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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  Regular Groups and Societies meetings: Collingbournes’ Short Mat Bowls Club: we meet Wednesdays 7-00pm. to 9-00pm. Our season starts in Mid Sept. through to Mid April the following year. For further info please phone Alan Wilkins 01264850605 or Mike Bailey 01264850525. 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 Greenwood on 01264 852776 or Brownie Guides: meet every Tuesday between 5:45 - 7:15 (in term time) at Collingbourne Kingston Hall. It is for girls aged between 7 - 101/2 years. More details at   Cubs: are now meeting regularly on Mondays at 6.30 in Collingbourne Kingston village hall. For more information please  email Beavers: Monday evenings at Kingston Village Hall from 17.45 until 18.45 during term-time. The sessions are for boys and girls aged 6 to 8 years. More details at 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- 8 pm at Collingbourne Ducis Village Hall. The Collingbourne Quilters first and third Wednesday of each month from 7 pm to 9 pm. Main Hall of Collingbourne Kingston Village Hall. 
Notice Board
The next Parish Council meeting will be 7pm on the 11th May 2017 at Collingbourne School.
April’s Diary of Events
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1st 7:30 Rural Arts Wiltshire presents Lost Tales of Wiltshire, Kingston Village Hall 2nd 9:30 am Matins, St. Andrew’s Church, Collingbourne Ducis 9th 1:30am Collingbournes Cricket Club v Burbage, Collingbourne Recreation Ground. 9th 11pm Family Service, St. Andrew’s Church, Collingbourne Ducis 13th 7pm WI Open meeting Aniques Road Show (bring a ceramic item if you wish), Kingston Village Hall 13th 7:30pm Last Supper, St. Andrew’s Church, Collingbourne Ducis 14th 10pm Good Friday Walk of Witness, St. Andrew’s Church, Collingbourne Ducis to St Mary’s Collingbourne Kingston 14th 11pm approx Good Friday Service followed by Hot Cross Buns 15th 2pm Collingbournes Cricket Club v Farley, Collingbourne Recreation Ground. 16th 9:30 Easter Day Family, St. Andrew’s Church, Collingbourne Ducis 16th 2pm Collingbournes Cricket Club v Dinton, Collingbourne Recreation Ground. 19th 7:30pm Burbage & District Video & Camera Club, Royal British Legion Hall, Burbage 21st 10 - 12am Coffee Morning and Bring & Buy Sale, Brunton House, Collingbourne Kingston 22nd 1am Marlborough v Collingbournes Cricket Club, Away. 23rd 1:30am Collingbournes Cricket Club v Erlestoke & Coulston, Collingbourne Recreation Ground. 23rd 6pm Evensong followed by Annual Meetings, St.  Andrew’s Church, Collingbourne Ducis 25th 2pm Collingbournes, Chute & Everleigh Link Good Neighbour Scheme AGM, Kingston Village Hall 27th 7:30pm Gardening Club talk on ‘Aspects of Herbs’ by Linda Warren, Collingbourne Ducis Village Hall 28th  7pm for 7:30pm ‘A United Kingdom’, The Film Place, Collingbourne Ducis Village Hall 29th 2pm Collingbournes Cricket Club v White Horse, Collingbourne Recreation Ground. 30th 2pm Christian Malford v Collingbournes Cricket Club , Away 30th 9:30 Cluster Service, St Mary’s Collingbourne Kingston
Collingbourne Ducis Audited Accounts for 2015-16
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Minutes for the council meeting held on the 9th March 2017 can be found here.
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Council’s current financial situation.
Accounts Accounts These works are delayed but have now a date to commence, 2nd May 2017. It is a major project and will take at least 3weeks and in 5 phases. When we say resurfaced we mean a proper job and not just a patch up costing nearly half a million. Most of the work will happen between 6pm and midnight and will involve alot of disruption but worth it in the end.  More details of the re-surfacing of the A338 through the Collingbournes. 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          	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.   There is now a new procedure for Reporting  Highways Issues.            also an app is available for smart phone and pad users who can download it from the online reporting website. Road Notices and Updates None to report More details. More details. It will apply to trailers over 3 metres long and large vans. Information about how to apply for a permit will follow.  Wiltshire will be restricting the dumping of rubbish and recyclable materials delivered to its Household Recycling Centres from September, and details of the new free permit system that will apply from September by clicking on more details link below.  New rules for large vans and trailers at Everleigh Household Recycling Centre (and other Wiltshire sites). More details. More details.
Grants for projects that benefit the community. There are a number of sources of financial help to assist new schemes as well as improvements to existing ones. This support can be either  for capital expenditure or assistance in running costs. The two major sources are the Tidworth Area Board and Collingbourne Ducis Parish Council
More details. More details. You may have wondered what the rubber hoses were crossing the A338 near Bourne Works before Christmas. They were the technology to monitor the speed of traffic through he village. The results of the metro count in both Ducis and Kingston are now known. This was undertaken to give accurate data of type and average speed through the villages. From the results it appears that speeding is not as bad as we perceive. MetroCount results are now available. To results To results Minutes Minutes Minutes
The result of the appeal regarding development of station yard has been released. The result has been found in favour of Wiltshire Council. The full result can be seen here.
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New Council Members Announced
As only five members of the public came forward to stand for election and thereare eleven vacancies these five nominees are electedun opposed. Please remeber there will still be an election for our Wiltshire Councillor on 4th May 2017
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THEFILMPLACE                             YOUR COMMUNITY CINEMA proudly presents A UNITED      KINGDOM (12A) The true story of the love that shook an empire DAVID OYELOWO    ROSAMUND PIKE Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s.        in Collingbourne Ducis Village Hall Friday 28 April at 7.30pm Doors open 7.00pm for pre-film drinks and refreshments Tickets: £6.00 Available from Collingbourne Stores, Collingbourne Ducis or by phoning:  Jim Plenderleith (CD) 01264 852734, Robert East (Everleigh) 01264 850449 or James Robinson (CK) 01264 850858
Collingbourne Ducis Audited Accounts for 2016-17
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