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Parish of Collingbourne Ducis
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This website is maintained by the Parish Council for the benefit of the residents of Collingbourne Ducis and anyone with an interest in the village.
Welcome to Collingbourne Ducis on the North East corner of Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, U.K.
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Collingbourne Ducis Provisional Accounts for 2020 - 21 can be found by following the link
Data Protection Collingbourne 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 BOARD The council has a covid help page which has news, advice and information to get you safely through these dificult times.
Don’t delay seeking medical help because of coronavirus People living in Wiltshire are 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 next full Parish Council meeting will be held on Monday 13th July 2021 at 7pm. The meeting will be held at Collingbourne Ducis Village Hall.
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Council’s current financial situation.
The minutes of the Annual Parish and Annual Parish Council meetings held on Monday 17th May 2021 at the village hall.
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Parish Council Elections 6th May 2021 Because there were only 6 candidates this meant that those who put their names forward were auto- matically elected. Two members of the old council did not stand this time. Our council has 11 seats and as only 6 people stood there are 5 vacancies which can be filled by co- option. If you wish to help to manage and take the parish forward please contact the Parish Clerk to let him know your interested. This election also the boundary for Wiltshire Council change to Ludgershall North & Rural and we have a new Wiltshire councillor, Mr Chris Williams. The councillors for the new term are:-
NHS National Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDPP) for residents within the Wiltshire area. The Wiltshire Diabetes Prevention programme is a free service for people who are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The Diabetes Prevention Programme is a behaviour change programme where people learn about, diet, physical activity and strategies to improve their overall health, all aimed at reducing their risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes. Normally, people access the programme through their GP however, due to the pandemic and the subsequent pressure that our GP practices are facing, for a limited time we have enabled a self-referral option via the Diabetes UK ‘Know Your Risk Score’ – a check list of questions that can determine a person’s risk factors - This has also enabled the programme to become more accessible to people within the area. The risk tool can be accessed via the link below: https://riskscore.diabetes.org.uk/starto increase access to the programme in Wiltshire. More information about the programme can be found at https://preventing-diabetes.co.uk/bath-north-east-somerset- swindon-wiltshire/ and I would love to have a conversation with you to answer any questions you have.
The Book Exchange is open.  The Collingbourne Ducis book exchange, provided by the Parish Council, is now up and running in the smart, refurbished red telephone box opposite the Tipple Inn.  This is a community resource and we hope that everyone finds something to their taste.  We aim  to have a range of books for various ages and interests. Please feel free to borrow and/or donate books. It is used at your own risk and we ask that you use the hand sanitiser provided, please. If you are donating books and there is no room on the shelves, please leave them in the front porch of Ducis House in the High Street rather than leaving them on the floor or outside the exchange.  Happy reading. Covid 19 Cases in Wiltshire  GOV.UK data of COVID-19 cases as of 14th June 2021  Type of data	                                         Case rates  Total number of cases in Wiltshire	             New cases in Wiltshire in the last 7 days	     Rate of cases per 100,000 in Wiltshire in  the last 7 days 	                                            Rate of cases per 100,000 in Wiltshire in  the previous 7 days	                                           Rate of cases per 100,000 in England in  the last 7 days	                                            17,723 141 28.2 11.4  67.1 Step 4 of the recovery road map will no longer take place on the 21st June as  originally sign posted for England.  The Government has confirmed that step 3 of the roadmap will continue with the same conditions until the  19th July. There are some minor changes which are explained by following the link.  Meeting up  People can meet in groups of up to 30 outdoors. Six people or two households can meet indoors and overnight stays can take place. Up to 30 people can attend weddings, receptions and other life events. Number of people who can attend a funeral no longer capped, but determined by the size of venue. Up to 30 allowed to attend a support group or parent-and-child group (not counting under fives). Care home residents allowed up to five named visitors, and more freedom for visits out of the home. Social distancing guidance is also changing. Contact with close family and friends is described as a matter of personal judgement, but people are asked to remain cautious around close contact, like hugging.  Leisure and entertainment  Leisure and entertainmentPubs, bars, cafes and restaurants will be allowed to serve customers indoors. Indoor entertainment such as museums, cinemas and children's play areas can open. Theatres, concert halls, conference centres and sports stadiums can all reopen. Organised adult sports and exercise classes can restart indoors. Steam rooms and saunas may reopen. Hotels, hostels and B&Bs can reopen.  Education  Face coverings no longer recommended for pupils in secondary schools. All remaining university students eligible to return to in-person teaching.  Travel  People will be able to travel abroad to green list countries without having to quarantine when they return.   Wiltshire roadmap for reopening services  As lockdown is cautiously eased in 2021, you can use our roadmap as a guide to see when services will  reopen in Wiltshire. Full details Full details Full details Full details
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Mark Arnold (Due to work and personal commitments Mark has decided to stand down as of the 7th June.)
Shaun Batley
David Dennis
Peter Knowlson
Stephen Lyons
John Wood At the Parish Council meeting on 17th May 2021 Lucy Gomes and Karin Bell to the council.
Keith Cockerton ceased being a councillor from the 10th May 2021
As pointed out we also have a new Wiltshire Councillor Chris Williams
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There are now 4 vacancies on the council open for co-option
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