Melksham Without Parish Council
Melksham Without Parish Council
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Zoom link for Tonight
Click link here Or go to or Phone 0131 4601196 and enter: Meeting ID: 279 181 5985 Passcode: 070920 Instructions on how to access zoom are on the parish council ....More

To find out more about the current Melksham Neighbourhood Plan statutory consultation from Monday 16th October to Sunday 3rd December see the "Latest News" item on Melksham Neighbourhood Plan 2  and the dedicated website ....More

Information on how to contact your councillor can be found on the Councillors and Representatives page. Their email addresses are provided, but if you wish to ring or write a letter to your councillor please contact the office on 01225 705700 or email: ....More

OUT OF HOURS PHONE NUMBER For urgent matters please ring the out of hours mobile 07341 474234 (please ring, not text, as diverted to a staff member)....More

How to access published council meeting recordings on YouTube
How to access recordings of meetings on YouTube: All parish council meetings are recorded and published on YouTube following the meeting. You can access the parish councils YouTube channel by following the link Melksham Without Parish Councils YouTube ....More

Grant Aid 2024-25
Grant Aid 2024/25   Grant Awards Does your group/organisation benefit residents of Melksham Without? If so, you can apply for grant funding for 2024/25. The closing date for applications is 31st January 2024, with awards to be made at the Annual ....More

Notice is hereby given that due to the non attendance of Robert Hoyle, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for Melksham Without Parish Council. If by 7 December 2023 a request for an election to fill said vacancy is made in writing to ....More

FORMAL NOTICE OF CONSULTATION ON THE REGULATION 14 STAGE OF THE REVIEWED MELKSHAM NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN  Melksham Town Council and Melksham Without Parish Council has reviewed its current Neighbourhood Plan (adopted July 2021) for the Melksham Neighbourhood ....More

To book the new Berryfield Village Hall
The new hall at Berryfield now has an online booking system please follow the link to book the hall

Want to find out more detail about the Neighbourhood Plan and what it means to you as a resident or business owner? Then take a listen to the latest Celebrate Melksham podcast, its in 2 parts, one released last night and the other tomorrow night. You ....More

Map of Electric Car Charging points
Want to find out where Car Electric Charging points are locally - and when you travel - have a look at this useful map ....More

Chairman Allowance

Chairman's Allowance

In accordance with the Local Authorities (Members Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003 a parish or town council, in establishing a members allowances scheme, has to have regard to the recommendations of the Parish Remuneration Panel (Wiltshire Council).

Under Section 15 (5) of the Local Government Act 1972- A parish council may pay the chairman for the purpose of enabling him to meet the expenses of his office such allowance as the council think reasonable.

For the financial year 2022/23 the Chairman of Melksham Without Parish Council (Councillor John Glover) receives an allowance of 869.90 per year, this amount is reviewed annually by the council. The parish council, when setting this allowance take into consideration Wiltshire Council, as the Unitary Authority member's increase percentage each year.

Apart from the Chairman of the council no other Councillor is paid an allowance.


How to find out the latest road closures in the parish
Road Closures in the parish  To find the latest road closure in the parish please follow the link below to one network where they can be found.

Formal 'making' of theJoint MelkshamNeighbourhood Plan 2020 - 2026Following an independent examination and a positive referendum result, Wiltshire Council have decided to formally 'make' the Joint Melksham Neighbourhood Plan 2020-2026. TheJoint Melksham ....More

Privacy Notice & Data Protection Policies
For details of the parish council's privacy notice and Data Protection policies please see the section "Council Policies" under "Your Council" from the main menu. ....More

Privacy Notice
The information you provide (personal information such as name, address, email address, phone number, organisation) will be processed and stored to enable us to contact you and respond to your correspondence, provide information and/or access our facilities ....More

Pre-application meetings with developers welcomed
The Parish Council welcomes the opportunity to hold meetings with developers at early pre-application stage in order to discuss the needs and requirements of the community and how any potential future development could meet or address these. Please click ....More

Want to keep in touch?
Want to keep in touch? Follow us on facebook Melksham Without Parish Council or Teresa Strange (Clerk) for additional community news, on twitter @melkshamwithout and melkshamwithoutpc on instagram. ....More

The news page we hope will keep you up to date on what is happening with the Council. We also wish to hear your views and thoughts on our activities and any ideas that you may have to improve life within our community.

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