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Agenda and minutes

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

Contact: Craig Player  Democratic Services Officer

Items
Note No. Item

5 mins

58.

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.

59.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence had been received from Cllr Stuart Wheeler and Richard Rogers.

 

Cllr Stuart Wheeler was substituted by Cllr Mark Connolly.

60.

Minutes

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 08 July 2019.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 08 June 2019 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

61.

Declarations of Interest

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

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

 

62.

Chairman's Announcements

The Chairman will make the following announcements:

 

·       Downland School Consultation

·       How Dementia Friendly is Wiltshire?

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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

 

·         Downland School Consultation

·         How Dementia Friendly is Wiltshire?

20 mins

63.

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 written report was noted:

 

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

 

·         The What Three Words app, which gives three simple words for the communication of locations, can be an effective tool for the public to share their location with services when in an emergency.

 

 

64.

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

Minutes:

a)         Health and Wellbeing Group – the following points were noted:

 

·         The draft version of the Assets Register for the Pewsey Area had been circulated. This is a short brochure sent to GPs to share what village services are available to their patients.

·         The Armchair Exercise Group will be held at the Bowls Club in weeks leading up to Christmas.

·         Bedwyn Walking Group was continuing to run successful activities.

10 mins?

65.

Community Area Grants

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

 

·       Pewsey Rugby Club – provision of new mower - £1950

·       Burbage Village Hall – provision of new doors - £1800

·       Easton Royal Village Hall – provision of new doors - £756

·       SWAST Community First Responder - Raizer Lifting Chair for Upavon Community First Responder Group - £1500

 

To consider three member-led initiatives for Youth funding as follows:

 

·       Open Blue Bus – Cllr Jerry Kunkler - £6800

·       Mental Health Support for Young People – Cllr Jerry Kunkler - £650 plus £1000 to be reassigned from the 21st Century initiative.

·       Ice Rink – Cllr Jerry Kunkler - £1500

 

To also consider an application for Community Area Grant funding from Burbage and Easton Royal Cricket Club for outfield levelling. The application was originally considered at the May meeting of the Area Board in which it was awarded £2000. It was decided that the application would be brought back to the September meeting to see if there was any additional funding available to meet the remainder of their original £5000 request.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Area Board considered five applications for Community Area Grant funding and three member-led initiatives for Youth funding.

 

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

 

Resolved

 

1.    To award Pewsey Rugby Club £1950 for the provision of a new mower.

2.    To award Burbage Village Hall £1800 for the provision of new doors.

3.    To award Easton Royal Village Hall £746 for the provision of new doors.

4.    To award SWAST Community First Responders £1500 for a raizer lifting chair.

5.    To award Open Blue Trust £6800 to provide a mobile community centre for young people in the Burbage and Upavon areas subject to relevant safeguarding checks.

6.    To award Mental Health Champions for Vale of Pewsey Schools £650 and to reassign £1000 from the 21st Century initiative for mental health support for young people.

7.    To award the Pewsey Parish Council £1500 for an ice rink during the Christmas period.

8.    To award Burbage and Easton Royal Cricket Club £1500 for outfield levelling.

66.

Partner Updates Part 2

To receive updates from partner organisations:

 

·       Spotlight on Parishes

·       Pewsey Community Area Partnership

·       Healthwatch

·       NHS Wiltshire Clinical Commisioning Group

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

a)    HealthWatch - the written update was noted.

 

b)    NHS Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) - the written update was noted.

 

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

 

·         The tourism partnership was continuing to tick along and its promotional film on Pewsey had been viewed over 22,000 times.

·         It was working towards a Great Western Railway Community Fund bid for more visitor leaflets and the development of an app to show tourist where to visit in Pewsey.

·         Great Western Railway will to visit Bouverie Hall on 31st October to talk about the new timetable being launched in December and some of issues reported by rail users in the last few weeks.

5 mins

67.

Urgent items

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

Minutes:

It was noted that the Woodborough End of Summer Spectacular would be held on Saturday 28th September.

 

It was also noted that Pewsey and District Feast and Carnival would be held on 21st September 2019.

68.

Future Meeting Dates and Close

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

 

Minutes:

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

 

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