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Venue: Ashton Keynes Village Hall, Park Place, Ashton Keynes, SN6 6NT What3Words: ///hormones.swift.should

Contact: Ben Fielding  Democratic Services Officer

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Election of the Chairman

To elect the Chairman of the Malmesbury Area Board for the forthcoming year.

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Election of the Vice-Chairman

To elect the Vice-Chairman of Malmesbury Area Board for the forthcoming year.



Chairman's Welcome and Introductions

The Chairman will welcome those present to the meeting.


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.



To approve and sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 28 February 2023.

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Declarations of Interest

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



Chairman's Announcements

To receive the following announcements through the Chair:


·       Wiltshire Libraries are supporting residents to stay online during the cost-of-living crisis.

·       Cost of Living Update.

·       Independent Visitor Scheme promotion for volunteers.

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Partner Updates

To receive updates from the following partners:


·       Wiltshire Police

·       Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

·       BSW Together (Integrated Care System)

·       Healthwatch Wiltshire

·       Community First

·       Health and Wellbeing Update:

o   Malmesbury Area Health and Wellbeing Forum

o   Health & Wellbeing Champion

·       Town and Parish Councils

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Area Board End of Year Report

Part I – Looking Back


·       To receive the Area Board End of Year Report as well as to report on progress made in addressing the Area Board priorities selected for 2022/23:


·       Positive activities for young people – Cllr Gavin Grant

·       Green Issues – Cllr Martin Smith

·       Reducing loneliness and social isolation – Cllr Chuck Berry

·       Highway Safety – Cllr Elizabeth Threlfall

·       Community resilience – Cllr Gavin Grant


Part II – Looking Forward


·       To highlight potential priorities for the Area Board to consider for 2023/24.


·       To appoint Members as Lead representatives to Outside Bodies and any new Non-Priority Working Groups as set out at Appendix A;


·       To appoint a Lead representative to the LHFIG (listed on Appendix A) and to note the Terms of Reference as set out in Appendix B.


·       Appoint a Health and Wellbeing Champion for the Area Board.

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Deprivation in the Local Area

To receive a presentation about deprivation in the local area.

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Lyneham Banks Update

To receive an update on the progress made towards work at B4069 at Lyneham Banks.

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Local Highways and Footway Improvement Group (LHFIG)

The Area Board will be asked to consider the recommendations from the 4 April 2023 Malmesbury Local Highways and Footway Improvement Group (LHFIG) meeting outlined in the report.

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Area Board Funding

To consider the following applications for funding:


Applications Awarded Via Delegated Authority to be Ratified:


The following applications were awarded via Delegated Authority from the 2022/23 budget and need to be ratified at this meeting.


·       M and VCAP - £630.24 towards Cost of Living Crisis Support.


·       The RISE Trust Youth - £1,000 towards Detached Outreach and Safe Spaces for Young People.


·       The Last Baguette Theatre Company CIC - £1,000 towards Arts workshops for young people in Malmesbury in 2023.


·       Malmesbury and District Foodbank - £1,000 towards Additional Citizens Advice Wiltshire funding.


Community Area Grants:


·       Ashton Keynes Indoor Bowls Club - £600 towards New Bowls Mat for Ashton Keynes Indoor Bowls Club.


·       Oaksey Playing Field Trust - £2,500 towards Oaksey Playing Field Pavilion Project.


·       Sherston Magna Cricket Club - £2,500 towards Provision of Solar Power at Sherston Magna Cricket.


·       Movies at Malmesbury - £2,500 towards Modern cinema equipment.


·       Caerbladon CIC - £2,000 towards Malmesbury Area touring exhibition display panels.


·       Malmesbury Live Arts CIC - £2,483 towards New Sound and Lighting Technology Capital Investment.


·       The Last Baguette Theatre Company CIC - £500 towards Lighting equipment for rural touring performances and youth projects.


·       Joseph’s Catholic Primary School Parents and Friends Association - £2,500 towards St Joseph’s Library Refurb.


Youth Grants:


·       The Last Baguette Theatre Company CIC - £500 towards Arts workshops for young people in Malmesbury in 2023.


·       Sherston Arts Festival - £180 towards Sherston Arts Festival Scrapstore Workshop.


·       The RISE Trust Youth - £4,960 towards RISE Detached youth outreach.


·       HEALS of Malmesbury - £2,500 towards Heals of Malmesbury 2023 Summer Activity Programme.


·       The RISE Trust Youth - £5,000 towards Malmesbury Friday night safe space.

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Urgent items

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



Evaluation and Close

The next meeting of the Malmesbury Area Board will be held on 19 September 2023.




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