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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Cricklade Town Hall

Contact: Kevin Fielding  (Democratic Services Officer)

Items
No. Item

1.

Chairman's Welcome and Introductions

Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting of the Royal Wootton Bassett & Cricklade Area Board and introduced the councillors and officers present.

 

The Chairman thanked member Ray Sanderson for his excellent defibrillator demonstration prior to the meeting.

 

2.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from:

 

·       Sector Inspector Dave Hobman – Wiltshire Police

·       Angela Jensen – Cricklade Town Council

·       Diana Kirby – Tockenham Parish Council

·       Janice Bardwell – Health Trainer, Wiltshire Council

3.

Minutes

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 21 September 2016.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Decision

 

·       The minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 21 September 2016 were agreed a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

Note: that Emma Brook represented Baydon Parish meeting, and not Baydon Parish Council.

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.

5.

Wiltshire - The Wider Picture

News and information on what’s going on in your local community and across the county:

 

·       The Rural Crime Partnership for Wiltshire and Swindon.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The following Chairman’s Announcement was noted:

 

·       The Rural Crime Partnership for Wiltshire and Swindon.

 

 

6.

Strengthening our Communities

Update on working with our young people to provide positive leisure activities – Connecting Youth.

 

 

A short video outlining the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s priorities and precept proposals for 2017/18

 

 

Youth Grant Funding Applications

 

·       Cricklade Cricket Club requesting £5,000 for Cricklade Cricket Club - Astro Pitch Project.

 

 

Supporting Community Projects and Facilities - Alexa Smith – Community Engagement Manager, Wiltshire Council

 

Community Area Grants

 

·       Cricklade & District Community Association requesting £5,000 for Safe Secure project.

 

·       Tockenham Village Hall Committee requesting £750 for Tockenham Village Hall New Furniture.

 

·       Little Stars Tots and Toddlers requesting £1,000 for Little Stars Tots and Toddler Group Equipment.

 

·       2nd Purton Rainbows requesting £633.56 for starting a new Rainbow unit.

 

·       Hook, Greatfield & Greenhill Village Hall Trustees requesting £4,620 for Hook Greatfield Greenhill Village Hall car park improvements.


Community Engagement Manager Update – Alexa Smith

 

·       Joint Strategic Assessment Event feedback.

 

 

Feedback from Town and Parish Councils

 

 

 

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Jude Deaman and Jess Ovens Connecting Youth gave the youth update.

 

Points made included:

 

·       Had carried out a six week street based project in Cricklade due to anti-social issues with around thirty young people.

 

·       Had also carried out a project in Lyneham and Bradenstoke.

 

·       Good partnership working with local Police teams re anti-social behaviour.

 

The Chairman thanked Jude Deaman and Jess Ovens for their good work and update.

 

Youth Grant Funding Applications

 

Decision

Cricklade Cricket Club awarded £5,000 for Cricklade Cricket Club - Astro Pitch Project.

 

 

A short video outlining the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s priorities and precept proposals for 2017/18 was shown.

 

 

Alexa Smith –Community Engagement Manager, Wiltshire Council presented the Community Area Grant applications:

 

Decision

Cricklade & District Community Association awarded £5,000 for Safe Secure project.

This application meets the grants criteria and has been classified as a capital project.

 

Decision

Tockenham Village Hall Committee awarded £931.92 for Tockenham Village Hall New Furniture.

This application meets the grants criteria and has been classified as a capital project.

 

 

Decision

Little Stars Tots and Toddlers awarded £1,000 for Little Stars Tots and Toddler Group Equipment.

This application meets the grants criteria and has been classified as a capital project.

 

Decision

2nd Purton Rainbows awarded £633.56 for starting a new Rainbow unit.

This application meets the grants criteria and has been classified as a capital project.

 

Decision

Hook, Greatfield & Greenhill Village Hall Trustees awarded £4,620 for Hook Greatfield Greenhill Village Hall car park improvements.

This application meets the grants criteria and has been classified as a capital project.

 

Area Board financial statement

 

Area Board budget at start of meeting: £28,466.20

 

Youth budget at start of meeting: £59,312.40

 

 

Joint Strategic Assessment Event feedback.

 

Community Engagement Manager Update Alexa Smith gave a short update

on the outcomes of the ‘Our Community Matters’ Joint Strategic Assessment event held on 23 November 2016.

 

Full reports were contained in the agenda pack.

 

Decision


The Area Board expresses its thanks to the people who gave their time to participate in the event.

 

That the Area Board adopts the priorities identified by the ‘Our Community Matters’ event and works to facilitate local action to tackle those priorities.

That the Area Board requests the Local Youth Network, the Health and Wellbeing Group and the Community Area Transport Group (and any other local task groups established by the Board) to adopt and take forward the priorities identified in the relevant theme areas.

That the Area Board requests the Community Engagement Manager to work with key partners, agencies and community groups to coordinate action around the priorities identified.

That the Board considers whether it wishes to champion a particular theme or priority and to earmark funding to promote, initiate and support community-led action around the selected priorities.

That the Board considers appointing a lead member to champion any priority (priorities) adopted.

That reports are submitted to the Board on progress made to address the priorities to ensure that positive outcomes are delivered and that this be  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Spotlight on Parishes and Partners

To receive updates from our key partners, including:

 

·       Wiltshire Police

·       Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

·       Military Civilian Integration Partnership

·       Defence Technical Training

·       NHS Wiltshire

·       Healthwatch Wiltshire

·       Parish and Town Councils

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Updates were received from the following Partners, Towns and Parishes:

 

·       Wiltshire Police - the written report was noted.

 

·       Dorset and Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service - the written report was noted.

 

·       Cricklade Town Council – the written report was noted.

 

·       Purton Parish Council – the written report was noted.

 

·       Lyneham & Bradenstoke Parish Council – the written report was noted.

 

The Chairman thanked all partners for their updates.

 

8.

Task Group Reports and Decisions

To consider reports from the following task groups and make any necessary decisions:

 

Community Area Transport Group (CAT-G)

Neighbourhood Planning Working Group (NEW-V)

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Community Area Transport Group – Cllr Bob Jones

 

·       The CATG notes dated 5 January 2017 were agreed with the following recommendations agreed by the Area Board:

 

Decision

To carry out Footway improvements at Manor Hill Purton a sum not to exceed £9,500 of which Purton PC will contribute £2,400 and hedge and fence work.
 
Carry out signage review at the Fiddle and Forty in Cricklade to prevent HGV traffic using the route to Chelworth Industrial estate.  A sum not to exceed £5,000 of which CTC will contribute 50%

 

 

Neighbourhood Planning Working Group (NEW-V) – Cllr Allison Bucknell

 

·       That the group were due to meet on Thursday 19 January, with work ongoing.

9.

Wrap Up

 

                         Future Meeting Dates

 

·       Wednesday 22 March 2017 - Bushton & Clyffe Pypard Village Hall

 

·       Wednesday 16 May 2017 - Millennium Hall, Purton

 

·       Wednesday 5 July 2017 - Lyneham Primary School

 

·       Wednesday 27 September 2017 - Cricklade Town Hall

 

·       Wednesday 8 November 2017 - REME Museum, Lyneham

Minutes:

The Community Engagement Manager gave a brief overview of Community events and activities during 2017, these included:

 

        The Great British Spring Clean

        The Big Pledge – London Calling Healthy Schools initiative

        World War One commemorations

 

Full details and tool kits for all the events and activities would be available in due course.

 

 

That the 5 July meeting would be held at the Memorial Hall, Royal Wootton Bassett.

 

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