Melksham Without Parish Council


in the heart of WEST WILTSHIRE

Today (Weds 5th April) is the day that the nominations for both the Parish and Unitary (Wiltshire) Elections are announced.

There will be a contested election in the Berryfield Ward on 4th May, but not in the Bowerhill Ward, Blackmore Ward or the Beanacare, Shaw & Whitley Ward. Click here for the published nominations for the Melksham Without Parish Council Wards.

Both Wiltshire Council seats (Melksham Without North & Melksham Without South) will also be a contested election on 4th May. Click here for the published nominations for the two Wiltshire Council wards in Melksham Without Parish.

See the Wiltshire Council website for the full listings of named candidates

The Council's facebook page is Melksham Without Parish Council or for additional community news find and friend request Teresa Strange (Clerk to Melksham Without).  On Twitter the Council's account is @melkshamwithout

In the case of urgent Parish matters that cannot wait until the
office is open please ring
07341 474234


The Parish of Melksham Without is in the Melksham Community Area.

It surrounds the Town of Melksham and has thirteen elected Members. It is the largest rural parish in Wiltshire and has a population of approximately 7,500. It covers an area of 2,904 hectares (7,173 acres).

The next Annual Council Meeting is on Monday 15th May 2017

Mailing List

The Council will be sending information and updates by email to any resident who requests this.
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The parish is divided into two wards (Click here to see a ward map) There are several villages and communities in the parish, each with its own distinct character and needs.
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Mon 24th April 2017
Planning Committee - 7.00pm
Click Here for the Agenda
Mon 15th May 2017
Annual Council Meeting- 7.00pm
Thu 18th May 2017
Annual Parish Meeting - 6.30pm for 7.00pm *At WHITLEY READING ROOMS
Click Here for the Agenda
Mon 22nd May 2017
Planning Committee - 7.00pm
Mon 22nd May 2017
Finance Committee- following planning committee
Mon 5th June 2017
Asset Management Committee at 7.00pm at PAVILION at Bowerhill Sports Field
Mon 12th June 2017
Planning Committee - 7.00pm
Mon 19th June 2017
Full Council Meeting- 7.00pm
Mon 3rd July 2017
Planning Committee - 7.00pm
Mon 3rd July 2017
Highways & Streetscene Committee-following planning committee
Mon 17th July 2017
Full Council Meeting- 7.00pm
Mon 24th July 2017
Planning Committee - 7.00pm
Mon 24th July 2017
Staffing Committee Meeting-following planning committee
Click here for a full list
Meeting Calendar

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