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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Woodborough Social Club, Smithy Lane, Woodborough, SN9 5PL

Contact: Stuart Figini  Democratic Services Officer

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Election of Chairman

To appoint a Chairman for 2018/19.

Supporting documents:


Cllr Jerry Kunkler was appointed as Chairman for 2018/19.


Election of Vice-Chairman

To appoint a Vice-Chairman for 2018/19


Cllr Paul Oatway was appointed as Vice-Chairman for 2018/19.




Welcome and Introductions


The Chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting and introduced the Area Board Members and Wiltshire Council officers.



Apologies for Absence


Apologies for absence had been received from Margaret Holden – Easton Royal Parish Council.




To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 21st May 2018.

Supporting documents:




·         The minutes of the meeting held on Monday 9 July 2018 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.



Declarations of Interest

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



There were no declarations of interest.




Chairman's Announcements

The Chairman will make the following announcements:


·         UK Youth Parliament Elections and Activity

·         Everleigh HRC

Supporting documents:


The Chairman made the following announcements contained in the agenda pack:


·         UK Youth Parliament Elections and Activity


·         Everleigh HRC



Appointment to Working Groups and Outside Bodies

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



·         Health and Wellbeing Group.

·         Pewsey Community Area Partnership (PCAP)

·         The Vale Community Campus

·         Community Area Transport Group (CATG)

·         Local Youth Network (LYN)

Supporting documents:


The following appointments to outside bodies and working groups were made for the forthcoming year:


·         Health and Wellbeing Group – Cllr Stuart Wheeler

·         Pewsey Community Area Partnership (PCAP) – Cllr Paul Oatway

·         The Vale Community Campus - Cllr Paul Oatway

·         Community Area Transport Group (CATG) – Cllr Jerry Kunkler

·         Local Youth Network (LYN) - Cllr Jerry Kunkler



Waste Collection Service Changes

To receive a presentation from Martin Litherland, Head of Waste Management about the new waste collection service changes starting from 30th July 2018.


Martin Litherland, Head of Waste Management, Wiltshire Council gave a short presentation that outlined the new waste collection service changes starting from 30July 2018.


Points made included:


·         In addition to the usual plastic bottles and cardboard, you would be able to include yoghurt pots, plastic trays, margarine tubs, ice cream tubs,Juice, milk and soup cartons.


·         All could go in the blue lidded bins. 


·         Remember to rinse and squash your recycling where possible


·         That collection dates for recycling, garden and non-recyclable waste won’t change when the new services were introduced on 30 July.


·         That all collections would remain fortnightly.


·         That Wiltshire Council would continue to work with our provider, Hills Waste Solutions, to improve recycling services and make it even easier for residents to recycle at home.


·         Residents could keep updated on these changes and any future changes by signing up for email alerts by visiting the waste pages on council’s website. 


The Chairman thanked Martin Litherland for his presentation.


Afternote – Following discussion on the Everleigh HRC consultation under this item during which issues were raised regarding the format of the consultation an action was taken to remove the word limit in the free text boxes.



Partner Updates

To receive any updates from partner organisations:

·         Healthwatch Wiltshire

·         Pewsey Community Area Partnership

·         Wiltshire Police

·         Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue

·         Town and Parish Council Updates

Supporting documents:


The following Partner updates were given:


Pewsey Community Area Partnership (PCAP)


·         That the rail user group had now formed a user group with a constitution agreed, with funding sought from GWR.


·         Everleigh HRC – written report dated 7 July 2018 from Colin Gale was noted.


The Pewsey Area Board members advised that they and the Tidworth Area Board members were totally committed in backing the Pewsey Community Area Partnership in trying to keep the Everleigh HRC open.



Wiltshire Police – written report



Healthwatch Wiltshire – written report



Shalbourne Parish Council


·         That the Oxenwood Centre may be taken over and operated by Community First.



Pewsey Parish Council


That Pewsey Parish Council were unhappy at the continued lack of any representation by the CCG at Area Board meetings.

PAB Statement 6th July 2018

Supporting documents:



Update on Working Groups

·        Local Youth Network - including proposals for expenditure - Jan Bowra


·        Health and Wellbeing Group – including proposals for expenditure - Cllr Stuart Wheeler


·        Community Area Transport Group - including proposals for expenditure - Cllr Jerry Kunkler

Supporting documents:


Local Youth Network (LYN)


·         The minutes dated 4 June 2018 were noted.


·         The Area Board members thanked Jan Bowra for her work during Ros Griffiths absence.


·         Pewsey Community Area Partnership (PCAP) awarded £3,872 for Pewsey 360 Extreme Fun Day - Wheeled Sports Event.



Pewsey Health & Wellbeing Group


·         The minutes dated 24 April 2018 were noted.



Community Area Transport Group (CATG)


·         The notes dated 6 June 2108 were noted.




The Vale Community Campus Update

To receive an update from the Community Engagement Manager and Cllr Paul Oatway.

Supporting documents:


Ros Griffiths – Community Engagement Manager gave a short update on the new Vale Community Campus which was on course to open its doors in the autumn.

Points made included:

·         That the build schedule continued to progress well.

·         That the mechanical/plant room was now being installed.

·         That the outdoor skate park was currently being designed.

·         That local schools would be invited to build links with the new centre.

·         That it was hoped to hold an Area Board meeting at centre during 2018.


The Chairman thanked Ros Griffiths for her update.




Community Engagement Manager Update

·         Commemorative Tree Planting Project

·         Big Pledge: Beat the Clock

Supporting documents:


Ros Griffiths - Community Engagement Manager advised that:


·         WW1 Tree planting – It was expected that the trees would be delivered during November 2018 by the Woodland Trust.


·         Big Pledge “Beat the Clock” – Whilst the campaign had once again been a huge success across the county only one local school had agreed to take part.




Community Area Grants

There are no applications for Community Area Grants for this meeting.



The Area Board considered two applications for Community Area Grant funding.  The Chairman invited the local Councillor to introduce each application, following which a representative of the applicant was given an opportunity to give a brief overview of their project to the Area Board.


·         Wiltshire Walking Project requesting £1,000 – This application was deferred until the September meeting for more information.


·         Pewsey Tourism Film awarded £2,005 for a filming project which would create a TV quality film approximately 3 minutes of the Vale of Pewsey that would promote the area to support the visitor economy as well as being a resource for local groups and organisations to use.



Urgent items

Any other items of business which the Chairman agrees to consider as a matter of urgency.

Supporting documents:


That Parishes wishing to collect bags of road salt from Wiltshire Council currently had to travel to Warminster. Could Wiltshire Council store bags of road salt at a location in Marlborough for residents living in this part of the county.


It was agreed the Community Engagement Manager would follow this matter up.



Future Meeting Dates and Close

The next meeting of the Pewsey Area Board is scheduled for 3rd September 2018, 7pm at Great Bedwyn Village Hall.



The next meeting of the Pewsey Area Board is scheduled for 3September 2018, 7pm at Great Bedwyn Village Hall.


The Chairman thanked everyone for attending.





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