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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Coronation Hall, East Grafton, Village Green

Contact: Craig Player  Democratic Services Officer

Items
Note No. Item

7.00 pm

30.

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.

31.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies or substitutions for the meeting.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence had been received from Alex Carder (Pewsey Parish Council).

32.

Minutes

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 11th March 2019.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 11th March 2019 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

33.

Declarations of Interest

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

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

 

7.10 pm

34.

Chairman's Announcements

The Chairman will make the following announcements:

 

·       Community Led Housing Project

·       Homelessness Strategy Consultation

·       The Maltings and Central Car Park Masterplan Consultation

·       North Wessex Downs Walking Festival

·       Pewsey Housing Needs Survey

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman noted that the minutes of the last Community Area Transport Group (CATG) meeting on 5th March had not been circulated. Since all CATG members and Councillors were present, its recommendations were adopted and a copy of the meeting’s minutes are attached.

 

The Chairman then drew attention to the following verbal and written announcements available in the agenda pack:

 

·         Community Led Housing Project

·         Homelessness Strategy Consultation

·         The Maltings and Central Car Park Masterplan Consultation

·         North Wessex Downs Walking Festival

·         Pewsey Housing Needs Survey

·         OVO Cycle Races in Salisbury

7.20 pm

35.

Partner Updates Part 1

To receive any updates from partner organisations:

 

·       Wiltshire Police

·       Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

a)    Wiltshire Police – the following points were noted:

 

  • While burglaries were not common, residents were encouraged to be vigilant and report any ongoing suspicious activity to 999.
  • PC Beth Butwell had taken the role of Community Coordinator for Wiltshire East.
  • The police receive fortnightly updates from the Community Speed Watch Teams with specific areas to target and residents were encouraged to report any driving considered to be unsafe directly to 101 with the vehicle registration details.

 

b)    Wiltshire Fire and Rescue – the written report and following points were noted:

 

  • The Fire Service continue to offer Safe and Well visits to resident.
  • The Pewsey Fire Station had a proactive Facebook account and residents were encouraged to follow the page.
  • Incidents of note include a multi appliance thatch fire in Milton Road, Pewsey, a multi appliance thatch fire in Coate, Devizes and a caravan fire involving cylinders at the Woodbridge Inn, North Newnton. 

 

 

7.30 pm

36.

Community Engagement Manager Update

To receive a video update on Wiltshire’s Big Pledge Challenge 2019 on how to get involved, hints and tips to support your pledge and how to keep on track.

Minutes:

Richard Rogers, Community Engagement Manager, gave an update on youth provision in the Pewsey area and The Open Blue Bus Project.

 

The Area Board received a video update on Wiltshire’s Big Pledge Challenge 2019.

 

Matters highlighted in the update included: how to get involved; the challenges available; hints and tips to support your pledge and how to keep on track.

7.35 pm

37.

Update on the Working Groups and Projects

a)    Local Youth Network - Cllr Jerry Kunkler

 

b)    Health and Wellbeing -Cllr Stuart Wheeler

 

c) Community Area Transport Group - Cllr Jerry Kunkler

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

a)    Local Youth Network – the following points were noted:

 

  • That the LYN was working with the Open Blue Bus to deliver opportunities to young people in isolated communities.

 

b)    Health and Wellbeing Projects – the following points were noted and the minutes of the previous Health and Wellbeing Group meeting are attached:

 

  • Further requests to parishes, especially the larger ones such as Burbage and Great Bedwyn, will be made for asset mapping.
  • A pilot for the Armchair Exercise Initiative had been proposed to run a pilot for 12 weeks every two weeks at Bouverie Hall.
  • Mind has been identified to run mental health training for 16 members of school staff.
  • Uptake on the Access walk for the Great Bedwyn Walks Group had been good and other guided walks were available.

 

c)    Community Area Transport Group – the following points were noted:

 

·         The next meeting of the CATG was on 5th June 2019 at Pewsey Parish Council Office.

7.55 pm

38.

Milton Lilbourne Church

To receive an update on the Church Bells Project, which has previously been granted funding by Pewsey Area Board.

Minutes:

Anne and Chris Wardell gave an update on the Church Bells Project, which has previously been given grant funding by the Area Board.

 

Matters highlighted in the course of the presentation and discussion included: the process for fitting the new bell frame and bells; how the bells will be maintained and how long they will last and the test ring band.

8.10 pm

39.

Community Area Grants

To consider four applications for Community Area Grants, as follows:

 

·       Wootton Rivers Village Hall

Refurbishment of toilet/cloakroom facility at village hall - £2072.12

 

·       Ham Village Hall

Doors and windows - £2000

 

·       Burbage and Easton Royal Cricket Club

Burbage ER Cricket Club outfield levelling - £5000

 

·       Upavon Village Hall

Update and replace fire alarms and lighting - £977.40

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Area Board considered four 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 Wootton Rivers Village Hall - £2072.12 for the refurbishment of its toilet/cloakroom facility

2.    To award Ham Village Hall - £2000 for its doors and windows

3.    To award Burbage and Easton Royal Cricket Club - £2000 for outfield levelling

4.    To award Upavon Village Hall - £977.40 to update and replace its fire alarms and lighting

5.    To award Pewsey PCC - £2000 for the St Johns Projector Screen Project

8.20 pm

40.

Partner Updates Part 2

To receive updates from partner organisations:

 

·       Spotlight on Parishes

·       Pewsey Community Area Partnership

·       HealthWatch

·       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:

 

·         TransWilts were meeting in Chippenham, Taunton and Bristol with various partners in the coming weeks.

·         Residents were encouraged to take part in the North Wessex Downs Walking Festival in June.

 

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

5 mins

41.

Urgent items

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

Minutes:

There were no urgent items.

8.30 pm

42.

Future Meeting Dates and Close

The next meeting of the Pewsey Area Board is scheduled for 8th July 2019, 7pm at The Vale Community Campus, Wilcot Road, Pewsey, SN9 5EW.

 

Minutes:

It was noted that the application for a skateboard park in Pewsey had been withdrawn as it looked likely to be rejected on environmental grounds. Work is ongoing to identify a suitable alternative site.

 

The next meeting of the Pewsey Area Board is scheduled for 8th July 2019, 7pm at The Vale Community Campus, Wilcot Road, Pewsey, SN9 5EW.

 

The Chairman thanked everyone for attending.

 

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