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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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June’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 greenwt@hoymail.co.uk 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 2nd July 2015 at 7:00pm at Collingbourne School
  2nd 10am – 4pm Local Primary School’s Kwik Cricket Competition, Recreation Ground 3rd 6pm – 8.30pm Cricket ECB U13’s Knockout Cup, Recreation Ground 4th 6pm – 8.30pm U13 Kennet Youth League, Recreation Ground 6th 1 - 7.30pm Cricket Club v Swindon A, Recreation Ground 7th 8.00am Holy Communion (BCP), St Andrew’s 7th 2 - 8pm Cricket Club v St Marybourne, Recreation Ground 13th 6.15 - 8.45pm Cricket Club v Great Bedwyn 2nds  Recreation Ground 13th 1.30 - 7.30pm Cricket Club v Lacock 2nds.  Recreation Ground 14th 11.00am Family Communion and Baptisms (three),  St Andrew’s 14th 1 - 7.30pm Cricket Club v Potterne, Recreation Ground 20th 1 - 7.30pm Cricket Club v Avebury, Recreation  Ground 21st 6.00pm Sung Evensong (BCP), St Andrew’s 22nd 7pm !st Collingbourne Air Scout group AGM Kingston Village Hall 24th 6 - 8.45pm Cricket Club v Hungerford. Recreation  Ground 25th 6.15 - 8.45pm Cricket Club v Avon Valley  Home,Recreation Ground 27th 1 - 7.30pm Cricket Club v Swindon Nalgo 2nds, Recreation Ground 27th 6.30pm Ducis Hall 30th Birthday Party at the Hall 28th 6pm Evensong at at St Mary's C Kingston 28th 11am Presidents XI Home , 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 www.wiltshire.gov.uk/mywilts, 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 appears it will now commence on the 13th July 2015.  Let us keep our fingers crossed and take no notice it is the 13th. The construction of the Puffin Crossing has been delayed again. 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 To Agenda
After a well attended meeting held on the 10th June to discuss the proposed  scheme to control traffic through the  Church Street bends, it was felt that the  whole village should have its say. The  easiest and fairest way of doing this is  with a ballot of all those in the parish who  are on the electoral roll. The ballot will be  held on Wednesday 8th July between the hours of 3 – 8pm or on Sunday 12th July between the hours 2 – 4pm at the village hall. 
Church Bends Ballot
If for any reason you are unable to attend either of these days due to illness, disability or age please contact the parish clerk parishclerk@collingbourne-ducis.com  or on 01264 398 534 who will  deliver a ballot paper to you on which you can enter your decision. There will be only one question on the ballot paper, “Do you support the proposed traffic scheme for the church bends?” Yes/No.
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.
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