FAME free fuel may be more expensive to purchase initially but will help avoid possible costly side effects to your boats fuel systems in the longer term.

The following are suggested canal boating routes that you can take from Hilperton Marina:

The Bristol Avon forms part of the northern boundary of the parish. Semington Brook flows through the parish to its junction with the Avon.

This type of fuel can contain up to 7% biodiesel or FAME (fatty acid methyl ester) which can cause detrimental side effects in storage and when used in boats.

There are three main parts of the village:

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Hilperton House dates from the 18th century and is Grade II* listed.[4]

In the west of the parish is the village of Hilperton Marsh which has a petrol station and store, and is adjacent to the village of Staverton (a separate parish) and the Canal Road Industrial Estate (part of Trowbridge). In the north is the rural hamlet of Whaddon.

The parish council has funded the planning application for this scheme. At its June meeting, the council again discussed the application, taking into account the concerns expressed by many residents living in the vicinity of the proposed skate park.  It was agreed that, rather than withdraw the application, it should be allowed to run its [...]

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What are the benefits? – Less harmful emissions – Reduce risk of biological contamination or diesel bug in your fuel systems

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Wiltshire Councillor Ernie Clark has obtained by means of freedom of information an interesting if somewhat unusal email (see http://ernieclark.org.uk/index.php/news/shownewsitem/2785) from Lance Allan of Trowbridge Town Council to various unconnected councillors, just 45 minutes before crucial matters are discussed regarding the CGR. Full coverage of the meeting is available on the webcast HERE

Hilperton is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. It is separated by only a few fields (the Hilperton Gap) from the northeastern edge of the town of Trowbridge and is approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from Trowbridge town centre.

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The small Church of England parish church of St Mary at Whaddon is Grade II* listed.[3]

The following are suggested short break canal holidays that you can take from Hilperton Marina:

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A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 7. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1953.

The response to Wiltshire Council of the current Community Governance Review is published. A copy of the Review is available to view or download.

The Kennet and Avon Canal crosses the rural section of the parish and forms the western boundary of Hilperton Marsh, where there is a marina.

The Wiltshire Council working group has published its recommendations for the Hilperton area. They can be viewed at http://cms.wiltshire.gov.uk/mgA.aspx?M=10304&LLL=0 The final decision will be made by WC next Tuesday and the public are entitled to speak at the meeting.

Bradford on Avon/Bottom of Caen and return

Welcome to Hilperton CofE Primary School.

The downloads are direct from democratic services at Wiltshire Council regrading the CGR votes by councillor. Interestingly do Lib Dems all “think” the same? GROUP 1 – Schemes 18, 22 (amendment) & 22  All Lib Dems voted the same & Lib Dem Trevor Carbin abstained on all 3 votes GROUP 2 – Wyke Rd & […]

Wiltshire Council chose to HILPEXIT by only 3 votes (38 to 35) at the full council meeting on 12th July. That was close, but was it a united approach from Hilperton Parish Council? Data obtained from the webcast archive (was not visible on the day) clearly shows that Hilperton resident, and Hilperton Parish Councillor Trevor […]

The Parish Council has ‘strongly objected’ to the application. The full text is also available on Ernie Clark’s website. HPC has ‘srongly objected’ to the application. As a ‘statutory consultee’ the parish council has made the following comments….  ‘Hilperton Parish Council STRONGLY OBJECTS to this planning application.  Outline reasons are given below and will be [...]

Hilperton is an ancient civil parish with its own elected parish council. It is in the area of Wiltshire Council unitary authority, which is responsible for all significant local government functions.

The EU Directive 2009/30/EC requires that, from 1st January 2011, all gas oil marketed for use in canal boats must contain no more than 10 milligrams of sulphur per kilogram of fuel (virtually ‘sulphur free’). A concern is that some suppliers will provide ‘road diesel’ with a red marker dye.

Will this be a similar experience to the £350 million for the NHS? Back in 2014 a draft set of Paxcroft Mead Residents’ Association minutes stated as follows:- see post at http://ernieclark.org.uk/index.php/news/shownewsitem/2787 Cllr Roger Andrews seen in the photograph, stating his case at the Council meeting on 12th July. p.s he did not mention the […]


When does a conflict of interest no longer become a conflict of interest? Following on from the letters in the Wiltshire Times & Parish Magazine (when Cllr Ernie Clark, suggests we demand explanations from our nearest Lib Dem councillors) regarding the voting practices of the Lib Dem’s in the CGR voting on 12th July. We […]

An electoral ward of the same name exists. The ward stretches from Hilperton north to the edge of Trowbridge and north east to Whaddon. The total population of this ward taken from the 2011 census was 4,967.[2]

Hilperton's parish church of Saint Michael and All Angels dates from the Middle Ages but was "restored" in 1852 by T.H. Wyatt.

At its meeting on the 12th July, Wiltshire Council decided to ignore the recommendations of its own Community Governance Review working group for the Paxcroft Mead area south of the A361. By 38 votes to 35 (with 5 abstentions) the councillors rejected the scheme submitted by the parish council which would have kept the majority of [...]

Dear Cllr Carbin & Cllr Oldrieve, Further to all the recent articles published across various media (Wiltshire Times) and social outlets the evidence points heavily to the Lib Dems voting or being co-ordinated as one. This is despite a tweet from Cllr Jon Hubbard advising to the contrary. Please can you both provide an explanation […]