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 ....More
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
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
COUNCILLOR VACANCY - BERRYFIELD WARD
COULD YOU FILL A VACANCY AT MELKSHAM WITHOUT PARISH COUNCIL?
Following the recent resignation of Cllr Stuart Wood, Melksham Without Parish Council have a vacancy for a Councillor to be co-opted (10 electors have not come forward to call an election).
If you have a keen interest in your local community and want to get involved then please write to the Clerk of the Council with a few details about yourself and why you are interested in becoming a Councillor.
You will also need to confirm that you meet the qualifications of a Council candidate:
• you are British, or a citizen of the Commonwealth, or European Union
• at least 18 years old
• registered to vote in the area or have lived, worked or owned property there for at least 12 months before an election
There is one vacancy in the Berryfield Ward; however the successful candidate will be a member of the parish council as a whole and can live in the parish or within 3 miles of the parish boundary.
The parish of Melksham Without covers the rural communities surrounding the town including Bowerhill, Berryfield, Outmarsh, Shaw, Whitley, Beanacre, Redstocks, The Spa and Sandridge with a population of about 8,000.
The deadline for receipt of letters of interest is Sunday 11th October as they will be considered by the Parish Council when they meet on Monday 19th October at 7pm (Via Zoom).
Applicants are invited to that meeting to say a few words, and if successfully co-opted will be invited to sign their declaration of office and join the council meeting.
Pre-application Public Consultation
Proposed outline application for up to 150 dwellings, Land south off Woodrow Road, Melksham
An outline planning application for up to 150 dwellings and associated infrastructure, open space, landscaping, ....More
Parish and Town Councils must publish an Annual Return that includes a summary of their income and expenditure; its assets and other balances. They also have to complete an Annual Governance statement setting out the arrangements they have in place to ....More
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
Please follow link below to view Melksham Without Parish Council's decision log during Covid-19 under Clerks delegated powers from 17th March until 6th July 2020.
http://www.melkshamwithout.co.uk/assets/documents/2020/Decisions made by Clerk ....More
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
PLAY AREAS NOW OPEN – BEANACRE, SHAW, BERRYFIELD AND KESTREL COURT & HORNCHURCH ROAD IN BOWERHILL
Melksham Without Parish Council recognises the need to provide community facilities to help people enjoy outdoor activity but also recognises ....More
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
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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
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