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William Morris Primary School – Coffee Morning

WILLIAM Morris Primary School will be holding an informal ‘Coffee Morning’ on Wednesday 19th December 2018. The event will
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Tadpole Garden Village Newsletter

If you are new to Tadpole Garden Village and missed the latest edition of my community news, then
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Ladies of Tadpole

THE Ladies of Tadpole wish all our villagers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and healthy New
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Arkell’s Pub Plans Unveiled

TADPOLE Garden Village residents got a ‘Taste of Arkell’s’ at an exclusive preview event on Tuesday 27th November. Around
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Santa turns on TGV Christmas Lights!

TADPOLE Garden Village residents defied the inclement weather with a strong show of support at the inaugural Christmas
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Christmas Meet Your Neighbours Event

TADPOLE Garden Village residents kicked off the festive period with a Christmas Meet Your Neighbours and Quiz evening
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Another Award for TGV

We are delighted to announce that Tadpole Garden Village gained another accolade on Friday 16th November in the
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Christmas Services at St Andrew’s Church

Christmas is coming – Celebrate at St Andrew’s Church (SN25 2DW) this December… Sunday 16th              6.30pm           Carols by
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Great Western Academy officially opens

We are delighted to announce the opening of Swindon’s new Great Western Academy. A special assembly was held
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Employment Opportunity at GWA

GWA are able to offer the opportunity to join our site team on a casual basis and are
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SBC Publishes Results of ‘Call for Sites’

Tuesday 9th October 2018 As part of the evidence gathering process to support the review of the Swindon
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Revised Plans for Local Centre

Following a design review, Crest Nicholson has submitted a planning application to Swindon Borough Council (SBC) for revised
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Update: Temporary Sales Unit

Having received feedback from residents about concerns relating to the siting of a temporary sales unit on the
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TGV Areas of Responsibility

Dear Residents, Recently there was a request from a resident for a definitive list of the responsibilities in
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Plans for Temporary Sales Unit

CREST Nicholson will shortly be submitting plans to Swindon Borough Council for the siting of a temporary mobile
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Great Western Academy – Open Evenings

The Great Western Academy are holding two open evenings – with full details below. Year 6 – Open
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Arkell’s Update

ON Wednesday 12th September, Community Mobiliser Chris Tanner met with George Arkell to discuss the latest plans for
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Sports Pitches and Pavilion Proposals

On Wednesday 29th August the second Steering Group meeting with Crest Nicholson Strategic Projects was held regarding the
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Plans Approved for TGV Local Centre

FOLLOWING the consultation on revised plans submitted earlier this month, Crest Nicholson is pleased to have received planning
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Local Centre – Revised Plans Submitted

Revised Proposals for Tadpole Local Centre Submitted to Swindon Borough Council FOLLOWING feedback from the community and responses
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Traffic Calming Measures at TGV & David Wilsons Home Update

In response to feedback received from the TGV community, Crest Nicholson Strategic Projects, alongside their site engineers, have
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TGVCIC – Handover of Assets Update

Since the previous site update your PREIM Ltd Estate Manager, Simon New, has been working alongside Crest Nicholson
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TGV Visit to Blunsdon Railway

TADPOLE Garden Village residents are invited to an exclusive behind the scenes visit to Blunsdon Station on Sunday
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Corrective measures to ground areas

Due to the warm weather conditions the ground at Tadpole Garden Village has become very dry and this
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William Morris Way Road Works

CREST Nicholson Strategic Projects are due to carry out road finishing works on the 17th, 18th and 19th
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Sunday Times nomination for TGV

We are delighted to announce that Tadpole Garden Village has been shortlisted in the Best Community Living and
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Sports Pitches and Pavilion Proposals on The Common

Drop-in Event Held to Discuss Sports Pitches and Pavilion Proposals on The Common A drop-in event for the
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Community Sports Facilities – Update

Application made for New Community Sports Pitches and Pavilion on The Common As part of Crest’s commitment to
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Tadpole Summer Fair – Saturday 7 July

THE Tadpole Summer Fair takes place on Saturday 7th July, organised by the friends of Tadpole Farm CE
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Connecting the Community

Neighbourhood Watch is not just about making your neighbourhood a safer place to live; it’s about being a
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TGV named ‘Best Housing Scheme’

TADPOLE GARDEN VILLAGE RECOGNISED AS “BEST HOUSING SCHEME” IN PLANNING AWARDS CREST Nicholson is celebrating its success after
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Local Centre Planning Application Submitted

CREST Nicholson are delighted to have recently submitted a planning application for the local centre at the heart
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Greene Street – Electrical Works

CREST Strategic Projects are planning on carrying out some electrical works in a localised area of Greene St.
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Road Closures and Diversions

IT has become apparent there has been some confusion over the messaging of proposed road diversions within TGV.
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Preim – Areas of Responsibility

Currently, the only communal amenities that TGVCIC has a responsibility to maintain and repair (which Preim carries out
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’20 is Plenty’ Campaign Launched

PUPILS from Tadpole Farm CE Primary Academy have created a powerful and creative reminder for motorists to slow
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Quiz Night Success

CONGRATULATIONS to the St. Andrew’s All Stars who were the inaugural winners of the Tadpole Genius Trophy at
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Arkell’s secures new pub site

WILTSHIRE brewery Arkell’s is celebrating the announcement of its first new-build pub site for fifteen years after buying
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New community play park unveiled

AWARD-WINNING Crest Nicholson and managing agents Preim hosted an event for the Tadpole Garden Village community on Easter
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Easter Event & Play Park Opening Information

TADPOLE Garden Village residents are being invited to play an active part in the opening of the new
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Win £100 voucher with TGV Travel Plan Survey

IN order to help us make improvements to the Tadpole Garden Village Travel Plan, and to monitor its
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Crest Nicholson: Development Update

MUCH is happening behind the scenes at Tadpole Garden Village. Crest Nicholson continue to build on the successful
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Low Temperatures – Take Care

At present all of the roads, highways and footpaths within the development are the responsibility of Crest Nicholson
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Steering Committee Meeting – Updates

THE Tadpole Garden Village Community Interest Company (CIC) steering committee met last night (Tuesday 20th February 2018) with
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AGM Notice & FAQ Document

RESIDENTS should have received an invite to the Tadpole Garden Village Community Interest Company Annual Meeting either via
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Preim Appointments Available

BETWEEN 5.30pm – 6.30pm on Tuesday 20th February 2018 your PREIM Ltd account manager, Simon New, will be
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Women’s Institute (WI) at TGV

TADPOLE Garden Village resident Ann Fitzgerald is heading up a new Women’s Institute (WI) group, and is inviting
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Bus Service Changes

STARTING on Sunday 18th February 2018, the no. 4 bus service will now operate from Tadpole Garden Village
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Churchward School – Consultation Event

Dear Residents, I am getting in touch to introduce myself and let you know about a new school
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Residents Kick-Off Christmas at TGV

TADPOLE Garden Village residents kicked off Christmas a little early with a festive evening of fun and games
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TGV Christmas Bake Off!

AS part of festive season celebrations, Tadpole Garden Village residents are invited to take part in the inaugural
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Tadpole Garden Village Travel Information Guide

TADPOLE Garden Village is a new development which seeks to combine the very best of town and country
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Great Western Academy Consultation

As part of work which is carried out during the pre-opening phase, Great Western Academy is carrying out
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Tadpole Garden Village celebrates success at the Sunday Times British Homes Awards 2017

CREST Nicholson’s Tadpole Garden Village development in Swindon has been announced as a finalist in the ‘Outstanding Placemaking’
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Meet Your Neighbours Event

TADPOLE Garden Village residents are invited to our next social event on Thursday 19th October. This is your
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Residents invited to join TGV Working Groups

THE Tadpole Garden Village Community Interest Company is now keen to add further structure to the planning, activation
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A Walk on the Wild Side

AROUND 40 Tadpole Garden Village residents enjoyed an evening of exploration with the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust on Tuesday
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Wiltshire Wildlife Trust Walk

Residents are invited to join Rosie Sims of the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust and Community Mobiliser, Chris Tanner, to
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Stagecoach Bus Survey Results

Many Tadpole Garden Village residents recently took part in an online survey about the no.4 Stagecoach bus service.
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Plans shown for new Primary School

PLANS for a proposed new 2FE Primary School (420 places) plus Nursery (52 part time places) from September
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First Aid Training at Tadpole Garden Village

RESIDENTS saw a fabulous opportunity of First Aid Training come to Tadpole Garden Village on Saturday 1st July.
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Residents enjoy the Great Get Together

A big thank you to all residents who attended the Great Get Together event on Saturday 17th June.
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The Great Get Together at TGV

THIS Saturday 17th June, Tadpole Garden Village residents are invited to join in with one of the biggest
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Play Area and Public Art Working Group Meeting

On Tuesday 23rd May  the first Play Area and Public Art Working Group meeting was held at Tadpole
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Sun shines for Opening Event!

RESIDENTS gathered on Saturday morning for a celebratory event to mark the opening of the allotments and play
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New Bus Service Survey

New Bus Service Survey Win unlimited bus travel for a month! In association with Stagecoach, there is a
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The Stray – Coming Soon!

CREST Nicholson are pleased to announce the recent consent of a planning application in respect of The Stray.
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Playground Update

Due to some concerns raised by residents the chain and scoop on the playground at Phase 1 has
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Residents invited to name new play parks

The new play parks will officially open on Saturday 22nd April – and residents are being asked to
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Join the Social Committee!

The CIC steering committee are looking for residents to join a new Social Committee. If you are interested,
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Play Area Opens!

Just in time for the Easter school holidays, we are delighted to announce that the LEAP (small play
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Medical Centre Consultation Event

When: Tuesday 21st March 2017, 4pm-7pm Where: Tadpole Farm CE Primary Academy A public consultation event is to
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Save The Date!

Crest Nicholson have confirmed an opening event for the allotments and play areas will take place on Saturday
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Pilates Classes Available

Swindon Pilates run a weekly session at Tadpole Farm CE Primary Academy with everyone welcome. Fun, mat-work based
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2017 Admissions – Open for September

Tadpole Garden Village CE Primary Academy is a place where learning is collaborative yet individual strengths are celebrated
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Allotment Workshop

Around 30 residents attended an Allotment Workshop on Wednesday 15th February. Those interested discussed the allotments at Tadpole
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Volunteers required for new groups

The Community Interest Company is seeking volunteers to assist and lead the running of a number of new
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Community Consultation – Have Your Say

Crest Nicholson held an exhibition displaying proposals for an additional 146 dwellings at Tadpole Garden Village on Wednesday
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Webb Lane Traffic Calming

Webb Lane is currently being used as a through road for traffic between William Morris Way and John
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Christmas Trees arrive at TGV

Tadpole Garden Village is looking a lot more festive this week… with three Christmas trees installed across the
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Tadpole Farm CE Primary Carol Service

Residents are invited along for the Christmas Carol Service at Tadpole Farm CE Primary School this Thursday 15th
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Road Surfacing Works within Tadpole Gate

Please see the below letter from Crest Nicholson to residents regarding Road Surfacing Works within Tadpole Gate. The
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Community Interest Company AGM

The Tadpole Garden Village Community Interest Company AGM took place on Wednesday 7th December at Tadpole Farm CE
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Resurfacing works on William Morris Way

Good News: Crest will be undertaking re-surfacing works on William Morris Way… The works will require the top
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Residents enjoy Christmas Drinks event

TADPOLE Garden Village residents gathered for a pre-Christmas drinks event on Thursday 24th November. Around 30 residents got
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New TGV Bus Route Launched

A new bus route serving Tadpole Garden Village was launched at a community event on Sunday 6th November. Residents
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New Meadow – Planting this Saturday

RESIDENTS of Tadpole Garden Village are encouraged to attend a planting event this Saturday 5th November. The  Coronation Meadow
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Bus Route Launch Event this Sunday

RESIDENTS are invited to attend a bus route launch event this Sunday 6th November. Come along for some refreshments
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Get to know your new community mobiliser, Chris Tanner

We are delighted to welcome Chris Tanner to Tadpole Garden Village as our new community mobiliser. A resident
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Drone Photography

Crest Nicholson, in conjunction with our video partner It Came From The Sky, are planning to carry out
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Tadpole Garden Village community website goes live

Many of you will have been anticipating the arrival of your new community website, and for some of
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Cultivating a British floral following

With British Flowers Week running from 13th – 19th June, florists Rosemarie Thompson and Claire Mccarty have been
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Dads come together for Swindon’s first father’s group

All too many times Dads have shown up to play and stay groups to find that they’re the
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