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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

Return to Face to Face meetings from 17th May
The parish council will return to Face-to-Face meetings at its meeting space at 1 Swift Way, Bowerhill for the new term of office. Their first meeting will be the Annual Council meeting being held on Monday 17th May, at 7pm.   A full risk assessment ....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

Melksham Without Parish Council Election Results
Election results for Melksham Without Parish Council: BEANACRE. SHAW, WHITLEY & BLACKMORE WARD 3 candidates stood for 4 seats, therefore the following candidates are elected uncontested, with one vacancy for Co-option Cllr Terry Chivers Cllr ....More

Wiltshire Councillors elected for the Melksham Community Area
  Unitary Council (Wiltshire Council) result declared – Melksham Without West & Rural division Syrie Gregory-Wood (LD) - 279 Sean McWhinnie (Lab) - 169 Jonathon Seed (Con) - 870 Sue Tweedie (GP) - 236 Jonathon Seed (Con) is elected....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 A350 (Lacock) 7th - 9th June
NOTICE of temporary road closure Mon - Wed 19:00 - 6:00 7th - 9th June A350 (Part), Lacock Description: carriageway resurfacing, ironwork adjustment, road markings and associated maintenance All the details are here https://one.network/?tmi=20161328....More

Footpath improvement on Bowerhill Sports Field
Melksham Without Parish Council have cleared and reinstated the Right of Way footpath across Bowerhill Sports Field, the council hopes that walkers will keep to the path and prevent wear and tear to the edge of the football pitches. You can view all ....More

Latest update for public art at Berryfield
Plans progressing with the public art for the village hall to be constructed at Berryfield with the Steering Group signing off the artist's concept last week - a piece of art on two of the hall elevations, reflecting the shape of the canal. The ....More

Working with BRAG & Area Board new seating in Bowerhill
Site visit to agree the final positions of new seats and picnic benches being installed this week. A joint project of Melksham Without Parish Council, BRAG with 50% of the funding from the Melksham Area Board. #jointworking ....More

Site visit for new equipment for Shaw Playing Field
Site meeting with reps from CAWS, Melksham Without Parish Council and the Shaw Hall Committee to agree the siting of the equipment for the Playing Field. The equipment will be installed mid May. A joint project of all 3 organisations....... ....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

Dedicated website page for Elections 2021
Wiltshire Council have a dedicated page for the May 2021 elections, whether you are interested in standing for Wiltshire Council or the parish and town elections (including Melksham Without Parish Council), or want to know how to register for a postal ....More

MWPC response to the LOCAL PLAN REVIEW
On Monday 1st March 2021, Melksham Without Parish Council unaminously approved their respnse to the Local Plan Review, this is a joint response with Melksham Town Council and the Melksham Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group. You can read their submission ....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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