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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 ....More

3 vacancies at MWPC - to be filled by Co-option
COULD YOU FILL A VACANCY AT MELKSHAM WITHOUT PARISH COUNCIL? Following the recent elections, Melksham Without Parish Council have 3 vacancies for Councillors to be co-opted.   If you have a keen interest in your local community and want to get ....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

273 Bus diversion at A365 Shaw commencing 16th June
Changes to Faresaver Buses 273 service Bath to Devizes due to roadworks commencing on A365 at Shaw tomorrow - see here for more information - affects stops at Shurnhold, George Ward Gardens, Church Farm & Corsham Road http://www.faresaver.co.uk/newsitem.php?i=9462866&serviceupdates=1....More

Consultation on potential solar farm at Atworth
The parish council have become aware of this public consultation for a potential solar farm at Studley Farm, Atworth. Whilst not in the parish, it is relatively close to residents of Shaw & Whitley and you may be interested in attending the public ....More

Next area board meeting Weds 23rd June at 7-m
SAVE THE DATE : WEDS 23RD JUNE AT 7PM Next Melksham Area Board meeting Featuring updates on major projects … Melksham A350 Bypass – launch of phase 2 public consultation into preferred route options Melksham ....More

Notice of Referendum : 1st July : Melksham Neighbourhood Plan
All the details about the Referendum for the Melksham Neighbourhood Plan voting on Thursday 1st July - postal votes, by proxy etc. on the notice below or from here https://elections.wiltshire.gov.uk/Home/Division/6129   The question that ....More

Neighbourhood Plan Referendum - what is it all about!
Have you received a polling card for the Melksham Neighbourhood Plan and want to find out what its all about?   There is a full page advert in this week's Melksham News that will hopefully give you a good explanation ....More


Next Steps for A350 Melksham Bypass - WC Cabinet mtg 1st June
Wiltshire Council's Cabinet will be considering the next steps for the A350 Melksham Bypass on 1st June.  All the latest news and links for further reading are here https://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/news/melksham-bypass-cabinet-to-decide....More

New Chair & Vice Chair for MWPC
A change at Melksham Without Parish Council, with Cllr John Glover now Chairman, and Cllr David Pafford as Vice Chair. Cllr Richard Wood has stepped down from being Chair since 2013, and Vice Chair since 2007 - but was voted in last night as Chair of ....More

Could you help? Noticeboard volunteer
Could you help? Melksham Without Parish Council has a dozen noticeboards around the parish, and a couple in town, which are used to update residents (particularly those not online) of things that are happening in their community. This could be agendas ....More

Melksham Neighbourhood Plan proceeds to Referendum
The Melksham Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group, Melksham Town Council and Melksham Without Parish Council are delighted to announce that Wiltshire Council have issued their Decision Statement following the Independent Examination carried out by Andrew ....More

Alzheimer Support class returns to Bowerhill village hall
Alzheimer’s Support has reopened its friendly Movement for the Mind group at Bowerhill. It is now meeting once again at Bowerhill Village Hall every other Wednesday morning from 10.30am. The group warmly welcomes people living with dementia ....More

Temporary Road Closure Woodrow Road 31/5 - 12/7
Please note that there will be a temporary road closure in place from 31st May to 12th July on Woodrow Road, for a new sewer construction to alleviate flooding in the Melksham foul sewer network, more details here https://one.network/?tmi=2048872....More

Precept & Budget 2021/22
Melksham Without Parish Council Precept & Budget 2021/22 Melksham Without Parish Council have agreed to a reduction in Precept of 1.5% for 2021/22 whilst maintaining all services and continuing with existing projects. To have kept ....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 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAlGcoeNCJEtN8kADUcNqWg?view_as=subscriber  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

Precept and Budget 2020/21
PRECEPT & BUDGET 2021/22:   Melksham Without Parish Council have agreed to a reduction in Precept of 1.5% for 2021/22 whilst maintaining all services and continuing with existing projects. To have kept the Precept at the previous level would ....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



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