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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Calne Hub and Library

Contact: Craig Player  Email: craig.player@wiltshire.gov.uk

Items
Note No. Item

6.30 pm

1.

Chairman's Welcome and Introductions

Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed everyone to Calne Area Board and introduced the Councillors and Officers present.

2.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies.  

3.

Minutes

To approve and sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 11th September 2018.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 11th September 2018 were approved and signed as a correct record.

4.

Declarations of Interest

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

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

6.35pm

5.

Chairman's Announcements

The Chairman will make the following announcements: 

 

·       Local Labour market

·       Balloon and Lantern Releases

·       Focussing on the Future

·       Calne Leisure Centre/Campus Update

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman announced the sad news of Claire Evans’ recent passing. She had been a significant voice in the Cherhill and wider Calne community and will be greatly missed.

 

The Chairman then drew attention to the written announcements included in the agenda pack:

 

·       Local Labour Market

·       Balloon and Lantern Releases – The Chairman and Cllr Hill also drew attention to the effect of these releases on wildlife and domestic stock.

·       Focusing on the Future

·       Calne Leisure Centre/Campus Update

6.45pm

6.

Solutions for Health Weight Loss Programme

To receive a presentation from Katherine Reeves from Solutions4Health about a weight loss programme.

Minutes:

Perry Trafford, Solutions4Health, gave a presentation about the ShapeUp4Life weight management programme available to Wiltshire residents.

 

Matters highlighted in the course of the presentation and discussion included: the structure of the course and its aims; when the course will start taking applicants; the length of the course; the accessibility of the course; that the course was peer supported; the adaptability of the course to people’s personal needs; who can join the course; the relationship between nutrition and physical activity; how to check your BMI and the partnership between course leaders and local health trainers.   

 

6.55pm

7.

Partner Updates

To receive updates from the partners listed below:

 

a.    Wiltshire Police

b.    Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

c.     NHS Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group

d.    HealthWatch Wiltshire

e.    Town and Parish Councils

f.      Area Schools Update

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Area Board received and noted the following updates from key partners:

 

a)    Wiltshire Police – the written report was received and noted.

 

b)    NHS Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group – the written report was received and noted.

 

c)    HealthWatch Wiltshire – the written report was received and noted.

 

d)    Compton Bassett Parish Council – the following points were noted:

 

·         Thank you to the Area Board for its help with Remembrance Sunday, and commented on the huge success the weekend had.

·         Thank you to the Area Board and to CATG for the 40 mph signs in the community.

·         Thank you to the Area Board for the money awarded to them for their Village Hall roof.

 

e)    Calne Without Parish Council – the following points were noted:

 

·         Attempts had been made to address speeding problems in Stockley and there is hope that it will be referred to CATG.

·         That the planting of dedicated trees for Remembrance Sunday had been postponed until a future date.

·         Cllr Trotman drew attention to Cllr Wayman’s agreement to implement a toucan crossing and speed reduction on the Studley Crossroads.

 

f)     Cherhill Parish Council – the following points were noted:

 

·         Thank you to local residents who had been very engaged in the Remembrance Sunday proceedings.

 

g)    Bremhill Parish Council – the following points were noted:

 

·         That the Parish Council and local residents had successfully planted a commemorative tree to remember the fallen in WWI.

·         Attention was drawn to the hard work of David Wood who had researched the history of the 28 people from the parish that had died during WWI, the names of which were read out by Ward Cllrs.

·         The efforts to improve the safety of roads around the Parish, in particular, the cutting of hedges and filling in of overruns when they are used as passing places.

·         Thank you to Diane Gooch who had attended the East Tytherton lunch and it was noted that the parish was happy to work together more closely in the future.

·         The success of the annual Bremhill Bonfire event.

·         That the Rural Touring Arts would soon be in town to give a performance.

 

h)    Hilmarton Parish Council – the following points were noted:

 

·         The concern about the Bushton Road travellers.

·         The success of the Smile group in Hilmarton.

 

i)     Calne Town Council – the following points were noted:

 

·         The success of the Remembrance Sunday proceedings, particularly the River of Poppies; woven poppies draped on a tree by St. Mary’s Church; and, the exhibition on show in the Heritage Centre.

·         That the commemorative trees dedicated to those fallen during WW I would take place sometime in the spring 2019.

·         That footpaths have been identified for improvement over the next few years and that this will link in with the various WWI commemorative tree planting sites.

 

j)     Heddington Parish Council

 

·         There were no representatives present but the Chairman did note that they had successfully planted their WWI commemorative trees and thanked them for doing so.

7.10pm

8.

Community Presentations

To receive feedback from Tara Fisher about the Calne Summer Playscheme, in particular this year’s scheme and future plans, following the award of an Area Board grant in July 2018.

Minutes:

Tara Fisher provided feedback on the Calne Summer Playscheme following the award of an Area Board grant in July 2018.

 

Matter highlighted in the course of the presentation and discussion included: the history and ethos of the Playscheme; the organisation of the Playscheme; the success of the 2018 Playscheme and the role that the Area Board grant played in this; 2018 statistics and in particular how many children attended and from which schools; some of the feedback received from parents and carers and future plans for 2019 and beyond.

 

7.20pm

9.

Our Community matters

To receive updates and consider recommendations arising from the following local JSA priorities/working groups:

 

·       Local Youth Network Jordon Holt/Cllr Thorn

·       Parish Forum

·       WWI Project – Ed Jones/Cllr Rounds

·       Older People/Carer’s Champion – Diane Gooch

·       Calne Health and Wellbeing Group – Alison Ingham

·       Dementia Action Alliance Steering Group Cllr Crisp

·       Air Quality Working Group Cllr Hill

·       Calne Our Place Naomi Beale (Chairman)

·       Calne Community Safety Forum Glenis Ansell (Chairman)

·       Calne S106 Working Group – Cllr Trotman

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Councillors provided an update on community issues and progress on Calne Area Board working groups as follows:

 

·         Local Youth Network

 

It was noted that:

 

·         The last meeting had agreed on a strategy moving forward.

·         That Cllr Thorn and the Community Engagement Manager were trying hard to meet with John Bentley School and it hoped that a more comprehensive update would be available for the next Area Board meeting. 

 

·         WWI Project

 

Ed Jones and Cllr Rounds commented on the success of the WWI Commemorative Tree Planting Project referred to in the Town and Parish Council update above at minute 46.

 

·         Older People/Carer’s Champion

 

Diane Gooch drew attention to the following matters:

 

·         Local Voice had met around two weeks prior to plan future projects and consider how to work more closely with other organisations .

·         Work was continuing to utilise Community Transport in regards to arranging local events such as pub lunches.

·         A concert was being arrange in collaboration with Celebrating Age , and local residents were being encouraged to attend. Plans are being made to arrange pantomimes and more concerts in the near future.

·         There are plans to expand memory walks to more parishes. To make this successful parishes needed to contact the Older People/Carer’s Champion to make the necessary arrangements.

 

·         Calne Health and Wellbeing Group

 

Alison Ingham drew attention to the following matters:

 

·         Alison Ingham had recently been appointed as Chair of Calne Health & Social Care Forum.

·         The group last met on 23rd October 2018 and considered a number of issues including: the Open Minds Mixed Mental Health Support Group; the Singing Group; the Men’s Shed; Calne Older People and Carer’s Champions; the Calne Dementia Alliance; the Calne Memory Club and the new improved access to GPs initiative.

·         That Improved Access is a Wiltshire-wide initiative where local GP practices are working together to offer increased availability of services and appointments in the evenings and the weekend. These appointments are available 6.30pm-8.00pm throughout the week and including bank holidays.

·         Cllr Hill drew attention to the fact that 66% of Wiltshire Council’s budget is spent on just 4% of people in Wiltshire – namely the most vulnerable people in our communities.

 

·         Dementia Action Alliance Steering Group

 

The Chairman drew attention to the written update which can be found on pages 35-43 of the agenda pack.

 

·         Air Quality Working Group

 

Cllr Hill drew attention to the written update which can be found on pages 45-53 of the agenda pack.

 

·         Calne Community Safety Forum

 

It was noted that there was a written update which can be found on pages 55-57 of the agenda pack.

 

·         Calne S106 Working Group

 

Cllr Trotman drew attention to the following:

 

·         Updates were given on the following active schemes: Woodhill Rise; a shared use cycle/pedestrians route from Woodhill Rise to Abberd Way; a cycle/pedestrian route from Abberd Way to Abberd Brook; a shared use path on the Rec and an Abberd Lane bridleway cycle path.

·         Updates were given on the following future schemes: pedestrian/cycle improvements on Oxford Road and  ...  view the full minutes text for item 9.

7.30pm

10.

Area Board Funding

To consider 6 applications for Area Board funding, as follows:

 

·       Applicant: Heddington Parish Council
Project Title: Bus Shelter - Scotts Close Heddington - £2969.75
View full application
 

·       Applicant: Kingston House 'Greensleeves Care'
Project Title: Kingston House Tovertafel Project - £3000.00
View full application
 

·       Applicant: Calne Community First Responders
Project Title: Fitting out of new vehicle -  £950.00
View full application

·       Applicant: Hilmarton Parish Council
Project Title: Hilmarton Take a Seat project - £1500.00
View full application
 

·       Applicant: PCC of Mary's church, Calstone.

Project Title: Wheelchair ramp for accessibility to community events. - £300.00
View full application
 

·       Applicant: St James' Church Cherhill
Project Title: New Heating Boiler - £2500.00
View full application

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

It was noted that the application from Heddington Parish Council for a bus shelter at Scott’s Close, Heddington had been withdrawn prior to the Area Board meeting.

 

Consideration was given to the 5 applications made to the Community Area Grants Scheme as follows:

 

Resolved

 

1.    To award Kingston House ‘Greensleeves Care’ - £3000 for the Kingston House Tovertafel Project

 

2.    To award Calne Community First Responders - £950 for the fitting out of a new vehicle

 

3.    To award Hilmarton Parish Council - £1500 for the Hilmarton Take a Seat Project

 

4.    To award PCC of St. Mary’s Church, Calstone - £300 for wheelchair ramp accessibility to community events

 

5.    To award St. James’ Church, Cherhill - £2500 for a new heating boiler

8.00pm

11.

Urgent items

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

Minutes:

There were no urgent items.

8.10pm

12.

Close

The Chairman will set out arrangements for the next meeting.

Minutes:

The next Area Board meeting would be held at 6.30 pm on 22nd January 2018 at Calne Library and Hub, with refreshments available from 6.00 pm.

 

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