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 and ....More
OUT OF HOURS TELEPHONE NUMBER
In the case of urgent Parish matters that cannot wait until the office is open please ring 07341 474234   ....More
Mobile Library
The mobile library stops on Tuesdays at Whitley Reading Rooms ....More
Latest newsletter on roadworks on A350 Farmers roundabout
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Melksham Campus Newsletter - April 2019
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Melksham Without Parish Council continue to work with Melksham Town Council on the joint Neighbourhood Plan. The Steering Group is made up of members of the public as well as councillors; with representatives for Business, Environment, Transport, Housing, Education, Melksham Community Area Partnership and Melksham Area Board. These groups have fed into the Plan and its policies, which have all taken a lead from the issues raised by the residents in the public consultations held to date.
 
Neighbourhood Plans are a tool for local communities to influence the planning of the area in which they live and work, a chance to shape where development will go and what it will look like. Some issues raised by the public are out of the scope of the legal framework, these have been captured into an “aspirations” part of the document to be addressed separately, but are unable to form part of the adopted Plan.
 
The next steps are for the draft Plan policies to be finalised over the coming weeks and then go out to local public consultation in the Spring; at the same time the Plan will also likely to be subject to a Strategic Environmental Assessment which checks how the Plan provides a high level of protection of the environment. Steering Group meetings are usually held on the last Wednesday of the month at 6pm and are public meetings that any resident can attend, with a public participation section at the beginning. The next meeting will be held on Weds 1st May (to avoid clashing with the Area Board meeting on Weds 24th April) at the parish council’s new meeting venue at 1 Swift Way, Bowerhill Industrial Estate.

 


Full house at the Annual Parish Meeting 1st April
Over 70 people attended the parish council's Annual Parish Meeting on Monday night. A great occasion packed with councillors, residents and volunteers working hard for their communities. It gives the opportunity to reflect on the projects ....More
Play Area Inspections
Melksham Without Parish Council maintains all the play areas in the parish, which are subject to a weekly visual inspection, quarterly more detailed written inspection by ROSPA qualified staff, and an annual independent ROSPA inspection. ....More
Precept & Budget 2019/20
MELKSHAM WITHOUT PARISH COUNCIL PRECEPT & BUDGET 2019/20: PRESS RELEASE Melksham Without Parish Council set its Precept at its Full Council meeting held on Monday 21st January 2019. The Council agreed to set its Precept – the ....More
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Pre-application meetings with developers welcomed
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
Melksham Neighbourhood Plan
Melksham Without Parish Council and Melksham Town Council are working together to develop a joint Melksham Neighbourhood Plan. Please click here to be directed to the website.....More
Council Objectives 2018/19
Melksham Without Parish Council met on Monday evening for its "Annual Council" meeting, and set the following objectives for the year:    •To continue working with Melksham Town Council to produce a robust, community ....More
PRECEPT AND BUDGET 2018/19
PRECEPT & BUDGET 2018/19    Melksham Without Parish Council set its Precept at its Full Council meeting held on Monday 22nd January. The Council agreed to set its Precept – the proportion of Council Tax paid to the Parish Council ....More
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Want to keep in touch? Follow us on facebook Melksham Without Parish Council or Teresa Strange (Clerk) for additional community news, on twitter @melkshamwithout and melkshamwithoutpc on instagram. ....More


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