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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Purton Village Hall, Station Rd, Purton, Swindon SN5 4AJ

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 Wootton Bassett & Cricklade Area Board and introduced the councillors and officers present.

2.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Johnathan Bourne – Royal Wootton Bassett Town Council, Janice Bardwell – Health Trainer, Sheila Dunn – Royal Wootton Bassett Memorial Hall, Angela Jenson – Cricklade Town Council & David Potts.

3.

Minutes

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 22 March 2017.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Decision

 

The minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 22 March 2017 were agreed a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

4.

Declarations of Interest

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

 

Minutes:

Community Area Grant for Cricklade Bloomers – Cllr Bob Jones. Did not vote on this grant application.

5.

Appointments to Outside Bodies and Working Groups and Councillor to support each of the JSA themes

To note that appointments to outside bodies and working groups for the forthcoming year:

 

·        Community Area Transport Group (CAT-G)

 

·        C&DCA (Cricklade Leisure Centre)

 

·        Community & RAF Fairford Liaison Group

 

·        Caring for Dementia

 

·        Health & Wellbeing Board

 

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

To following appointments to outside bodies and working groups were made for the forthcoming year – 2017/18:

 

·         Community Area Transport Group (CAT-G) – Cllr Bob Jones

 

·         C&DCA (Cricklade Leisure Centre) - Cllr Bob Jones

 

·         Community & RAF Fairford Liaison Group - Cllr Bob Jones

 

·         Caring for Dementia – Cllr Mary Champion

 

·         Health & Wellbeing Board – Cllr Mary Champion

 

6.

Wiltshire - The Wider Picture

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

 

 

Minutes:

There were no announcements.

7.

Strengthening our Communities

 

Cyber Crime presentation - Sgt Paul Harvey, Wiltshire Police

 

 

Update from Alexa Smith - Community Engagement Manager

 

 

Introduction to your local Area Board

 

To build an understanding in the community and amongst local partners, parish councils and new Area Board members about the role of the Area Board, grant processes, devolved responsibilities, local priority setting and the Our Community Matters portal.

 

 

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

 

To  sign off Wiltshire Wildlife Trust Campaign Plan.

 

 

Grant Funding

 

 

Delegated Decision

 

Area Board delegated decision to Community Engagement Manager:

 

To note, in respect of urgent matters, the Community Engagement Manager, following consultation with members of the Area Board and agreement of the Chairman and Vice-Chairman, authorised £200 for Fun in the Sun Purton.

 

This decision was taken by Area Board members between meetings of an Area Board.

 

 

Community Area Grant Applications:

 

·        Dance Common Management Group requesting £5,000 for Reinstatement of stone wall for Cricklade Bloomers.

 

·        Thames Pre-School requesting £350 for Thames Preschool Forest School.

 

·        The Cricklade Band requesting £992.03  for Cricklade Band - new storage facility.

 

·        Purton Parish Council requesting  £670.00 for Cemetery Notice Board.

 

·        Tockenham Village Fair requesting  £998.40 for Tockenham Trestles.

 

·        Lydiard Millicent Parish Council requesting £5,000 for Lydiard Millicent Cricket Square Reinstatement.

 

·        The Wilts & Berks Canal Trust requesting £4,265.58 for Studley Grange Wildlife Trail Footpath.

 

·        The Cricklade Festival requesting £1,000 for Cricklade Events Signage.

 

 

Community Youth Funding

 

·        GreenSquare - requesting £1,050.00 for Cricklade Skate Scoot BMX Session.

 

·        Cricklade Youth Provision Proposal (CMAS).

To provide the structure and support of Cricklade youth provision from June 2017 to June 2018, for 46 weeks of the year.  Amount requested £10,750

 

 

Councillor Initiative

 

·        Cllr Mary Champion to propose an initiative to supplement her fundraising for local young people as Mayor of Royal Wootton Bassett - further information to follow’.

 

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Alexa Smith - Community Engagement Manager gave a brief introduction as to the role the Area Board.

 

To build an understanding in the community and amongst local partners, parish councils and new Area Board members about the role of the Area Board, grant processes, devolved responsibilities, local priority setting and the Our Community Matters portal.

 

 

 

Grant Funding

 

Delegated Decision

 

Area Board delegated decision to Community Engagement Manager:

 

To note, in respect of urgent matters, the Community Engagement Manager, following consultation with members of the Area Board and agreement of the Chairman and Vice-Chairman, authorised £200 for Fun in the Sun Purton.

 

This decision was taken by Area Board members between meetings of an Area Board.

 

Decision

 

·         The Area Board noted the delegated decision to Community Engagement Manager.

 

 

Community Area Grant Applications

 

The Area Board members considered eight community grant applications:

 

 

·         Dance Common Management Group awarded £5,000 for Reinstatement of stone wall for Cricklade Bloomers.

 

·         Thames Pre-School awarded £350 for Thames Preschool Forest School.

 

·         The Cricklade Band awarded £992.03 for Cricklade Band - new storage facility.

 

·         Purton Parish Council requested £670.00 for Cemetery Notice Board – The Area Board declined this application.

 

·         Tockenham Village Fair awarded £998.40 for Tockenham Trestles.

 

·         Lydiard Millicent Parish Council requested £5,000 for Lydiard Millicent Cricket Square Reinstatement– This application was withdrawn

 

 

·         The Wilts & Berks Canal Trust requested £4,265.58 for Studley Grange Wildlife Trail Footpath – This application was withdrawn

 

·         The Cricklade Festival awarded £1,000 for Cricklade Events Signage.

 

Community Youth Funding

 

The Area Board members considered two community youth grant applications:

 

·         GreenSquare - awarded £1,050.00 for Cricklade Skate Scoot BMX Session.

 

·         Cricklade Youth Provision Proposal (CMAS).

To provide the structure and support of Cricklade youth provision from June 2017 to June 2018, for 46 weeks of the year.  Amount awarded £10,750

 

 

Councillor Initiative

 

The Area Board members considered one Councillor Initiative grant application:

 

·         Cllr Mary Champion to propose an initiative to supplement her fundraising for local young people as Mayor of Royal Wootton Bassett. Amount awarded £3,000.

Note: The Area Board members requested that the grant was agreed with the condition that the initiative would be for young people who live in the community area.

 

 

Health and Wellbeing Funding

 

The Area Board members considered one Health and Wellbeing grant application:

 

·         Wiltshire Music Centre awarded £1,500 for Celebrating Age project.

 

 

8.

Spotlight on Parishes and Partners

To receive updates from our key partners, including:

 

  • Wiltshire Police
  • Dorset and Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service
  • NHS Wiltshire
  • Healthwatch Wiltshire
  • Parish and Town Councils

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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

 

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

 

  • NHS Wiltshire - the written report was noted.

 

  • Healthwatch Wiltshire - the written report was noted.

 

  • Royal Wootton Bassett Town Council – the written report was noted.

 

  • Cricklade Town Council – the written report was noted.

 

  • Tockenham Parish Council – the written report was noted.

 

The Chairman thanked all partners for their updates.

 

9.

Task Group Reports and Decisions

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

 

·        Community Area Transport Group (CAT-G), to include the Local Highways Investment Fund

 

 

Minutes:

 

 

·         Community Area Transport Group (CAT-G), to include the Local Highways Investment Fund – noted.

 

·         Neighbourhood Planning Working Group (NEW-V) – nothing to report.

 

10.

Wrap Up

 

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