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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Marchís Diary of Events
Regular Groups and Societies meetings: 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 Classes from the 8th of January  on Thursdays from 7.45 to 9 pm at Collingbourne Ducis Village Hall.
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Notice Board
The next full Parish Council Meeting will be held on 6th May 2015 at 7:00pm at Collingbourne School.
1st 8.00am Holy Communion, St Andrew’s 4th 12.30 pm Lent Lunch. All welcome, St Andrew’s 8th 11.00am Family Communion, St Andrew’s 11th 12.30 pm Lent Lunch. All welcome, St Andrew’s 13th 7.30pm Rural Arts Wiltshire Circus Berzercus, Komedy of Errors, Kingston Hall 15th 4.00pm Mothering Sunday Service, St Andrew’s 16th 7.30 Burbage & District Camera & Video Club, Royal British Legion Club, Burbage 18th 12.30 pm Lent Lunch. All welcome, St Andrew’s 18th 7.30 Burbage & District Model Railway Club, Royal British Legion Club, Burbage 22nd  Evensong at St Mary's C Kingston 25th 12.30 pm Lent Lunch. All welcome, St Andrew’s 26th 7.30pm Collingbournes & Everleigh Gardening Club talk on Aspect of Fuchias, Ducis Village Hall 28th Annual spring clean of the church yard, St Andrews  28th 1.30 - 4 pm Jumble Sale in Aid of Parkinson’s         Research, Collingbourne Ducis Village Hall 29th 11.00am Palm Sunday Service, St Andrew’s 31st 7.30pm Act of Reflection, St. Andrew’s   
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 The system has been changed and improved in the following ways: 	The old Clarence number has been replaced by 0300 456 0105.This feeds direct into the Customer Care Centre and avoids problems that used to arise for mobile phone callers.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 Wiltshire Council 2014 Annual Report and the The Councilís Financial Plan 2014-15 are now available. Links to these documents are below.     The annual Parish Accounts for 2013/14 can be found here - Accounts
Flood Advice and Contacts As winter is nearly upon us and with a mind to what happened last year our flood warden, Mr Simon Gilford has produced an emergency guide.
Good News The Puffin Crossing is to happen. It has jumped all the hurdles and just waits to be built. We are advised that the works will be completed by April next year. All that really needs to be asked is why it takes so long to be implemented, but I have learned that is the way of things in local government. The parish council would like to express its thanks to all who have been involved and have made it happen.
Wiltshire Council has made the following Orders:
Road Notices and Updates
The Station Yard development has reached the planning application stage.                                
Tai Chi and Qigong classes come  to the Collingbournes   David Kiy will be starting a Tai Chi and Qigong class from the 8th of January. The classes will be on Thursdays from 7.45 to 9 pm at Collingbourne Ducis Village Hall.    If you require any more information please give David a call on 07817 707 999.
The council held a presentation of the plans and a planning committee meeting open to the public in which members of the public could express their views and have questions answered. This was held on the 15th February at the village hall. The minutes of the meeting and full notes of the meeting can be found here. The consultation period will close on 26th February.   
Construction of Puffin Crossing : This is to start on the 20th April and  should take up to 3 weeks to complete. 
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Temporary closure A342: A342 (Part), Everleigh and Collingbourne Ducis; from its junction with A338 Tidworth Road,Collingbourne Ducis to its junction with C259 (Tank Crossing), Lower House Farm, Everleigh.
Potholes and your rights With the current state of the roads it is good to know that you have certain rights if you car is damaged by a pothole. This link outlines your rights and chances of making a claim.
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The Parish Council has a new member, Mrs Wendy Roper, but this still leaves two vacancies. If you wish to become a co-opted member and contribute to the welfare of the village please contact the Clerk.
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Due to a technical error the View from the Chair for Collingbourne Ducis did not appear in the ‘Courier’. As the piece was primarily about the Station Yard planning application and the interest it provoked it can be found at this link
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