General Notices

One position remains on Keevil Parish Council

At the Annual Parish Meeting and Annual Parish Council Meeting on Monday 14th May 2018, the following positions were confirmed: Councillor Ginny Sherman: Chair Councillor Suzanne Wickham: Vice Chair Councillor Rosemary Banfield Councillor Simon Newton There remains one Casual Vacancy on Keevil Parish Council, please see the vacancies page for details. In addition, Councillor Rosemary … Continue reading One position remains on Keevil Parish Council

Review of Keevil’s Village Design and Communication options – report available

At the Keevil Parish Council meeting in March 2018, some residents expressed concerns that the Keevil Village Design Statement is no longer aligned with current Core Policies, and its influence on planning decisions for development within the village is uncertain. With the support of the (then) Chairman and Councillors, a small project group consisting of … Continue reading Review of Keevil’s Village Design and Communication options – report available

Government funds for local housing projects

Wiltshire Council is helping communities provide affordable homes with cash from a Government fund reserved for local housing projects. It has forged a partnership with two organisations dedicated to promoting community life – Wiltshire Community Land Trust and Community First. The partnership aims to help neighbourhood groups develop new affordable housing in their community to … Continue reading Government funds for local housing projects

Canal campaigners aiming for link to Lacock

The dream of a restored canal between Melksham and Lacock has moved another step closer to reality. The former Wilts & Berks Canal was abandoned more than a century ago and much of the original line was lost under modern development. However, in recent years the Wilts & Berks Canal Trust has submitted plans to … Continue reading Canal campaigners aiming for link to Lacock

Stay in touch with our Clinical Commissioning Group

Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for planning, organising and buying high-quality health services for the 470,000 people in Wiltshire. They are clinically-led, which means they are made up of doctors, nurses and other health professionals who understand the needs of the Wiltshire community and the impact that local services have on patients’ health. … Continue reading Stay in touch with our Clinical Commissioning Group

Another Casual Vacancy on Keevil Parish Council

Due to the resignation of Graeme Collins, another vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for Keevil Parish Council. There are three positions available. The first will be filled by co-option at an Extraordinary Meeting of the remaining four councillors of Keevil Parish Council on Tuesday 8th May, when a new Chairman and Vice … Continue reading Another Casual Vacancy on Keevil Parish Council

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust Volunteer Open Day

Find out about opportunities to volunteer across our spectacular nature reserves. Meet volunteer task leaders and try your hand at some practical tasks. Wear suitable clothing and sturdy footwear and bring a packed lunch. Tea, coffee and cake will be provided! Booking essential; Please contact Matt Callaway on 07872117384 or mattc@wiltshirewildlife.org for more details.

Please take our Rural Crime Survey 2018

Don’t miss out on the chance to have your say about rural policing in Wiltshire. We are launching our second Rural Crime Survey to ensure rural communities can express what is important to them and feedback their thoughts on rural policing in Wiltshire. We would really appreciate you taking the time to complete the survey … Continue reading Please take our Rural Crime Survey 2018

Footpath Improvement and Maintenance

100 years ago most people in the parishes around Melksham used local paths to walk to town. These paths need regular attention to ensure that they continue to be passable. Recently, West Wilts Ramblers have surveyed of all the rights of way in the parish of Melksham Without. As a result, if you pass that … Continue reading Footpath Improvement and Maintenance