Local Plan Consultation Comments

Braishfield Parish Council considers that Braishfield should remain in Northern Test Valley. The village embraces its characteristics as a rural community accommodating organic growth and aligning itself with rural central Test Valley.  By aligning ourselves with Northern Test Valley, we feel that Braishfield is a far better match with central Test Valley rather than the…

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Braishfield Village Design Statement

I am happy to inform you that the revised Braishfield Village Design Statement was adopted by the Test Valley Borough Council Cabinet. The document received compliments from many of the Members on the quality and content of the document. View the VDS here 

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Storm Eunice – Emergency Numbers

In case of emergency Loss of Electricity Phone 105 or SSE on 0800 072 7282 If you require special assistance call SSE on 0800 072 7282294 3259 to register for Priority Services Water supply or wastewater emergencies, blocked drains or possible pollution  Phone Southern Water on 0330 303 0368  ********* Police Phone 101 or 999 if…

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TVBC Local Plan – Public Consultation

Consultation Process  The Local Plan 2040 Regulation 18 Stage 1 will be out to public consultation for an 8 period running from 11 February 2022 to noon on 8 April 2022.  We have chosen to make the document available for public consultation for 8 weeks to provide greater time for representations to be made. The…

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Play Area Repair Questionnaire

Thank you for completing this form. Its purpose is to provide evidence of support to TVBC to replace certain play equipment. The total cost, including a new safety mat, will be around £40,000. Please complete this very simple questionnaire as an indication. Please ‘read more’ to access the link. https://forms.gle/99yWghBPFdfnCA166

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Test Valley Next Local Plan and Local Development Scheme

The Council continues to progress with the preparation of our next Local Plan and we wish to provide an update on the latest position and way forward including an updated timetable. Technical work is ongoing, including on compiling an updated evidence base, and on consideration of the comments made in response to the Refined Issues…

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Playground Update

Some of you may have noticed that the basket swing in the play area has been removed and the area taped off. This was due to safety reasons following a recent inspection by TVBC. We are in the process of seeking a repair to the frame, but as there is a national timber shortage at…

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Temporary Closure – Braishfield Footpath 4

UPDATE 4th September 2021 Works are in hand to remove the barn and should be completed by 21st September.  We will notify if the work is completed before that date. This footpath has been closed for your safety as the barn adjoining Paynes Hay Road has been deemed unsafe.  Works are in hand to remove the…

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Reports of Dog Fouling in the Village

Thank you to those who have been clearing up the dog mess in our village. However, the Council has recently received reports of dog mess still around the village, especially on the Recreation Ground. We would like to remind dog owners to clear up, especially checking and monitoring if your dog is off the lead.…

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Hampshire County Council – Balancing the Budget

Help us shape decisions on future spending by Hampshire County Council. Our Balancing the Budget consultation has launched today and runs until 18 July, to gather views on how to meet a budget shortfall of £80m by April 2024. Go online to take part: https://www.hants.gov.uk/balancingthebudget    

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Community Litter Pick and Wildflower Planting

Thank you again to the wonderful volunteers who helped with our community litter picking morning in April. We know many of you already help with litter picking all year round and we are very grateful to all of you. As you will see from the photo(s), there was quite a haul! Perhaps one of the…

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Braishfield Village Design Statement (VDS)

Below is the link to the draft VDS document which is now live on the TVBC website. This provides the opportunity to view and comment to TVBC on the document by Friday 28th May 2021. https://testvalley.gov.uk/planning-and-building/planningpolicy/village-design-statements/draft-braishfield-revised-vds-spd    

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