Melksham Without Parish Council


in the heart of WEST WILTSHIRE

The notice of elections can be viewed on Wiltshire Council's website, or can be downloaded here: 

Wiltshire Unitary Council 

Parish & Town Councils

What matters to you in your local area?
Is it the state of the local play area, the need for more activities for young people, improving services for older people, making the roads safer or ensuring that local businesses can thrive?

Whatever needs changing in your neighbourhood, you could be just the person to change it by becoming a local councillor. No other role gives you a chance to make such a huge difference to quality of life for people in your local area.
Melksham Without Parish Council (and all the Town and Parish Councils in Wiltshire) and Wiltshire Council elections are being held on Thurs 4th May 2017. Melksham Without Parish Council has new Wards, with 6 seats in Bowerhill, 2 in Berryfield, 3 in Shaw, Whitley & Beanacre and 2 in Woodrow, Sandridge, The Spa & Redstocks (Blackmore Ward).
Nominations for candidates will be invited from 15th March, look out for posters on the Parish Council noticeboards, and regularly check the Council’s websites  (see News items to the right)  and
To find out more general information about being a councillor visit
Find yourself talking passionately about local issues and want to make a difference? You could be a councillor!  

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 Full Council Meeting is on Monday 10th April 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.
Your Council is Here to Serve You

If you are a resident of Melksham Without and have an issue you would like raised with your local council, please get in touch with the Clerk or your local Councillors.

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Mon 27th March 2017
Highway & Streetscene Committee at 7pm
Click Here for the Agenda
Mon 3rd April 2017
Planning Committee - 7.00pm
Mon 10th April 2017
Full Council Meeting - 7.00pm
Mon 24th April 2017
Planning Committee - 7.00pm
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 12th June 2017
Planning Committee - 7.00pm
Mon 19th June 2017
Full Council Meeting- 7.00pm
Click here for a full list
Meeting Calendar

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