Tag Archives: care home

In the news

It was nice to see some Old Sarum stories on the Salisbury Journal website today. I’m afraid I don’t follow football myself, but I’m bound to take something of an interest when the cheers at the Ray Mac stadium can be heard so loudly from my house! Well done to Salisbury City FC on their …

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Care home finally given green light

The Wiltshire Council planning website has been in a kind of limbo in the last few weeks, and this evening it became obvious they had been making some changes behind the scenes. The new system is virtually useless when I try to do a blanket search for all applications in Old Sarum, and no longer …

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A few words from Wiltshire Councillor Ian McLennan

Ian McLennan was kind enough to email me after stumbling across this blog, and thought it unfair that I portrayed his predominance in Old Sarum affairs in a sinister light. He kindly took the time to fill in some background as to why he “has his finger in all the pies”. He has agreed that I …

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When will there be a decision on the care home proposal?

A decision was “expected by 10th July” on the planning permission for a 120 bed care home on the site between Ramsbury Drive and the Shaw Trust, by the Axe roundabout. So far, no decision has been made, so I took another look at the documentation to see if anything further has been submitted. A …

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Soft Play and Care Home – last minute documents

While I thought everyone had had their say and we were just awaiting the decision on the proposed Soft Play facility on the Sarum Business Park, there have been new documents appearing on the Council website. While the response from Highways says there is no issue with parking, they mention that the quantity of spaces …

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Planning news

Two planning applications have been put in to Wiltshire Council recently that Old Sarum residents should know about. One is for a new soft play facility and the other is for a care home. The soft play would be down the road behind the Land Rover dealership and would also include a climbing wall. Other …

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