Melksham Without Parish Council Office Closed
Following the recent Government advice, Melksham Without Parish Council have taken the regrettable decision to close their office to the public.
Office staff can be reached ....More
Alzheimer’s Support has reopened its friendly Movement for the Mind group at Bowerhill. It is now meeting once again at Bowerhill Village Hall every other Wednesday morning from 10.30am.
The group warmly welcomes people living ....More
NOTICE of temporary road closure
Mon - Wed 19:00 - 6:00
7th - 9th June
A350 (Part), Lacock
Description: carriageway resurfacing, ironwork adjustment, road markings and associated maintenance
All the details are here
Melksham Without Parish Council have cleared and reinstated the Right of Way footpath across Bowerhill Sports Field, the council hopes that walkers will keep to the path and prevent wear and tear to the edge of the football pitches.
Plans progressing with the public art for the village hall to be constructed at Berryfield with the Steering Group signing off the artist's concept last week - a piece of art on two of the hall elevations, reflecting the shape of the canal.
Site visit to agree the final positions of new seats and picnic benches being installed this week. A joint project of Melksham Without Parish Council, BRAG with 50% of the funding from the Melksham Area Board. #jointworking
Site meeting with reps from CAWS, Melksham Without Parish Council and the Shaw Hall Committee to agree the siting of the equipment for the Playing Field. The equipment will be installed mid May. A joint project of all 3 organisations.......
Please note that there will be a temporary road closure in place from 31st May to 12th July on Woodrow Road, for a new sewer construction to alleviate flooding in the Melksham foul sewer network, more details here https://one.network/?tmi=2048872....More
Statement of Candidates Nominated for Election
WIltshire Council have a dedicated page for the May 2021 Elections https://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/elections-2021 where you can find out information regarding polling stations, how to register for a postal vote and details of the candidates for the variety of elections being held on 6th May 2021.
At 4pm on Friday 9th April, a list of the candidates who have stood for election were published by Wiltshire Council. You can view the lists for all areas at the link above, but for ease you can see here for the relevant ones for Melksham Without.
Pending confirmation from the Wiltshire Council elections team, the elections for Melksham Without Parish Council will be uncontested, as in each ward there are not more candidates than seats. In fact, the council will be looking to co-opt for 3 vacancies (one in the Beanacre, Shaw, Whitley and Blackmore Ward and two in the Bowerhill Ward).
Here is the list of candidates for Melksham Without Parish Council click here
Whilst there may not be contested elections for the Parish Council, there will still be elections for the Wiltshire Council Unitary seats, and following the recent boundary changes under the Community Governance Review, there will be three Unitary Council wards that cover the parish area (some are for wards that cover other parishes as well as Melksham Without).
Here ist the list of candidates for the Wiltshire Council Unitary Wards that cover the parish of Melksham Without click here
There will also be an election for the Wiltshire Police & Crime Commissioner, and here is the list of candidates click here
There are some great Community Speed Watch teams in the parish, if you would like to get involved, please get in touch (currently teams in Shaw & Whitley, Woodrow, Beanacre and Berryfield). The parish council would like to revive the Bowerhill team.........More
Wiltshire Police responds to community road safety concerns
Please see article by Wiltshire Police (9th March 2021)
Report details consultation responses on proposed A350 Melksham bypass
Wiltshire Council has published a report on the recent Melksham bypass consultation, which shares the views of the public, businesses and local stakeholders, such as ....More
Wiltshire Council have a dedicated page for the May 2021 elections, whether you are interested in standing for Wiltshire Council or the parish and town elections (including Melksham Without Parish Council), or want to know how to register for a postal ....More
Are you interested in becoming a councillor and standing at the May elections? If you missed this Wiltshire Council webinar, or need a recap, here is the recording: https://youtu.be/mNjJn_9q1ls....More
On Monday 1st March 2021, Melksham Without Parish Council unaminously approved their respnse to the Local Plan Review, this is a joint response with Melksham Town Council and the Melksham Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group.
You can read their submission ....More
Following the Community Governance Review in 2019/20, there are new parish ward arrangements for Melksham Without Parish Council for the elections on 6th May 2021.
The Beanacre, Shaw, Whitley and Blackmore Ward will have 4 councillors, the Bowerhill ....More
The 98 Wiltshire Council divisions were reviewed and amended as part of the Community Governance Review during 2019/20. This means that for the elections on 6th May 2021, there will be three Wiltshire Council divisions that cover the parish ....More
Melksham Without Parish Council Precept & Budget 2021/22
Melksham Without Parish Council have agreed to a reduction in Precept of 1.5% for 2021/22 whilst maintaining all services and continuing with existing projects. To have kept ....More
Council meetings are currently being live streamed on Youtube, and you can watch them by looking for Melksham Without Parish Council or clicking here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAlGcoeNCJEtN8kADUcNqWg?view_as=subscriber you will normally ....More
Joining a Virtual Council Meeting
The Parish Council Meetings are currently being held remotely due to the current Covid-19 pandemic but as residents and interested parties you can still participate virtually. Please click here for instructions ....More
Annual Reports 2019/20
To view the Annual Governance and Accounting Statement for the year ending 31st March 2020 click here. For the council's Year End Accounts click here and for a report on its compliance to the ....More
PRECEPT & BUDGET 2021/22:
Melksham Without Parish Council have agreed to a reduction in Precept of 1.5% for 2021/22 whilst maintaining all services and continuing with existing projects. To have kept the Precept at the previous level would ....More
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The Parish Council welcomes the opportunity to hold meetings with developers at early pre-application stage in order to discuss the needs and requirements of the community and how any potential future development could meet or address these. Please click ....More
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