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Agenda and minutes

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

Contact: Craig Player  Democratic Services Officer

Items
Note No. Item

7.00pm

1.

Welcome and Introductions

The Chairman will welcome those present at the meeting.

Minutes:

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

 

The Chairman noted that this may be the Community Engagement Manager, Ros Griffiths, last Area Board and thanked her for all of her hard work in the Pewsey area. 

2.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence had been received from Curly Haskell (Pewsey Parish Council).

3.

Minutes

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 3rd December 2018.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 3rd December 2018 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

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.

Chairman's Announcements

The Chairman will make the following announcements:

 

·       Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner- Precept consultation

·       Polling District and Place Review

·       Special Schools

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman drew attention to the following announcements available in the agenda pack and circulated at the meeting:

 

·       Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner – Precept consultation

 

In response to questions fielded by the Area Board to Jerry Herbert, Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, it was noted: that the extra funding will be used to increase the officer footprint in local areas; that 41 extra officers will be hired if funding is granted; that the clean-up rates are published on the PCC website and the Office of National Statistics; that  volunteers were used in the Wiltshire area; that the recruitment of staff also focused on cyber-crime; how cyber-crime is dealt with in the Wiltshire area; how Wiltshire Police is working to advise young people on how to behave online; that the public can engage with the consultation via https://www.wiltshire-pcc.gov.uk.

 

·       Polling and District Places

·       Special Schools

·       The Vale Community Campus

6.

Partner Updates Part. 1

To receive any updates from partner organisations:

 

·       Wiltshire Police

·       Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue

Minutes:

a)    Wiltshire Police – the written report and following points were noted:

 

·       That Action Fraud work with local departments and colleagues overseas to bring online criminals to justice.

·       That Wiltshire Police was looking at the most appropriate format for Area Board reports and public were encouraged to come forward with their own thoughts.

·       That hare-coursing was still prevalent in the locality but Wiltshire Police was working hard to get convictions.

 

b)    Wiltshire Fire and Rescue – the video update and following points noted:

 

·       That there continued to be daily deployments from Pewsey

·       That you could follow the Pewsey Fire Service on Twitter

·       That recruitment was going well in Pewsey and the Fire Service was doing a good job locally.

7.

Update on Working Groups and Projects

a)    Local Youth Network – including proposals for expenditure - Cllr Jerry Kunkler

 

b)    Health and Wellbeing – including proposals for expenditure - Cllr Stuart Wheeler

 

c)    Community Area Transport Group – including proposals for expenditure - Cllr Jerry Kunkler

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

a)    Local Youth Network

 

Consideration was given to 3 applications for youth grant funding.

 

The Chairman invited a representative of each applicant to give a brief overview of their project to the Area Board.

 

Resolved

 

1.    To award 21st Century Legacy £1000 for its health and wellbeing project for young people

 

2.    To award 1st Pewsey Guides £500 for its 1st Pewsey Guides and Senior Section Unit

 

3.    To award Jackdaws Music Education Trust £300 for its Jackdaws Opera Plus project

 

b)    Health and Wellbeing Projects

 

Consideration was given to 4 applications for health and wellbeing grant funding.

 

Resolved

 

1.    To award Bruce Branch canal trip for isolated residents £585

 

2.    To award Kennet Gateway Club transport fund £2000

 

3.    To award Memory Café £500

 

4.    To award Raizer Chair £2000

 

c)    Community Area Transport Group (CATG)

 

The Chairman drew the Area Board’s attention to the recommendations from the 21st December 2018 CATG meeting outlined in the report.

 

It was noted that the CATG was struggling to fulfil all of the projects it had set out to do due to a lack of funds and that this meant that local parishes contribute more money than in other areas due to this.

 

Resolved

 

To adopt the recommendations of the CATG as outlined in the report.

8.

CCG RUH Maternity Transformation Consultation

To receive a presentation from Sarah MacLennan on the CCG RUH Maternity Transformation Consultation.

Minutes:

The Chairman announced that Item 8 had been removed from the agenda.

9.

National Armed Forces Day

To receive a presentation from the Community Engagement Manager, Ros Griffiths, about the National Armed Forces Day 2019 and how Wiltshire’s local communities can get involved.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Ros Griffiths, Community Engagement Manager, gave a presentation on the National Armed Forces Day in June 2019 and how Wiltshire’s communities could get involved.

 

Matters highlighted in the course of the presentation and discussion included: the three-day programme of the National Armed Forces weekend; the scope of the event; community involvement in the event; the importance of the event to Wiltshire and Salisbury in particular; the social media photograph campaign; the community tapestry project and the largest human poppy world record attempt.

 

Resolved

 

To award £1500 for three National Armed Forces Day projects (Community Art Tapestry, Human Poppy World Record Attempt and Social Media Photograph Campaign).

10.

Community Area Grants

To determine any applications for Community Area Grants.

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

It was noted that the application from Burbage Village Hall for village hall repairs had been withdrawn prior to the Area Board meeting.

 

The Area Board considered 3 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.

 

Resolved

 

  1. To award Upavon Short Mat Bowls Club £829 for an electric bowls mat winding and storage machine

 

  1. To award Pewsey Heritage Centre £2500 for PHC Education Centre new kitchen and toilet

 

  1. To award All Cannings/Woodborough/Chirton £500 for a school and community radio project with an additional £500 to be funded through the health and wellbeing fund.

11.

Partner Updates Part. 2

To receive updates from partner organisations:

 

·       HealthWatch

·       Spotlight on Parishes

·       Pewsey Community Area Partnership

·       NHS Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

a)    HealthWatch - the written update was noted.

 

b)    Pewsey Area Partnership (PCAP) – the following points were noted:

 

·       That there had recently been a Pewsey Vale Rail User Group meeting.

·       That the Pewsey Vale Rail User Group had developed a good relationship with Great Western Rail (GWR) and that GWR gave two free train tickets to be used in the Pewsey Open Day raffle.

·       That the relationship with Great Bedwyn Rail User Group was good and they were often in contact.

·       That the next PCAP meeting is at Woodborough Parish Rooms.

 

c)    NHS Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group - the written update was noted.

12.

Urgent items

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

Minutes:

There were no urgent items.

9.00pm

13.

Future Meeting Dates and Close

The next meeting of the Pewsey Area Board is scheduled for Monday 7th March 2019, 7pm at Burbage Village Hall.

 

Minutes:

The next meeting of the Pewsey Area Board is scheduled for Monday 11th March 2019, 7pm at Burbage Village Hall.

 

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