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Down Ampney Parish Council

Your Parish Council met on the 7th September.


We were pleased to welcome a representative of Sanctuary Housing Development to our meeting for a question and answer session related to the Broadway Farm ‘development’. It transpires that the company, having agreed terms of the building costs with their preferred contractor were left high and dry when, owing to escalating material costs, the contractor pulled out of the negotiation.

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Two Down Ampney Primary School pupils, Casper and Milly, enjoying the monkey bars climbing frame.

Down Ampney families are celebrating after the village raised enough money to save its much-loved playground

The playground was suffering from 20 years’ wear and tear and Down Ampney Parish Council needed to raise more than £37,000 for a new play surface. If the money was not raised, it was feared that the playground would have to close, as last year’s RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) inspection reported that it posed a medium risk. It deteriorated further since then.

Down Ampney Newsletter September 2021 Issue

Please click here to read September 2021 issue of our Down Amnpey Newsletter.

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