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Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Lyneham Primary School, Preston Lane, Lyneham, SN15 4QJ

Contact: Kevin Fielding  (Democratic Services Officer)

Items
No. Item

19.

Parish Discussion

2019_05_8th May Parish Discussion 01

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20.

Chairman's Welcome and Announcements

·         Response to request for information about Rough Sleepers in Wiltshire.

 

·         Response to question concerning the National Armed Forces Day tapestry project.

 

 

 

Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting of the Royal Wootton Bassett & Cricklade Area Board and to Lyneham Primary School.

 

The Chairman introduced the councillors and officers present.

 

Cllr Bob Jones was thanked for hosting the parish discussion group prior to the meeting.

 

21.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Angela Jensen – Cricklade Town Council and Diana Kirby – Tockenham Parish Council.

 

22.

Minutes

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 20 March 2019.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Decision

 

·         The minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 20 March 2019 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

23.

Declarations of Interest

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

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

24.

Wiltshire - The Wider Picture

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

 

·         Royal Wootton Bassett Environmental Group – now holding meeting monthly at The Cross Keys.  The group has set up a Facebook page with info. and future meeting dates etc.  

 

·         Community led housing project

 

·         Homelessness Strategy

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The following Chairman’s Announcements contained in the agenda pack were noted:

 

·         Royal Wootton Bassett Environmental Group now holding

meeting monthly at The Cross Keys. The group has set up a

Facebook page with info. and future meeting dates etc

 

·         Community led housing project

 

·         Homelessness Strategy

 

25.

Strengthening our Communities

Community First - A short presentation highlighting the work of Community First

 

 

Gigaclear roll-out in Wiltshire, part of the Wiltshire Online broadband rollout programme - A short presentation from Stephen Harris (Gigaclear Community Engagement Manager).

 

 

Local Youth Networks (Reports from Royal Wootton Bassett, Cricklade, Lyneham and Purton)

 

To consider a report from the Community Engagement Manager, which includes funding from the Positive Youth Activities budget.

 

 

Health and Wellbeing funding 2019/20

 

·         To consider an application for funding the Celebrating Age project across the Community Area in 2019/20.

 

·         To discuss developing a revised model to champion health and wellbeing in the community area.

 

·         To consider funding in relation to the Health and Wellbeing Champion role.

 

 

RWBC Grants Newsletter.

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Community First - A short presentation from Harry Tipple – Head of Community Development, highlighting the work of Community First.

 

Points made included:

 

·         That Community First were an award winning charity.

 

·         That it had around 22 community transport group throughout Swindon and Wiltshire.

 

·         That the Link Scheme was doing excellent work throughout Swindon and Wiltshire.

 

·         That Community First supported around 65 youth groups.

 

·         That Community First was in the process of acquiring the Oxenwood youth development centre from Wiltshire Council.

 

The Chairman thanked Harry Tipple for his presentation, it was agreed that an update on Community Transport would be given at a future Area Board meeting.

 

 

Gigaclear roll-out in Wiltshire, part of the Wiltshire Online broadband rollout programme - A short presentation from Stephen Harris - Gigaclear Community Engagement Manager

 

Points made included:

 

·         Founded in 2010, Gigaclear Networks was responsible for the UK’s largest rural Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network with a specific emphasis on delivering ultrafast, gigabit-speed connectivity to rural communities.

 

·         That Gigaclear build new networks using commercial investment funds or in the hardest to reach areas with the help of the BDUK rural broadband programme and Local Body subsidies, which assisted with the funding of the most rural builds.

 

·         That Gigaclear were liaising with local parishes to try and get access to as much of the rural area as was possible.

 

The Chairman thanked Stephen Harris for his presentation.

 

 

Local Youth Networks

 

·         Reports from Royal Wootton Bassett and Purton were noted.

 

Jane Vaughan – Community Engagement Manager outlined a report re  funding from the Positive Youth Activities budget.

 

The Area Board members were asked to note arrangements for the provision of youth activities in the Royal Wootton Bassett and Cricklade (RWB&C) Community Area during 2019/20 – Agreed.

 

To note a decision taken under delegated authority to allocate funding of £4144.92 to continue the provision of positive youth activities in Cricklade and Lyneham during April, May and June 2019 – Agreed.

 

To consider an application from Royal Wootton Bassett Town Council for 50% match funding in relation to future youth provision in the town for the 2019/20 financial year. £8650 – Agreed.

 

To note a risk to ongoing youth provision in Cricklade and Lyneham and consider ringfencing funds to maintain existing arrangements:

 

·         Youth provision in Cricklade and Lyneham JUL-AUG-SEP - £4144.00

 

·         Youth provision in Cricklade and Lyneham OCT-NOV-DEC - £4144.00

 

 

The Royal Wootton Bassett & Cricklade grants newsletter was noted.

 

 

Health and Wellbeing funding 2019/20

 

Decision

·         Wiltshire Music Centre awarded £1,500 for funding the Celebrating Age project across the Community Area in 2019/20.

 

It was agreed that the Area Board would write to Ellen Blacker and thank her for her hard work as the Royal Wootton Bassett and Cricklade Area Board Health and Wellbeing Champion.

 

Attendees were given the opportunity to discuss and note how the Health and Wellbeing Champion role could be managed following Ellen Blacker’s departure. It was agreed that the notes of these discussions would be tabled at the next Area Board meeting.

 

 

Concerns were raised  ...  view the full minutes text for item 25.

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26.

Spotlight on Parishes and Partners

To receive updates from our key partners, including:

 

·       Wiltshire Police

·       Dorset and Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service

·       Greensquare

·       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 – a video film was shown

 

·         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

 

·         Purton Parish Council – the written report was noted

 

The Chairman thanked all partners for their updates.

 

 

 

27.

Task Group Reports and Decisions

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

 

·         Community Area Transport Group

Minutes:

The Community Area Transport Group (CAT-G)

 

·         Next meeting Wednesday 5 June 2019

 

28.

Wrap Up

 

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