Pewsey Area Board - Monday 4 March 2024 7.00 pm

Venue: The Angela Yeates Memorial Community Sports Ground, Wilcot Road, Pewsey, SN9 5NL

Contact: Stuart Figini  Senior Democratic Services Officer

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Welcome and Introductions


Apologies for Absence



To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 27 November 2023.


Supporting documents:


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable interests or dispensations granted by the Standards Committee.



Chairman's Updates

The Chairman will give an update on outcomes and actions arising from previous meetings of the Area Board:


·       Local Nature Recovery Strategy Public Engagement

·       FACT Family Help Programme Update

·       Archaeology Service Annual Newsletter 2023

·       Cost of Living Update



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Information Items

The Board is asked to note the following Information items:


·       Community First

·       Healthwatch Wiltshire

·       Update from BSW Together (Integrated Care System) – January 2024


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Chief Constable

To receive a presentation from the Wiltshire Police Chief Constable, followed by a Q and A session.



Area Board Priority Updates

To receive updates from Lead Councillors for the local Area Board priorities. Please see pages 61 – 68 for the Area Board Priority report update.


·       Priority 1 – Improve Opportunities for young people – Lead member – Cllr Kunkler

·       Priority 2 - Addressing climate change and protecting the environment – Lead member – Cllr Kunkler

·       Priority 3 - Valuing and supporting our vulnerable and older people – Lead member – Cllr Wheeler

·       Priority 4 - To improve public transport and encourage walking and cycling – Lead member – Cllr Oatway


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Partner and Community Updates

Verbal Updates

To receive any verbal updates from representatives, including:


·       Pewsey Community Area Partnership

·       Health & Wellbeing

·       Parish Councils

·       Wiltshire Intelligence – Bringing Evidence Together - Wiltshire Intelligence - Bringing Evidence Together


Written Updates

The Board is asked to note the following written and online updates attached to the agenda:


·       Neighbourhood Policing Team

·       Age UK Update


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Area Board Funding

To note the remaining budgets and to consider any applications for funding, as detailed in the attached report and summarised below:


Remaining Budgets:


Community Area Grant

Older & Vulnerable

Young People





Area Board Initiatives:



Grant Details

Amount Requested


Pewsey Area Board - Thermal HeatLoss Camera – For Information as approved under delegated authority



Pewsey Area Board - Sports sessions for young people



Pewsey Area Board - Rural youthwork



Community Area Grants:



Grant Details

Amount Requested


Pewsey Vale Rugby Football Club Ltd - SelfPropelled Grassmower



Easton Royal Footpath Volunteer Group – ER Footpath Volunteer Group



Pewsey Heritage Centre Ltd - Pewsey Heritage Centre CCTV System upgrade windows and Office PC for CCTV Monitoring



Milton Lilbourne Parish Council - Milton Hill Defibrillator Project



Older & Vulnerable Grants:



Grant Details

Amount Requested


Easton Royal Parish Council - Replacement defibrillator for Easton Royal



Pewsey Community Area Partnership known as PCAP - Celebrating 10 years of the Pewsey Vale Community Memory Cafe



Our Time Project – Pewsey Movement and Theatre Workshops for Elders



Further information on the Area Board Grant system can be found here.

Supporting documents:


Local Highways and Footpath Improvement Group (LHFIG)

To note the minutes and consider any recommendations arising from the last LHFIG meeting held on 31 January 2024, as set out in the attached report.

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Urgent items

Any other items of business which the Chairman agrees to consider as a matter of urgency.


Future Meeting Dates and Close

Future Meeting Dates (7.00-9.00pm):


·       17 June 2024

·       23 September 2024


For information on applying for a grant or grant application deadlines for these meetings, contact the Area Board Delivery Officer,