Melksham Without Parish Council
Melksham Without Parish Council
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Councillors and Representatives

The Council has thirteen members who serve the community voluntarily. Together all councillors have collective responsibility for Parish Council management. The Council is elected every four years. If you would like to get in touch with your local councillor then please use their email address below, if you would prefer to ring or write a letter to them please contact the office on 01225 705700 or email for their details.

Register of Interests
All Members of Town and Parish Councils must register their personal interests in Wiltshire Council's Register of Interest and Gifts and Hospitality. As a member of the public you can view your parish councillor's registered interests. Please follow this link to view the register of interests Register of Interest

Council Chair & Vice-Chair
John Glover (Council Chair)

David Pafford (Council Vice Chair)

Berryfield Ward

Beanacre, Shaw, Whitley and Blackmore Ward

Bowerhill Ward

Council Representatives
The Council appoints councillor representatives annually to serve on local organisations, as follows:

 Age UK John Doel
 Berryfield & Semington Road Action Group (BASRAG) Richard Wood
 Berryfield Village Hall Shona Holt
 Bowerhill Residents Action Group (BRAG) Nathan Keates
 Bowerhill Village Hall Trust Robert Shea-Simonds
 Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) Martin Franks
 Community Action Whitley & Shaw (CAWS) Peter Richardson
 Health & Wellbeing Group (Area Board) John Glover
 Local Highways & Footpath Improvement Group Alan Baines
 Melksham Area Board John Glover & David Pafford
 Melksham ATC Robert Shea-Simonds
 Melksham Charities/Almhouses Robert Shea-Simonds + John Doel
 Melksham Hospital & Community Robert Shea-Simonds
 Melksham Joint Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group John Glover & David Pafford (Alan Baines & Richard Wood reserves)
 Melksham Oak Community School Governor David Pafford
 Melksham Transport Users Group Mark Harris
 Operational Flooding Working Group Alan Baines
 Parish Highways & Street Scene Rep Parish Officer
 Police/PCSO Liaison Council Officers
 Press Representative Clerk - Teresa Strange
 Shaw Hall Management Committee Martin Franks
 Shurnhold Fields (Friends of) J Glover, D Pafford, Martin Franks (1 of 3)
 WALC (Wiltshire Association of Local Councils) Nathan Keates
 Whitley Reading Rooms John Doel
 Wilts & Berks Canal Partnership Mark Harris
 Wilts, Swindon & Oxfordshire Canal Partnership Mark Harris

Footpath Representatives
There are footpath representatives for each area of the parish:

 Beanacre Terry Chivers and John Doel
 Berryfield Richard Wood
 Bowerhill, Redstocks and The Spa John Glover & John Doel
 Sandridge & Blackmore Alan Baines
 Shaw & Whitley John Doel & Terry Chivers