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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Brinkworth Village Hall, B4042, Brinkworthm SN15 5AF

Contact: Craig Player  Democratic Services Officer

Items
Note No. Item

7.00 pm

1.

Chairman's Welcome and Introductions

The Chairman will welcome those present to the meeting.

Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed everyone to Malmesbury Area Board and introduced Councillors and Officers present.

2.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Kim Power, Chair of Friends of Riverside, Sid Jevons, Malmesbury and the Villages Community Area Partnership (MVCAP) and Peter Gilchriest, Chair of Crudwell Parish Council.

3.

Minutes

To approve and sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 20th November 2018.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 20th November 2018 were approved and signed as a correct record.

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.

7.10 pm

5.

Chairman's Announcements

The Chairman will provide information about:

 

a)    Districts and Polling Places

Minutes:

The Chairman drew attention to the written and verbal update highlighted in the agenda pack:

 

         Districts and Polling Places

7.15 pm

6.

Blue Light Updates

To receive updates from the following partners:

 

a.    Wiltshire Police

b.    Wiltshire Fire and Rescue

c.    Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner - Precept consultation

Minutes:

The Area Board received and noted the following updates from key partners:

 

a)       Wiltshire Police – the written report was received and noted.

 

b)       Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner – Precept consultation – the written report was received and noted.

7.20 pm

7.

Cyber Crime Workshop

To receive a presentation from the South West Police Regional Cyber Crime Unit and Wiltshire Police.

Minutes:

The Area Board received a presentation from the South West Regional

Cyber Crime Unit and Wiltshire Police about cyber crime in the South West region and what the public can do to stay safe online.

 

Matters highlighted in the course of the presentation and discussion included: the work of the South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit and the Digital Intelligence and Investigation Unit (DIIU); cyber dependant crimes such as malware, viruses and hacking; cyber enabled crimes such as fraud, identity theft and harassment; password management; the impact of cyber crimes; the age range of those affected by cyber crimes; installing liability and responsibility in users; the use of backups and encryption; phishing and how to look out for phishing attempts; how businesses can stay protected and how to report a cyber crime.

8.20 pm

8.

Local Youth Network Update and Applications for Youth Funding

To receive an update on the Local Youth Network (LYN) and for the Area Board to consider two Youth Grant(s):

 

1.    Wiltshire Outdoor Learning Team - £750

2.    CMAS - £500

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Richard Williams, Local Youth Facilitator, introduced the two Youth Funding applications as detailed in the report.

 

The Chairman noted that this Area Board would be Richard’s last and thanked him for his hard work in the Malmesbury area.

 

Resolved

 

1.    To award Wiltshire Outdoor Learning Team - £750 for an outdoor activities event.

 

2.    To award CMAS - £500 for the extended support for LGBTQ project sessions.

8.30 pm

9.

National Armed Forces Day

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

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Area Board received a presentation from Ollie Phipps, Community Engagement Manager, about the National Armed Forces weekend 2019 and how Wiltshire’s local communities can get involved.

 

Matters highlighted in the course of this 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

 

1.    To award - £1415 for three National Armed Forces Day projects (Community Art Tapestry, Human Poppy World Record Attempt and Social Media Photograph Campaign)

8.40 pm

10.

Area Board Funding

Councillors will be asked to consider the Community Area Grants report and make recommendations on the applications received:

 

1.    Woodbridge Church Group - £5000

2.    Ashton Keynes Village Hall - £2500

3.    Sherston Shooters – £5000

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to 3 applications made to the Community Area Grant Scheme as follows:

 

Resolved

 

1.    To award Woodbridge Church Group - £2500 for Somerford Church Community Space

2.    To award Ashton Keynes Village Hall - £2500 for hall floor repairs

3.    To award Sherston Pre-School - £2500

8.50 pm

11.

Partner Updates

To receive updates from the following partners:

 

a.    Town and Parish Councils

b.    Health & Wellbeing Champion

c.    Riverside Centre

d.    Malmesbury and the Villages Community Area Partnership (MVCAP)

e.    Healthwatch Wiltshire

f.     Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Area Board received and noted the following updates from key partners:

 

a)       Town and Parish Councils

 

·       Sherston Parish Council – it was noted that the installation of a new play area was close to completion and that the Parish Council had been involved in the funding of Sherston Pre-School.

·       St Paul Malmesbury Without Parish Council – it was noted that the proposed pelican crossing would be finalised on Tuesday 8th January.

 

b)       Health & Wellbeing Champion – 28 applications for Surviving Winter grants had been received but funding was needed to fulfil them and Cllr Berry urged Town and Parish Councils to consider extra funding for the Health & Wellbeing Champion.

 

c)       Healthwatch Wiltshire – the written report was received and noted.

 

d)       NHS Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group – the written report was received and noted.

9.05 pm

12.

Community Area Transport Group

The Area Board will be asked to consider the recommendations from the 4th December 2018 Malmesbury Community Area Transport Group (CATG) meeting outlined in the report.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman drew the Area Board’s attention to the recommendations from the 4th December 2018 Community Area Transport Group meeting outlined in the report.

 

Resolved

 

To adopt the recommendations of the Community Area Transport Group as outlined in the report.

13.

Urgent items

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

Minutes:

There were no urgent items.

9.10 pm

14.

Evaluation and Close

The next meeting of the Malmesbury Area Board will be held on Wednesday, 5th March 2019, 7.00 pm at Ashton Keynes Village Hall.

Minutes:

The next meeting of the Malmesbury Area Board will be held on Wednesday, 5th March 2019, 7.00 pm at Ashton Keynes Village Hall.

 

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