Parish of Collingbourne Ducis
© Collingbourne Ducis Parish Council 2015
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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August’s Diary of Events
Regular Groups and Societies meetings: Table Tennis Club meets three times a week, Tuesday & Wednesday at Kingston Village Hall between 10-12pm and at Ducis Village Hall on a Monday between 7-9pm. All welcome and further can be obtain from Terry Greenward on 01264 852776 or Beavers: Monday evenings at Kingston Village Hall from 17.45 until 18.45 during term-time. Cubs: Cubs meet on Wednesdays at 6.30 pm during term time, Kingston Village Hall  Scouts: Fridays at 7.15 pm in term time, Kingston Village Hall. The Collingbournes & Everleigh Society of Ringers, The band practice every Monday 7.30 - 9 pm, at Ducis on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month. COLLINGBOURNE PETANQUE CLUB Play at the Barleycorn Collingbourne Kingston on Tuesday evenings from 6pm For a taster contact Larry Read on 850598 or Peter Bell on 852779 TAI CHI and QIGONG Thursdays from 7.45 to 9 pm at Collingbourne Ducis Village Hall.
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Notice Board
 The next Parish Council meeting will be held on the 3rd September 2015 at 7:00pm at Collingbourne School
  1st 1pm Cricket Club v Heytesbury & Sutton Veny, Recreation Ground 2nd 8.00am Holy Communion (BCP), St Andrew’s 2nd 2pm Cricket Club v White Horse, Recreation Ground   8th Cricket Club v Potterne 4ths, Recreation Ground 9th 11.00am Family Communion with Archdeacon Ruth Worsley, St Andrew’s 9th 2pm Cricket Club v  Steeple Langford, Recreation Ground 15th 1pm Cricket Club v Swindon United Churches, Recreation Ground   16th  Holy Communion at 9.30am at St Mary's, Collingbourne Kingston 16th 2pm Cricket Club v Single Wicket, Recreation Ground 22nd 1pm  Cricket Club v Urchfont 2nds, Recreation Ground 23rd Evensong at 6pm at St Mary's C Kingston 29th 1pm Cricket Club v Keevil, Recreation Ground 30th Team Service at St Michael & All Angels Church, Shalbourne  followed by a picnic 31st 2pm Cricket Club v Club Captains Charity Match, Recreation Ground                       
There is now a new procedure for Reporting  Highways Issues. The system has been changed and improved in the following ways: 	The old Clarence number has been replaced by 0300 456 0105.This feeds direct into the Customer Care Centre and avoids problems that used to arise for mobile phone callers. 	Reports may now be made online to, and an app is available to smart phone and pad users who can download an App from the online reporting website.  	It is now possible to track progress in real time on resolving road maintenance issues that have been reported online. 	Issues that can be reported include council signs, car parks, fly-tipping, potholes, playgrounds, street lighting, roads and drains and manholes, traffic lights, dead animals on a public road, trees and many others.
The council still has two vacancies for co-opted members. If you wish to become a co-opted member and contribute to the welfare of the village please contact the Clerk.
Fibre Broadband Has Arrived! As part of ‘Wiltshire is going Superfast, Get Connected’ project the Collingbournes and Everleigh have access to high speed broadband. More details can be found from the following link or from your internet provider. More Info After the many disappointments with delays in the construction of this project it has begun to be constructed. We are being told that the project should be completed by the end of the first week in August. Until then there is likely to be some disruption to traffic flow through the village and noise.  The construction of the Puffin Crossing has begun. To Church Bends Report Road Notices and Updates Roundabout Resurfaced Wiltshire Council has made the following Orders: It is good to see that that the roundabout by the Tipple Inn has at long last been resurfaced and remarked. This should mean less noise for those in the vicinity of it and safer for traffic. Temporary Closure of: C259 Chicks Lane (Part) and Everleigh Road, Collingbourne Ducis  These works are expected to be carried out between 15 -18th June The accounts for the Parish Council are now prepared and about to be audited by external auditors. They have been already internally audited and can be viewed on this website or by appointment with the Parish Clerk. Collingbourne Ducis Accounts for 2014-15 To the Accounts More Info Minutes 2nd July
 The ballot was held on Wednesday 8th July between the hours of 3 – 8pm and on Sunday 12th July between the hours 12 – 4pm at the village hall. The result of the ballot is:- No -    153 (87% of the vote) Yes -     23 (13% of the vote) Total number of votes  176 Potential number of electorate 675 Turn out 26.1% This result will be passed to Wiltshire Council.  
Church Bends Traffic Scheme Ballot Results
Everleigh Recycling Centre i.e. “the tip”. From Monday 13 July 2015 Everleigh Recyling Centre will have new opening hours. It will be open from 10am until 4pm and closed all day on Wednesday and Thursday.