Gym Equipment on the Recreation Ground The council has decided to reopen the equipment on the recreation ground as long as the government guidelines are followed. Please enjoy but responsibly by following the guidelines for your own safety and fellow villagers. The full guidance can be found by following the link.
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 councillor, Mr Mark Arnold. He lives in Cadley Road with his family and moved here in early 2019. His skill set will be useful to our parish as will his wish to help improve our community.We still have vacancies and if you would like to serve your village 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.
Advice for Parishioners Regarding CoronavirusIn most cases, COVID-19 is mild but everyone should remain vigilant and carry on with good washing of hands and related personal hygiene measures.For specific medical advice, call 111.For emergencies, call 999.
COVID-19 Contact details for assistance in Collingbourne Ducis/Kingston and within 5 miles. With many of you worried about how you will be able to get essentials, prescriptions etc if you are self-isolating. Here is a list of contacts willing to help as and where they can.Name Number AreaLucy Johnson 07498 328121 Ducis Tony Johnson 07824 815366 DucisPhilippa Mack 07768 320845 BruntonTracy McNicol 07500 338030 Ducis and VillagesCarl & Maria North 07815 818956 KingstonSarah Holloway 07912 144533 DucisJayne King 07733 413397 Collingbournes and Villages Jo Reid 07904 268220 Collingbournes and EverleighLorraine Clements 07793 357542 Ducis and SuntonMark Arnold 07496 785483 DucisLaura Jackson 07792 825507 Collingbourne and VillagesPhilip Palmer 07734 922751 Collingbourne and VillagesDavid Puttock 01264 850715 DucisZena Bewick 07748 414177 CollingbournesGail Minoudis 07531 262334 DucisPip Watkins 07946 098612 Ducis
Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation?
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 Thursday 3rd September 2020 in Collingbourne Ducis Village Hall can be found here.
The next full Parish Council meeting will be held on Monday 26th October 2020 at 7.00pm. and will be a virtual one held on Zoom. More details to follow.
Support for Wiltshire BusinessesThe Council is doing its best to get all the support it can out to our businesses, as well as promoting the existence of those elements that it is not directly acting as agent for. Full details of help can be found by following the link.
News about speeding traffic through the village.Our local police officers conducted some speed checks in the village on the 8th September and below are their results.“Yesterday Dan and I conducted some speed checks in Collingbourne Ducis. I'm not sure if I'm pleased to say it or not, but everyone was behaving themselves - not one word of advice was given and no tickets issued. All of the HGV vehicles were well under the 30.”Pc 2789 DUGGAN Wiltshire Police | Neighbourhood Police Officer
The Shears has applied for an extension of the licensing hours. Full details can be found by following the link below.