NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS AND PUBLICATION OF UNAUDITED ANNUAL GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN 21/22
Parish and Town Councils must publish an Annual Return that includes a summary of their income and expenditure; its assets and other balances. ....More
There is a new Wiltshire Council parish steward for Melksham Without - Emma. Here she is meeting parish officer Lorraine to discuss the parish council's priorities, hot spots and the list of current jobs.
The parish steward is a discretionary ....More
Want to find out where Car Electric Charging points are locally - and when you travel - have a look at this useful map https://www.zap-map.com/live/
In accordance with the Local Authorities (Members’ Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003 a parish or town council, in establishing a members’ allowances scheme, has to have regard to the recommendations of the Parish Remuneration Panel (Wiltshire Council).
Under Section 15 (5) of the Local Government Act 1972- “A parish council may pay the chairman for the purpose of enabling him to meet the expenses of his office such allowance as the council think reasonable”.
For the financial year 2021/22 the Chairman of Melksham Without Parish Council (Councillor John Glover) receives an allowance of £816.04 per year, this amount is reviewed annually by the council. The parish council, when setting this allowance take into consideration Wiltshire Council, as the Unitary Authority member's increase percentage each year.
Apart from the Chairman of the council no other Councillor is paid an allowance.
Following a recent survey on Wiltshire Council’s ash trees a number of trees were identified in the Hornchurch Road Public Open Space area as requiring immediate removal due to ash die back. Click here for more information
Those trees most ....More
Wiltshire Council have published their report following the 2nd consultation on the proposed A350 Melksham Bypass, you can read the report here http://https://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/highways-a350-melksham-bypass
WILTSHIRE COUNCIL'S PRESS RELEASE
Cabinet agrees to make changes to A350 Melksham bypass project based on community feedback
Cabinet has agreed to proceed with proposals for the A350 Melksham bypass and will be making changes ....More
Wiltshire Community Environmental Toolkit
Wiltshire Council, in partnership with Natural England, have produced a toolkit to help community groups carry out environmental projects in their area.
More information and the toolkit are available here ....More
A short film made by the Shaw & Whitley flood wardens about the work they undertake. The film was produced as part of the online Wiltshire Council and Environment Agency Winter Weather Resilience two day conference ....More
Formal 'making' of theJoint Melksham Neighbourhood Plan 2020 - 2026
Following an independent examination and a positive referendum result, Wiltshire Council have decided to formally 'make' the Joint Melksham Neighbourhood ....More
Melksham Without Parish Council's response to Wiltshire Council's 2nd non-statutory public consultation on the proposed A350 Melksham Bypass (Route 10c) is here, and includes in its appendices the comments noted from the two public meetings held ....More
Flying Drone Information: No Matter What Size Drone You Are Flying EVERYBODY Must Comply with these Drone Laws:
The Drone Code –
The CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) published The Drone and Model Aircraft Code in October 2019, which is clear ....More
HAVE YOU WATCHED THE VIDEO OF THE EMERGING BYPASS ROUTE ?
You can watch here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4rkxMDV7Ug
Melksham Without Parish Council will be holding two public meetings w/c 19th July to hear the views of parishioners to help formulate ....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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