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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Enford Village Hall, Longstreet, Enford, SN9 6DD

Contact: Kevin Fielding  (Democratic Services Officer)

No. Item


Chairman's Welcome, Introductions and Announcements

Chairman’s Announcements:


·         Bobby Van Trust – Free Online safety support.


·         Formal Consultation on the Draft Wiltshire Housing Site Allocations Plan.

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The Chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting of the Tidworth Area Board.


The following Chairman’s Announcement was noted:



·         The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust.


·         Formal Consultation on the Draft Wiltshire Housing Site Allocations Plan.



Apologies for Absence


Apologies for absence were received from Mike Giles – Ludgershall Town Council.


Declarations of Interest

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



There were none.



To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 17 May 2017.

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·         The minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 17 May 2017 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.



Police Update

An update from Inspector Nick Mawson – Wiltshire Police.


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Inspector Nick Mawson presented the written update which was noted.



Fire & Rescue Update

An update from Tom Brolan - District Commander Amesbury, Ludgershall & Pewsey.


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Fire Officer Dean Andrews presented the written update which was noted.



Local Youth Network update including grants

An update from the Wellington Academy Heroes.



The Community Engagement Manager advised that there no grants for approval and that he looked forward to working with the group again after the Summer break.


Alzheimer's Society - Side by Side Project

Dianne Jenkins - Alzheimer’s Society


Dianne Jenkins gave a short presentation that highlighted the Alzheimer's Society - Side by Side Project.

Points made included:


·         Side by Side helps people with dementia to keep doing the things they love with the support of a volunteer.


·         Making it easier for people to remain active in their local community.


·         What they do together is entirely based on what the person with dementia wants.


·         Being a Side by Side volunteer is a flexible way to volunteer your time and helps people with dementia to keep doing the things we take for granted.


·         People with dementia can be referred to Side by Side or refer themselves.


·         Community groups and individuals can get involved by being dementia friendly.


·         Volunteers needed that can offer a variety of interests or hobbies.


·         Telephone volunteers can also reduce loneliness.


·         Local dementia action alliances can ensure inclusive communities.


The chairman thanked Dianne Jenkins for her presentation.




Sde by Side will help us to reach more people with dementia
particularly those who live


Cyber Crime

Lee Stripe – Wiltshire PoliceCyber Crime Prevention.



Lee Stripe – Wiltshire Police gave a presentation that highlighted how Wiltshire Police were dealing with the growing threat of cyber crime.


Points made included:


Raise Awareness


·         Improve the community’s awareness of threat and impact.


·         Encourage crime reporting and intelligence gathering.



High Risk and repeat victims


·         Effectively identify high risk and repeat victims.


·         Work with partners to support repeat victims and prevent ongoing victimisation.


·         Effective partnership work/understanding the nature of vulnerability across sectors.


·         Understand impact.



Better understand the nature of the threat and response


·         Fully appreciate that this is changing and fluid threat.


·         Engaging at local, regional and national level to benefit from wider comprehension and coordinated response.


·         Support the production and sharing of analytical products.


·         Recognise impact upon individuals and organisations.





·         Provide co-ordinated, consistent and timely advice.


·         Coherent communications strategy (internally and externally).


The Chairman thanked Lee Stripe for his presentation. It was agreed that the power point presentation would be attached to the minutes.


TCAP Thematic Group Updates

·         Health & Wellbeing Group update including grants - Reia Jones


·         Dementia Action Alliance subgroup update – Brian Pratt


·         Child Poverty subgroup update – Marc Read


·         Neighbourhood Tasking Group – Cllr Chris Williams


·         Older Person & Carers Champion update – Tony Pickernell




Dr Celia Grummett – Cross Plain Surgery advised the Area Board that Cross Plain Partnership planned to close it’s Ludgershall surgery and combine it’s patient register due to GP staffing issues.


Health & Wellbeing Group – Reia Jones

Points made included:


·         Continued issues with Ambulance services across the community area re waiting times.


·         Discussions had been started re Rough Sleepers in the community area. It was hoped that a future Area Board could highlight this issue.


Health & Wellbeing Group Funding


·         DAA - Connie’s Colander awarded £550



Dementia Action Alliance Group – Brian Pratt

Points made included:


·         That the group were looking to hold an event at the Wellington Academy on Wednesday 18 October.



Child Poverty Group – Marc Read

Points made included:


·         That a Child Poverty Summit event would be held on Tuesday 21 November at Devizes School.


·         That the Child Poverty Working Group had evolved into more of a networking session.


·         That a Family Learning Festival was planned for a two week period during October.


Older Person & Carers Champion update – Tony Pickernell

Points made included:

·         Was still visiting Care Homes and individuals.

·         Would be starting Dinner Tea Dances in September and hoped to raise funding for transport so the outlying areas could also get a chance to attend the first one.

·         Ludgershall Memory Cafe was going well.

The Chairman thanked everybody for their updates.




Community Engagement Manager update

Marc Read – Community Engagement Manager.


·         First World War commemorative tree planting.






Marc Read – Community Engagement Manager.


Points made included:


·         Wiltshire Centre for Independent Living - Creating Strong Communities, 14 Week Course starting September 2017.


·         Illegal Money Lending Team - £4.5k project with KFR.


·         WW1 Commemorative tree planting - A proposal for Wiltshire Council to plant 10,000 trees to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War. It was to be decided whether a large Wiltshire wood, or smaller community areas would be planted.


·         Healthy Schools – Ludgershall Castle Primary, Clarendon Infant, Clarendon Junior, Wellington Academy, Collingbourne Primary now on board.


·         Dorset & Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service – Salamander course begins Monday 17 July.


The Chairman thanked Marc Read for his update.












Community Area Transport Group update

Cllr Mark Connolly.



Cllr Mark Connolly advised that there were two CATG funding projects for the Area Board to agree.




·         Netheravon village gates and junction signage awarded up to £7,300.


·         Riverbourne roundabout, Tidworth awarded £3,000 for A338, tank track walkway design work.


The Chairman thanked Cllr Connolly for his update.


Area Board Grant Review

Tidworth Community Area Pre-Schools that have received funding over the past 18 months.




Emma Scammell – Child Care Officer, Wiltshire Council thanked the Area Board for the support and funding that the Tidworth Community Area Pre-Schools had received over the past 18 months.

The Chairman thanked Emma Scammell and remarked how Wiltshire Council was unique in the way that it continued to fund child care provision during a period of austerity.



Grant Funding

To determine any applications for Community Area Grants.


Grant application packs for the Community Area Grants Scheme are available from the Community Area Manager or electronically at:



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The Area board members considered five applications for grant funding:



Ludgershall Titans football team awarded £840 for Ludgershall FC under 18s.

The application meets grant criteria 2017/18




Ludgershall Town Council awarded £375.45 for Ludgershall Defibrillator Installation.

The application meets grant criteria 2017/18




Finding the forgotten awarded £5,000 for World War One - after the war is over.

The application meets grant criteria 2017/18




Royal British Legion Branch Ludgershall awarded £700 for RBL Ludgershall Branch Standard.


The application meets grant criteria 2017/18




Strange Old Things - The Mobile Museum awarded £1,000 for Strange Old Things - The Mobile Museum Outreach.


The application meets grant criteria 2017/18




Updates from Town and Parish Councils, the Army, NHS, TCAP, Lovell and other Partners

To receive any updates.

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Written updates from NHS Wiltshire, Healthwatch Wiltshire and Lovell were noted.


Everleigh Parish Council


·         That the village had just held a successful village gathering, with a hog roast.


·         Bonfire and fireworks on Saturday 4 November.



Fittleton Parish Council


·         That the village was currently raising funds for the purchase of two defibrillators.



Tidworth Town Council


·         That a Summer Festival event was planned for Saturday 22 July 2017.



Ludgershall Town Council


·         That work continued with Andover Town Council re the railway project.



Tidworth Community Area Partnership


·         A big thanks to all who took part in the recent Blue Light Day. The even was a huge success.


·         2 September Tidworth War Memorial unveiling.


The Chairman thanked everybody for their updates.



Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Tidworth Area Board will be on Monday 18 September at the Memorial Hall, Ludgershall.



The next meeting of the Tidworth Area Board will be held on Monday 18 September at the Wellington Academy.



Cyber Crime

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