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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Collingbourne Ducis Village Hall, Chicks Lane, Collingbourne Ducis, SN8 3UH

Contact: Kevin Fielding  (Democratic Services Officer)

Items
No. Item

103.

Chairman's Welcome, Introductions and Announcements

Chairman’s Announcements:

 

 

Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting of the Tidworth Area Board and thanked Collingbourne Ducis Village Hall for hosting.

 

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

 

·         Becoming a Foster Carer

 

·         Salisbury Recovery update

 

 

 

104.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Lt Col Jamie Balls – Tidworth Garrison and Station Manager James Plumley – Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service.

105.

Declarations of Interest

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

 

Minutes:

There were none.

 

106.

Minutes

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on Monday 26 March 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Decision

 

·         The minutes of the meeting held on Monday 26 March 2018 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

107.

Police Update

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The written update was noted.

108.

Fire & Rescue Update

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The written update was noted.

 

109.

Boundary Commission Review

A presentation on the Electoral Review the Local Government Boundary Commission is currently undertaking and relevance to each community area.

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

A presentation was given by Maggie Mulhall – Electoral Services, Wiltshire Council on the Electoral Review the Local Government Boundary Commission was currently undertaking and relevance to each community area.

 

Points made included:

 

·         That this was the first review for Wiltshire since 2008

 

·         That changes would apply from the next elections in May 2021

 

·         The decision was made by Parliament, following recommendations from the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE)

 

·         That the Full Wiltshire Council had approved a council size submission of 99 councillors based on Area Boards

 

·         The LGBCE would then inform Wiltshire Council of its decision in due course

 

The Chairman thanked Maggie Mulhall for her presentation.

 

110.

Big Pledge

Marc Read – Community Engagement Manager

Minutes:

Marc Read – Community Area Manger gave a brief update.

 

A short film was shown highlighting Wiltshire Council’s Big Pledge 2018 health & fitness campaign.

 

Points made included:

 

·         That this year’s Tidworth community area Family Learning Festival would take place during October 2018, with around 50 events planned.

 

The Chairman thanked Marc Read for his update.

 

111.

Thematic Group Updates

·         Health & Wellbeing Group Reia Jones

·         Dementia Action Alliance Brian Pratt

·         Older Person & Carers Champion Tony Pickernell

·         Multi Agency Forum Marc Read

·         Education Group Col Jamie Balls

·         Multi Faith Group Col Jamie Balls

·         Sports and Leisure Group - Col Jamie Balls

Minutes:

 

Dementia Action Alliance Group – Mary Towle

Points made included:

·         That the “Cheerful Cuppa” memory café was now up and running, with 40+ people attending the opening. The café would now be open every Tuesday.

 

Older Person & Carers Champion update – Tony Pickernell

Points made included

·         That the local Nepalese community were looking to hold some cultural events.

·         That some of the local Nepalese community had recently attended a tea dance in Ludgershall.

·         That the Memory Café continued to grow.

 

Education Group – Tony Pickernell

Points made included:

·         That schools in the Salisbury Plain area would be receiving an extra 2m in Wiltshire Council funding re Army Rebasing.

·         That the Community youth group should be up and running during June 2108.

The Chairman thanked everybody for their updates.

 

112.

Community Area Transport Group

Cllr Mark Connolly

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Cllr Mark Connolly introduced the CATG update.

 

That the report of the CATG meeting dated 23 April 2018 were noted.

 

·         That work on the Wellington Academy pedestrian crossing was expected to begin during Summer 2018.

 

·         Ashdown Terrace, Tidworth awarded £7,500 + £2,500 Tidworth Town Council funding contribution for footpath improvements.

 

The Chairman thanked Cllr Connolly for his update.

 

113.

Grant Review - The Great Bustard Project

Minutes:

Ruth Manvell – The Great Bustard Project gave a short presentation that highlighted how Tidworth Area Board funding had enabled The Great Bustard Project to begin trying to re-establish the Great Bustard on Salisbury Plain.

 

The Chairman thanked Ruth Manvell for her presentation.

 

114.

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

To receive any updates.

Minutes:

NHS Wiltshire – The written report was noted.

 

 

Healthwatch Wiltshire – The written report was noted.

 

 

Lovell

 

·         That the first foundations had been laid at the Bulford and Ludgershall sites.

 

 

Ludgershall Town Council

 

·         That the Summer fete would be held on Saturday 9 June.

 

 

Tidworth Town Council

 

·         That the Tidworth Armed Forces day would be held on Saturday 30 June.

 

·         That the Tidworth Festival would be held on Saturday 21 July.

 

 

Netheravon Parish Council

 

·         That a Netheravon toddler group had now been set up.

 

·         That the “Cheerful Cuppa” memory café was now up and running.

 

·         That a soapbox race was planned for September.

 

·         That the Phoenix Hall was now a smoke free area.

 

The Chairman thanked everybody for their updates.

 

115.

Community Area Grants

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:

 

http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/communityandliving/areaboards/areaboardscommunitygrantsscheme.htm.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Area Board members considered six grant funding applications:

 

Decision

5th Wiltshire B-P Scout Group awarded £3,000 for the 5th Wiltshire BP Scout Group Whatever The Weather Project

 

Decision

Tidworth and Ludgershall Men's Shed awarded £2,602 for New Roof Tidworth and Ludgershall Mens Shed


Decision

The Wellington Academy awarded £2,750 for Community Catering and Kitchen Garden

 

Decision

Tidworth Garrison Saddle Club awarded £4,459.50 for Riding School Pony Pens

Decision

Decibelles and Whistles community choir awarded £989 for Portable PA system for Decibelles and Whistles


Decision

Our Walk App awarded £1,000 for the OurWALK app and its development, subject to match funding being received from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

 

116.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Tidworth Area Board will be on Monday 23 July 2018 at Enford Village Hall

 

Minutes:

The next meeting of the Tidworth Area Board will be on Monday 23

July 2018 at Enford Village Hall.

117.

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