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Agenda and minutes

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

Contact: Kevin Fielding  (Democratic Services Officer)

Items
No. Item

1.

Chairman's Welcome and Introductions

·       Introduction of new Community Engagement Manager Alexa Smith.

Minutes:

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

 

The new Royal Wootton Bassett and Cricklade Community Engagement Manager, Alexa Smith was introduced to the Area Board. Alexa gave a brief overview of her role and advised that she was looking forward to meeting the representatives of the Community and starting her new role in Royal Wootton Bassett and Cricklade.

 

2.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from:

 

Cllr Bob Jones – Wiltshire Council

Inspector Dave Hobman – Wiltshire Police

Mike Leighfield – Royal Wootton Bassett Town Council

Capt Bob Rusbridger - Lynham, Defence College of Technical Training

Sheila Dunn – Royal Wootton Bassett Arts Festival.

3.

Minutes

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 20 May 2015.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Decision

 

·       The minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 20 May 2015 was agreed as the correct record and signed by the Chairman with the following amendment:

 

Agenda Item. No.11 Task & Working Group Updates - Cricklade SCOB.

 

·       That concerns relating to lack of information, the manner in which the SCOB had been kept informed and the lack of transparency in the decision making process were raised re the Cricklade Campus.

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:

 

·       Changes to Street Lighting.

·       LEADER Funding.

·       Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy

·       School Organisation Plan.

·       Dairy View Extra Care Scheme, RWB.

·       Invitation to join Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Service Users Group.

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The following Chairman’s Announcements were noted:

 

·       LEADER Funding

·       Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy

·       School Organisation Plan

·       Dairy View Extra Care Scheme, RWB

·       Invitation to join Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Service

          Users Group

·       Passenger Transport Consultation

6.

Spotlight on Partners

To receive updates from our key partners, including:

 

a. Wiltshire Police

b. Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

c. Lyneham Defence College of Technical Training – Captain Bob Rusbridger  in attendance.

d. Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group

e. Neighbourhood Planning Working Group: NEW-V

f. Community-Led Planning Steering Groups

g. Chambers of Commerce/Business Associations

h. Community Groups

i. Housing Associations

j. Network Rail

k. RWB Arts Festival & Memorial Hall

l. Royal Wootton Bassett Sports Association

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Updates from partners were received as follows:

 

 Wiltshire Police – Sgt Donna West

 

·       That Inspector Dave Hobman was unable to attend the meeting.

 

 

Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service – Mike Franklin

 

The written report was noted.

 

 

Wiltshire Fire Authority - Cllr Mollie Groom

 

·       That the new Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service Call Centre at Potterne was bedding in very well.

 

 

Lyneham Defence College of Technical Training – Captain Bob

Rusbridger

 

·       The written report was noted

 

 

Neighbourhood Planning Working Group: NEW-V

 

·       Next meeting Wednesday 12 August 2015.

 

·       Concerns were raised re the Chancellor's announcement on Neighbourhood Plans and what effect the announcement would have on plans already in place and those being produced now.

 

 

Royal Wootton Bassett Chamber of Commerce / Business Association

 

·       That a new emblem had been designed for retailers to flag up discounts to military personnel.

 

 

Network Rail

 

·       The written report was noted.

 

·       That the contract had still not been signed for the temporary road to be built to the south of Marlborough Road.

 

·       Consultations would be carried out with local residents re any possible diversions.

 

·       That there were concerns using B roads as possible diversion routes.

 

 

Royal Wootton Bassett Sports Association

 

·       The written report was noted.

 

·       The official opening of the new site would be Saturday 5 September 2015. 

 

The Chairman thanked all partners for their updates.

7.

Strengthening our Communities

We are doing this by:

 

Services to the Elderly

·       To discuss the services needed by the elderly in each Community Area & to consider nominating an Elderly Persons Champion & a Carers Champion.

 

 

Local Health and Wellbeing Board

·       An update on integrated teams.

 

 

Magna Carta Celebrations – Monday 15 June 2015.

·       Update from Pete Smith community Youth Officer, Wiltshire Council.

 

 

Working with our young people to provide positive leisure activities

·       Update from Pete Smith – Community Youth Officer, Wiltshire Council.

 

 

Supporting Community projects and facilities

·       Grant Funding and Financial statement - Alison Sullivan - Community Area Manager, Wiltshire Council.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Services to the Elderly

 

Nicola Gregson - Head of Commissioning for Older People, Care, Support and Accommodation, Wiltshire Council gave a presentation which outlined the services needed by the elderly in each Community Area and to consider nominating an Older Persons Champion and a Carers Champion.

 

Points made included:

 

·       Significant changes in the way people were supported to be independent

 

        Care Act implemented April 2015

 

        CCG currently tendering Community Health Services

 

·       That Wiltshire Council wanted to talk with area boards and people in the community about how best to support people.

 

·       That an Older Persons Workshop was proposed for the Autumn.

 

 

Mike Franklin advised that Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service would be happy to be involved in the Older Persons Workshop.

 

It was agreed that a report would come back to a future Area Board meeting with clear outcomes.

 

 

Local Health and Wellbeing Board

 

Ted Wilson – Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group and Dr De Silva – local GP gave a short presentation that updated the work being carried out by the CCG on integrated teams.

 

Points made included:

 

What’s happening in Royal Wootton Bassett, Purton and Cricklade?

 

Integrated working, as a “cluster”

 

         New care coordinator, helping to plug gaps

         Our own Integrated Team

        GPs, DNs, OTs, physiotherapists, Adult Care and Mental Health presence

 

 

Transforming Care for Older People

 

        Multi Morbidity Clinics which involve Elderly Health Check’s for over 75’s

        Discharge planning - Assessing patients within 48 hours after discharge

        Providing Geriatric Crisis Management when required

 

 

Dementia care

 

        Working towards Dementia friendly practices

        Developing staff education for a team approach to identifying dementia

        More resources from Alzheimers Support – practical and emotional

 

 

Other Aims

 

        Directory of Services for cluster in development

        Local ‘Choose Well’ leaflet being produced

        Developing falls assessment clinic for cluster access

 

 

Questions from the floor included:

 

How would this improve the service to residents of Lyneham & Bradenstoke?

a.NHS England was actively looking at the issues facing Lyneham & Bradenstoke.

 

There are not enough GP surgeries in the local area to support a growing population.

a.The CCG had invested some 2m into primary care to try and back fill with locum doctors.

 

The Chairman thanked Ted Wilson and Dr De Silva for their updates.

 

 

Working with our young people to provide positive leisure activities

 

Magna Carta Celebrations – Monday 15 June 2015.

 

Pete Smith – Community Youth Officer gave a short update on the recent    Magna Carta celebrations in Salisbury, several photos were displayed.

 

The Chairman thanked everybody who had contributed from the Royal Wootton Bassett & Cricklade community area.

 

Cricklade – a local café had agreed to young people having a youth café one   evening per week.

 

Royal Wootton Bassett, Lyneham and Purton – Youth democracy groups were now meeting.

 

The Community Youth Grant applications were agreed by the Royal Wootton Bassett & Cricklade Area Board:

 

·       Summer Arts Project awarded £1,880

 

·       Yoga & Relaxation Sessions awarded £900

 

  The Chairman thanked Pete Smith.

 

 

Supporting Community projects and  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

Spotlight on Parishes (including a presentation from Lyneham & Bradenstoke)

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The following written reports were noted:

 

·       Royal Wootton Bassett Town Council.

 

·       Cricklade Town Council.

 

·       Purton Town Council.

 

 

Geoff Jackson-Haines – Chairman, Lyneham & Bradenstoke Parish Council gave a short presentation.

 

Points made included:

 

·       South West in Bloom – Silver award winners in 2014.

 

·       Currently working on the Lyneham & Bradenstoke emergency plan.

 

·       Currently working with New-V.

 

·       Lyneham & Bradenstoke now had three defibrillators installed throughout the parish.

 

·       That the REME Museum was moving from Arborfield to Lyneham.

 

The Chairman thanked everybody for their updates.

 

 

Jackson-Haines son-Haines

9.

Task & Working Group Updates

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

 

a. Royal Wootton Bassett Shadow Community Operations Board

b. Cricklade Shadow Community Operations Board

c. Caring about Dementia Task Group

d. Older Peoples Accommodation Task Group

e. Cricklade Extra-Care Working Group

f. Community Area Transport Group (CAT-G)

Minutes:

 

 

Cricklade Shadow Community Operations Board – Ruth Szybiak

 

·       That after some four years of working on the campus proposals the group would now like to know what its role was, and could it be disbanded if it had no future role.

The Chairman advised that she would seek clarification of this and report to the group.

 

 

Caring about Dementia Task Group – Cllr Allison Bucknell

 

·       The group was now focussing on signing up local Royal Wootton Bassett businesses to become part of the “Dementia Friendly Community”, it would then look to get the rest of the community area on board.

 

 

Cricklade Extra-Care Working Group

 

·       That the recent open day had been well attended.

 

 

Community Area Transport Group (CAT-G)

 

·       That the Business Support Unit, Wiltshire Council would soon be servicing the CAT-G meetings, which would be held four times per year.

 

The Chairman thanked everybody for their updates.

10.

Wrap Up

Minutes:

The Chairman advised that this was Alison Sullivan’s last Area Board before leaving Wiltshire Council and thanked for her for her hard work.

 

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