Melksham Without Parish Council


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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 ....More
In the case of urgent Parish matters that cannot wait until the office is open please ring 07341 474234   ....More
Work on dropped kerbs at First & Middle Lane, Whitley
Melksham Without Parish Council have responded to residents concerns and requests for dropped kerbs along the Corsham Road to allow easier accessibility for those in wheelchairs and mobility scooters when crossing First and Middle Lane in Whitley. Working ....More
New parish steward for Melksham Without
This is the new Parish Steward for the Melksham Without area (among others). The Parish Steward programme is run by Wiltshire Council and is for discretionary works that will not be undertaken by Wiltshire Council under their statutory works. The ....More
Annual weed spraying in the Parish
Villages in the parish of Melksham Without have all had their main roads sprayed with weed killer this week. This is something the parish council pay for every year to prevent the spread and growth of weeds during the summer months, which is not only ....More
Co-opted Councillors at Annual Council mtg 15th May
Melksham Without Parish Council co-opted  5 councillors at its Annual Council meeting held on Monday 15th May, and filled all the vacancies following the recent elections. Many thanks to all the candidates that applied. Blackmore Ward: Cllr ....More
New Council members at Melksham Without Parish Council
Following the Annual Council meeting of Melksham Without Parish Council last night, and the co-option of new councillors to fill the vacancies following the recent election, here are the details of Melksham Without Parish Council. BERRYFIELD WARD:....More
Parking Issues on Bowerhill
 at School Dropping Off and Picking Up Times
Parking problems at school dropping off and picking up times is a national issue, and not exclusive to one particular area, town or village. At numerous meetings, Melksham Without Parish Council have considered at length problems with parking at school drop off and pick up times around the parish. The Council regularly receives requests for double yellow lines to be installed on residential roads near to schools and whilst it is empathetic to the frustrations of residents living in close proximity to schools, it also recognises the problems faced by parents trying to find an appropriate and safe place to park their vehicle for that short period of time whilst delivering or collecting their children. The Parish Council does not feel that the installation of double yellow lines is an appropriate or effective way to try to address the issue, as this simply pushes vehicular parking onto other roads, and additionally means that residents and their visitors are prevented from parking outside of their homes at all times. The Parish Council are therefore very interested in any positive suggestions from Bowerhill residents about how best to address parking issues at school drop off and pick up times at both Bowerhill Primary school and Melksham Oak Secondary school. Please send your suggestions and ideas to or alternatively call the office on 01225 705700 during office opening hours, Tuesday or Thursday 9.30am – 2.30pm.

Welcome to Wiltshire Air Ambulance
A very warm welcome to Wiltshire Air Ambulance who "cut the first turf" of their new Operational HQ in the Parish of Melksham Without last Friday (near Outmarsh Farm, Semington Road). ....More
Changes to 271 Sunday & Bank Hol bus to Urchfont/Devizes
Information from Wiltshire Council on Changes to Sunday & Public Holiday buses to Bath from Urchfont, The Lavingtons, Potterne, Devizes & Sells Green from 30th April 2017 Buses on Sundays and Public Holidays from Urchfont, The Lavingtons, ....More
New Bus Timetable 271/272 to Melksham & Bowerhill from 30th April
New Bus Timetable for 271/272 Bath to Melksham & Bowerhill from 30th April 2017 ....More
Precept and Budget for 2017/18
MELKSHAM WITHOUT PARISH COUNCIL PRECEPT & BUDGET 2017/18:                     Melksham Without Parish Council set its Precept at its Full Council meeting held on Monday 23rd January. The Council ....More
Do you know that the mobile library visits villages around the area on a fortnightly basis? These are the dates that it will be visiting Whitley Reading Rooms (11.15am to 12.15.) On the same day it also goes to Atworth (9.45 to 10.15), Broughton ....More
Bowerhill Sports Pavilion for HIre
Great facilities for hire at Bowerhill Sports Field & Pavilion- get in touch if you would like to hire them ......... or book for the whole season! Would make a great venue for a children’s party or family get together; or you might be a local ....More
Bowerhill Jubilee Sports Field Bookings
To book the Bowerhill Jubliee Sports Field for an event, or to hire the football pitches (adult and junior sizes) or Pavilion, please use the booking form attached here.  You will also need to confirm your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions ....More

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