Melksham Without Parish Council


The Council has thirteen members who serve the community voluntarily. Together all councillors have collective responsibility for Parish Council management. The Council is elected every four years. Following the Election on 4th May 2017, 8 councillors were elected which left 5 vacancies.  These vacancies were filled by co-opted Councillors at the Annual Council meeting on 15th May 2017. 

Register of Interests
All Members of Town and Parish Councils must register their personal interests in Wiltshire Council’s Register of Interest. As a member of the public you can view your parish councillor¬s registered interests. Click here 

Richard Wood (Council Chair)

John Glover (Council Vice Chair)

Vacancy Berryfield Ward

Richard Wood (Council Chair)

Alan Baines

Paul Taylor

Terry Chivers
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Gregory Coombes

Mary Pile

Paul Carter

John Glover (Council Vice Chair)

Nick Holder

Kaylum House

David Pafford

Joanne Pattison


Organisation Representatives for 2017/18
 i) Organisations:
Bowerhill Residents Action Group (BRAG)                                                 Nick Holder & David Pafford
Berryfield & Semington Road Action Group                                                Richard Wood, Vacancy
Community Action Whitley & Shaw (CAWS)                                              Mary Pile & Terry Chivers
Beanacre Community Group                                                                      Mary Pile
Bowerhill Hall Management Trust                                                               David Pafford
Berryfield Village Hall                                                                                  Richard Wood & Vacancy
Shaw Hall Management Committee                                                            Richard Wood 
Whitley Reading Rooms                                                                              Terry Chivers
New Village Hall at Berryfield Project                                                          Paul Carter, Richard Wood, John Glover and Vacancy
Melksham Joint Neighbourhood Plan                                                         Richard Wood & John Glover
Steering Group                                                                                           (Paul Carter – reserve)
Melksham Area Board                                                                                Richard Wood & John Glover
Melksham Community Area Transport Group                                            Alan Baines
Operational Flooding Working Group                                                         Alan Baines (Terry Chivers - reserve)
Melksham Chamber of Commerce                                                             Paul Carter
Wilts & Berks Canal Partnership                                                                 Vacancy & TBC
Melksham Area Waterways Group                                                             TBC
Melksham Railway Development Group                                                     Paul Taylor & TBC
Melksham Joint Health Forum                                                                    Kaylum House & John Glover
Melksham Hospital & Community                                                               Gregory Coombes
Melksham Charities                                                                                    Mike Sankey & Pat Nicol
Community Speedwatch – Berryfield                                                          Paul Carter
Community Speedwatch – Shaw & Whitley                                                TBC
Community Speedwatch - Beanacre                                                          TBC
Press Representative                                                                                 Clerk – Teresa Strange
Parish Highways & Street Scene Rep                                                        Parish Officer – Jo Eccleston
Shaw Playing Fields Project                                                                       Parish Officer- Jo Eccleston & Mary Pile
Market Place Toilet Joint Venture                                                               Alan Baines & John Glover

ii) Footpath Representatives:
Footpath representatives for the parish to be as follows:
Beanacre                                                                                                    Terry Chivers
Berryfield                                                                                                     Richard Wood
Bowerhill & Redstocks                                                                                John Glover
Sandridge                                                                                                   Alan Baines
Shaw & Whitley                                                                                           Terry Chivers
The Spa                                                                                                      TBC
Tree planting                                                                                               John Glover, Paul Taylor & Nick Holder.
Adopted by Melksham Without Parish Council at Annual Council meeting 15th May 2017

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