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
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
WIltshire Council have a dedicated page for the May 2021 Elections https://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/elections-2021 where you can find out information regarding polling stations, how to register for a postal vote and details of the candidates for ....More
There are some great Community Speed Watch teams in the parish, if you would like to get involved, please get in touch (currently teams in Shaw & Whitley, Woodrow, Beanacre and Berryfield). The parish council would like to revive the Bowerhill team.........More
Wiltshire Police responds to community road safety concerns
Please see article by Wiltshire Police (9th March 2021)
Report details consultation responses on proposed A350 Melksham bypass
Wiltshire Council has published a report on the recent Melksham bypass consultation, which shares the views of the public, businesses and local stakeholders, such as ....More
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
Are you interested in becoming a councillor and standing at the May elections? If you missed this Wiltshire Council webinar, or need a recap, here is the recording: https://youtu.be/mNjJn_9q1ls....More
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
Following the Community Governance Review in 2019/20, there are new parish ward arrangements for Melksham Without Parish Council for the elections on 6th May 2021.
The Beanacre, Shaw, Whitley and Blackmore Ward will have 4 councillors, the Bowerhill ....More
The 98 Wiltshire Council divisions were reviewed and amended as part of the Community Governance Review during 2019/20. This means that for the elections on 6th May 2021, there will be three Wiltshire Council divisions that cover the parish ....More
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
COMMUNITY GOVERNANCE REVIEW - FINAL DECISION
Following the decision of Wiltshire Council on 9 September 2020 in respect of the Community Governance Review, the Local Government Boundary Commission for England has provided the necessary consent to the proposed changes between Melksham and Melksham Without. A legal order has now been made confirming the changes, to take effect in 2021.
Accordingly, Melksham Without Parish Council will comprise 13 councillors across 3 wards (Berryfield 2, Bowerhill 7, Beanacre, Shaw, Whitley and Blackmore 4). The unitary divisions of Melksham East and Bowerhill are in the process of being amended to match the new ward boundaries.
The housing developments at Sandridge Place, and the development at Hunters Wood/The Acorns will be transferring from Melksham Without Parish to Melksham Town at the time of the Election in May 2021.
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
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 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 & 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
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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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