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 ....More

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

Statement of Candidates Nominated for Election
WIltshire Council have a dedicated page for the May 2021 Elections where you can find out information regarding polling stations, how to register for a postal vote and details of the candidates for ....More

Wiltshire Police relaunch Community Speed Watch
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
Wiltshire Police responds to community road safety concerns  Please see article by Wiltshire Police (9th March 2021)

Wiltshire Council report on A350 Bypass consultation
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

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

Information for prospective candidates for May Election
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:

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 on the documents below.
To access the Local Plan Review public consultation documents click here:

Emerging Spatial Strategy Consulation Form - MWPC 1.3.21.pdf

Melksham LPR Form - MWPC 1.3.21.pdf

Empowering Rural Communities - MWPC 1.3.21.pdf

Appendix 1 LPR AECOM JMNSP SIte Commentary.pdf

Appendix 2 Melksham scoping document (Townswork) FINAL (1).pdf


New Ward Map for parish elections in May 21
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

Maps for new Wiltshire Council divisions for May elections
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

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

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 ....More

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

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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