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COVID-19 Reponse

The Town Council is working hard as part of the Melksham Community Hub to help and support those who are vulnerable. If you would like support or would like to put yourself foward as a volunteer please sign up by clicking here. 

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Melksham Town Council hereby gives notice of a meeting to be held by zoom as follows: 

Meeting of the HR Sub-committee - 7pm, Wednesday 12 August 

Members of the press and public are invited to contact the Town Hall by email on townhall@melksham-tc.gov.uk for an agenda and access information.

Notice of Regulation 14 Pre-Submission Consultation and Publicity on the Draft Melksham Neighourhood Plan

Melksham Town Council and Melksham Without Parish Council have prepared a Draft Neighbourhood Plan for the parishes of Melksham Town and Melksham Without. The Plan proposes a number of planning policies which, once adopted, must be used in the determination of planning applications within the Parishes

In accordance with the Neighbourhood Plan (General) Regulations 2012, Melksham Town Council and Melksham Without Parish Council are required to publicise the Draft Melksham Neighbourhood Plan and invite comments. Copies of the Plan will be available for public inspection for six weeks commencing 
Monday 1st June 2020 and ending at midnight on Monday 13th July 2020. 

The decision to proceed with this consultation has been carefully considered, given the current situation with Covid-19.  Though we are currently not able to hold public events or have hard copies of the draft plan available in public locations, people are invited to call or email with any questions or for support to access the plan and/or the comments form. Please keep checking the website for updates.

The draft plan will be available for inspection online at 
www.melkshamneighbourhoodplan.org  a comments form is also available to download.

If you have any problems accessing the Plan, Comments Form or Evidence Documents please get in touch so that we can arrange for hard copies to be posted to you and/or a visit be arranged to view them at the Town Hall or Parish Council office, by appointment. Please contact:

Linda Roberts, Clerk, Melksham Town Council:
linda.roberts@melksham-tc.gov.uk or telephone 01225 704187

Teresa Strange, Clerk, Melksham Without Parish Council:
clerk@melkshamwithout.co.uk or telephone 01225 705700

Any  person or organisation may comment on the Plan. 

All representations must be received by either Melksham Town Council or Melksham Without Parish Council no later than midnight on Monday 13 July 2020.  All representations will be available* and will be considered by both Councils in producing the final plan, which will then be submitted to Wiltshire Council for Regulation 16 consultation and Independent Examination.   

(*with personal information redacted).  
We will share information of who was contacted with Wiltshire Council to enable contact again at the Regulation 16 stage.

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