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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Calne Hub & Library, The Strand, Calne, SN11 0RD

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

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6.30 pm

14.

Chairman's Welcome and Introductions

The Chairman will welcome everyone to Calne Area Board and introduce the Councillors and Officers present.

Minutes:

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

15.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies or substitutions for the meeting.

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Cllr Alan Hill, Ed Jones and Katie Brown. 

16.

Minutes

To approve and sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 21 January 2020.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 21 January 2020 were approved and signed as a correct record.

17.

Declarations of Interest

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

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

6.40 pm

18.

Chairman's Announcements

The Chairman will provide information about: 

 

·       Families and Children Transformation (FACT) Programme

·       Community Governance Review Consultation

·       Changes to Kerbside Recycling Collection

·       Coronavirus: Update and Information

·       A summary of the government’s £220m “better deal for bus users” and consultation information

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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

 

  • Families and Children Transformation (FACT) Programme
  • Community Governance Review Consultation
  • Changes to Kerbside Recycling Collection
  • Coronavirus: Update and Information
  • A summary of the government’s £220m “better deal for bus users” and consultation information

19.

Partner Updates

To receive an update from our partners.

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

1.    Wiltshire Police – the written update was presented and a verbal update was given by PC Steve Carroll, who was congratulated on his work locally on rehabilitation of offenders:

 

·       A vehicle was stopped in the locality and as a result two addresses in Calne were searched and over £20,000 of crack and a large amount of cash seized.

·       Four people were arrested, and addresses have been identified to work with the vulnerable persons involved.

 

2.    Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service the written update was noted.

 

3.    NHS Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group the written update was noted.

 

4.    Healthwatch the written update was noted.

 

5.    Bremhill Parish Council – the following points were noted:

 

·       Bremhill had been engaging with the Gigaclear team regarding broadband rollout in the area and other parishes were encouraged to do the same.

·       It had also been engaging with Bristol and Avon River Trust regarding the River Marden and were seeking advice on what needed to be done to improve it.

 

6.    Cherhill Parish Council – the following point was noted:

 

·       The precinct would rise this year and residents were encouraged to voice their opinion to the parish council.

 

7.    Compton Bassett Parish Council – the following point was noted:

 

·       The Neighbourhood Plan was under review and it sought to address issues such as traffic, verges and climate change.

 

8.    Calne Town Council – the following points were noted:

 

·       That a road safety campaign for the Lansdowne Park Estate had begun.

·       Residents were encouraged to use Calne’s bus services where possible.

20.

Families and Children's Transformation (FACT) Programme

To receive a presentation from Adele Owens, System Thinking Practitioner at Wiltshire Council, on the FACT programme’s work and learning in the Calne community area.

Minutes:

Heather Lovelock and Adele Owens, from the System Thinking Team at Wiltshire Council, gave a presentation on the FACT programme’s work and learning in the Calne community area.

 

Matters highlighted in the course of the update and discussion included: what the FACT programme is and its aims; the Integrated Earliest Support in Communities workstream; the multi-agency project undertaken so far; what it has learned from the families it had worked with; what actions were taken on this learning; why Calne was chosen to lead in the programme; the Calne Multi-Agency Action Group; the work undertaken in Calne so far; reaching all areas within the Calne community area and engagement with Calne’s children and families.

 

For more information attendees were encouraged to contact the programme via: Adele.Owens@wiltshire.gov.uk, Heather.Lovelock@wiltshire.gov.uk  or FACT@wiltshire.gov.uk.

21.

Our Community Matters

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

 

·       Older People/Carer’s Champion – Diane Gooch

·       Calne Health and Wellbeing Group – Alison Ingham

·       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

·       Calne Community Area Transport Group – Cllr Crisp

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Councillors then provided an update on community issues and progress on

Calne Area Board working groups as follows:

 

Older People/Carer’s Champion – Diane Gooch

 

It was noted that:

 

·       The Share a Pot scheme was up and running and continue to be a success.

·       The Opera would be coming back to Calne in May at the Town Hall.

·       Following the closure of Lloyds Bank in Calne, two sessions run by the company would take place on 28 April at Calne Library and Hub. These would teach residents how to use the online banking service.

·       A new brochure had been circulated on Rural Dementia Action Live and it looked to make a folder in the near future.

·       Calne had signed up to help the National Association of Local Councils’ work on dementia.

 

Calne Health and Wellbeing Group Alison Ingham

 

It was noted that:

 

·       Residents were encouraged to follow the national guidance regarding Coronavirus, especially in regularly washing you hands and not attending surgeries if you feel unwell.

22.

Area Board Funding

To consider two applications to the Community Area Grants Scheme, as follows:

 

·       Waste Not Want Not, seeking £798.75 for new IT equipment

·       YMCA Humpty Dumpty Nursery, seeking £3,500 towards their Early Years Garden Project

·       Calne in Tune - Music Arts and Media Project, seeking £4,938 towards equipment costs

·       Cherhill Parish Council, seeking £500 for a Yatesbury Village notice board

 

To consider four applications to the Youth Grants Scheme, as follows:

 

·       Calne Town Council, seeking £806.40 towards joint CMAS commissioning for a pilot youth club

·       Calne Pocket Park and Community garden, seeking £2,725 for the Calne Pocket Park Youth Performance Skills Project

·       A Place 4 Us, seeking £5000 for the Calne Disability Youth Club

 

To note the award of £319 from the Youth Grants Scheme to Calne Community Area Fairtrade Group towards promotion and prizes for a youth competition as part of Fairtrade Fortnight 2020 under delegated authority.

 

To consider a recommendation to ringfence £4,000 of Health & Wellbeing funding for the continuation of the Share Pot Scheme.

 

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the four applications made to the Community Area

Grants Scheme and three applications for Youth funding.

 

The Area Board noted the award of £319 from the Youth Grants Scheme to Calne Community Area Fairtrade Group towards promotion and prizes for a youth competition as part of Fairtrade Fortnight 2020 under delegated authority.

 

It also considered a recommendation to ringfence £4,000 of health &

wellbeing funding for the continuation of the Share Pot Scheme.

 

Cllr Trotman, Cllr Thorn and Cllr Rounds declared an interest in the Calne Town Council application for youth funding (all members of Calne Town Council). All declared they would participate in the debate and vote for each item with an open mind.

 

Resolved

 

1.    To award Waste Not Want Not £798.75 for new IT equipment.

2.    To award YMCA Humpty Dumpty Nursery £3,500 towards their Early Years Garden Project.

3.    To award Calne in Tune - Music Arts and Media Project £4,938 towards equipment costs.

4.    To award Cherhill Parish Council £425 for the Yatesbury Village

notice board.

5.    To award Calne Town Council £806.40 towards joint CMAS commissioning for a pilot youth club.

6.    To award Calne Pocket Park and Community garden £2,725 for the Calne Pocket Park Youth Performance Skills Project.

7.    To award A Place 4 Us, seeking £5000 for the Calne Disability Youth

Club.

8.    To ringfence £4,000 of health and wellbeing funding for the continuation of the Share Pot Scheme.

23.

Urgent items

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

Minutes:

There were no urgent items.

24.

Close

The next meeting of Calne Area Board will be on Tuesday, 23 June 2020 at Calne Hub & Library, The Strand, Calne, SN11 0RD.

Minutes:

The next meeting of Calne Area Board will be on Tuesday, 23 June 2020 at Calne Hub & Library, The Strand, Calne, SN11 0RD.

 

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