonehenge

Exploring the World Heritage Site and Beyond

Back in February of 2020, Winterbourne Stoke Parish Council, as stakeholders with the Stonehenge World Heritage Site Committee, were actively involved in the Exploring the World Heritage Site and... Read More

Onboard and Online: Grant Shapps Approves the A303 Stonehenge Scheme

We've been deliberately slow to react to the news last Thursday (12/11/2020) from the Department for Transport that Secretary of State, Grant Shapps, had decided to approve the Development Consent... Read More

Government Looking at Private Finance to Improve the A303 – Delays Seem Inevitable

Villagers may be very interested to made aware of the 2017 Annual Report on the Government Major Projects Portfolio (GMPP) from the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA),  published yesterday... Read More

Parish Council Response to the A303 Stonehenge Scheme Public Consultation

The Parish Council has today uploaded its response to the A303 Stonehenge Scheme Public Consultation to the Documents section of this website.  This has had to be split into two parts because of... Read More

A Lot of Furious Paddling

It has been almost a week since we held the Meeting for the Parish to discuss concerns about the proposed A303 bypass routes around Winterbourne Stoke. If everything seems to have gone quiet, rest... Read More

The Highways England Response To Our Request For More Detailed Information

Following the A303 Consultation Meetings of 13th and 14th January, and comments received, Highways England were asked for more detail.  A lot more detail: ...when you scratched away at the surface,... Read More

A303 Presentation – Lots of Pretty Pictures But Was There Much Substance?

UPDATED: 1600 Mon 16th January The Parish Council got  an early sight of the Highways England A303 options for Winterbourne Stoke on Friday 13th January (Not a very auspicious date if you are a... Read More

The UK’s Worst-Kept Secret: A Stonehenge Tunnel and Bypass For Winterbourne Stoke

As late as last night we were still being told by Highways England that the Press conference releasing the news on what was going to be put forward for the A303 Stonehenge Scheme Public Consultation... Read More

A303 Stonehenge Scheme Public Consultation: Twiddling Our Thumbs

Well, the one thing we can say for certain about the planned A303 Stonehenge Scheme Public Consultation is that the silence from Highways England is pretty deafening.   Parishioners are left... Read More

A303 Stonehenge Scheme Public Consultation – Does Confusion Reign?

We promised to keep parishioners abreast of developments in relation to the public consultation on the A303 Stonehenge scheme - being so close, as it is, to village interests.  That was on Thursday... Read More

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