Melksham Without Parish Council
Melksham Without Parish Council


Council Meeting Update
Melksham Without Parish Council Office Closed


Following the recent Government advice,  Melksham Without Parish Council have taken the regrettable decision to close their office to the public.

Office staff can be reached by the Council Mobile Phone
07341 474234

You can also reach office staff and councillors by email (see website for details) or send to

Parish Council staff will continue to undertake their duties, including the amenities staff who will carry on with health and safety inspections of play areas, playing fields and allotments in the parish until Government advice changes.

Please check for regular updates and useful information on the Parish Council website.

Melksham Without Parish Council Meetings 

The Parish Council Meetings are currently being held remotely but as residents and interested parties you can still participate virtually or watch by live streaming. Please click here for instructions on how to join a virtual council meeting. 

Meetings are available to view on YouTube after the meeting, up until the minutes are approved.  The council agendas are still being published on the website and local noticeboards, and it gives full details of how to get involved. 


In the case of urgent Parish matters that cannot wait until the office is open please ring 07341 474234   ....More

Covid-19 updated information
For the latest information on Covid in Wiltshire, please click here. This information is updated weekly. ....More

Wiltshire confirmed in Tier 2 from 2 December
Wiltshire has been confirmed to be in the COVID Tier 2 high alert level from 2 December, which is one higher than before. Get all the details on what the new restrictions mean for ....More

Artists shortlisted for public art project in Berryfield
Yesterday the Steering Group for the public art project for the housing development on Semington Road met to shortlist artists for the art to be incorporated into the village hall design. Included in the group are the Hall architect, and representatives ....More

Planning approval granted for new village hall at Berryfield
Planning approval granted for the new village hall at Berryfield (Bowood View) - fantastic news! You can view the plans here,910748 If you would like to get involved with the future running of the ....More

A350 Melksham Bypass Consultation- Deadline extended into the New Year   *Updated- Wiltshire Council has decided to extend the survey on the proposed A350 Melksham bypass, and the 18 different route options that are being considered. ....More

Another lockdown - if you need support please contact us
So this is it, another Lockdown to try and get this dreadful virus under control. Melksham Community Support are still here to help and we are getting back up to full strength to help those who are trapped in their homes and unable to get out ....More

Cllr Stefano Patacchiola co-opted for Berryfield Ward
A warm welcome to Councillor Stefano Patacchiola who was co-opted to Melksham Without Parish Council when they met last week, Cllr Patacchiola represents the Berryfield Ward and will be in post until the next election (which will be held on 6th May 2021).....More

Meetings available on Youtube
Council meetings are currently being live streamed on Youtube, and you can watch them by looking for Melksham Without Parish Council or clicking here  you will normally ....More

How to Join a Virtual Council Meeting
Joining a Virtual Council Meeting  The Parish Council Meetings are currently being held remotely due to the current Covid-19 pandemic but as residents and interested parties you can still participate virtually. Please click here for instructions ....More

Annual Financial Reports 2019/20 & Right of public to inspect
Annual Reports 2019/20 To view the Annual Governance and Accounting Statement for the year ending 31st March 2020 click here. For the council's Year End Accounts click here and for a report on its compliance to the ....More

Thinking of taking on an apprenticeship?  Read here to find out the success story at Melksham Without. ....More

Precept and Budget 2020/21
PRECEPT & BUDGET 2020/21:   Melksham Without Parish Council set its Precept at its Full Council meeting held on Monday 20th January 2020. The Council unanimously agreed to set its Precept – the proportion of Council Tax paid to the Parish ....More

Privacy Notice & Data Protection Policies
For details of the parish council's privacy notice and Data Protection policies please see the section "Council Policies" under "Your Council" from the main menu. ....More

Privacy Notice
The information you provide (personal information such as name, address, email address, phone number, organisation) will be processed and stored to enable us to contact you and respond to your correspondence, provide information and/or access our facilities ....More

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

Want to keep in touch?
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

The news page we hope will keep you up to date on what is happening with the Council. We also wish to hear your views and thoughts on our activities and any ideas that you may have to improve life within our community.

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