Household recycling centres have reopenedPLEASE NOTE: Not all sites are open seven days a week and all sites are operating different hours with a postcode rota. Please check your postcode, opening times and what materials you can recycle before you travel.
The parish council warmly welcomes a new councillors, Mark Arnold, Stephen Lyons and John Wood. They all live in the village answered the call for new blood. Their respective skill sets will be of great value to the council and the parish.We still have three vacancies and if you would like to serve your village and community please contact the parish clerk.
Data ProtectionCollingbourne Ducis Parish Council recognises its responsibility to comply with the Data Protection act 2018. The Act regulates the use of personal data and affects all authorities. It acknowledges the rights of individuals over data that is held and used by Councils. Please follow these links to find further information on how Collingbourne Ducis Parish Council treats your data:
The council has drawn up a list of useful contacts which should help cover any emergency.
COVID-19 NOTICE BOARDThe council has a covid help page which has news, advice and information to get you safely through these dificult times.
Parish Council Meetings and COVID-19As a result of COVID-19 Parliament has passed two new pieces of legislation relating to the holding of Parish Council meetings and the timelines for the approving of the Council’s Accounts for FY 20/21. The impact of the legislation is that there is no requirement to hold an Annual Meeting of the Parish Council, the Chairman remains in place until 6 May 2021, and that meetings can be held remotely (e.g. via Zoom) and the date for the Accounts to be approved by the Council moves from 30 June 2020 to 31 August 2020.
Don’t delay seeking medical help because of coronavirusPeople living in Wiltshireare being advised not to let worries about coronavirus stop them asking for medical help for themselves or their children if they become ill, have a serious accident or have a concern about their health. They are also being warned that not seeking medical help for symptoms that could be the early warning signs of serious conditions such as cancer could be putting lives at risk.
The minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on Monday 26th October 2020 in Collingbourne Ducis Village Hall can be found here.
The next full Parish Council meeting will be held on Tuesday October 2021 at 7.00pm. The decision will be taken nearer the time to whether it will be virtual or in the village hall.
Wiltshire Council’s reaction to new national restrictions from 5 November Wiltshire Council is here to support residents and businesses following the government’s announcement of a new four-week period of national restrictions to help curb the spread of COVID-19. These additional restrictions come into force on Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December 2020.
Wiltshire will be in tier 2 (high alert) when the current lock down ends on December 2nd. The restrictions for tier 2 are:In tier two you can't socialise with other households indoorsYou can meet in a group of up to six outside - including in a garden, or a public placeShops, gyms and personal care services (such as hairdressing) can reopen (if Covid-secure)Pubs and bars can only open if they serve substantial meals. Alcohol can be served with that mealSports can resume with up to 2,000 spectators, or 50% capacity (whichever is smaller)Collective worship, weddings and outdoor sports can resume (with restrictions)Non-essential foreign travel allowed, subject to quarantine rules
Message from the H M Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire.To those Groups, Individuals, businesses and organisation who have stepped up to the mark and gone that extra mile during this present crisis there is a message of thanks to you all from H M Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire.