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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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May’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 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 Annual Parish meeting will be held on 2nd July 2015 at 7:00pm at Collingbourne School followed by by the Annual Parish Council Meeting.
2nd 1 - 7.30pm Cricket Club v Bear Flat Recreation Ground 3rd 8.00am Holy Communion, St Andrew’s 6th 6.15 - 8.45pm Cricket Club v Great Bedwyn 2nds Recreation Ground 9th   7.30pm Pewsey Belles in Concert, St Andrew’s  Church, Collingbourne Ducis 10th 11.00 pm , Family Communion, St Andrew’s 13th 2pm Link Good Neighbour Scheme Annual General Meeting Kingston Village Hall. 13th 6.15 - 8.45pm Cricket Club v Great Bedwyn 2nds Recreation Ground  Cup 14th 8pm Ascension Day Service on Chute Common (New Zealand Farm) 16th 1-7.30pm Cricket Club v Wroughton Wranglers Recreation Ground 17th 6.00 pm Evensong St Andrew’s 18th 6.30for 7.00pm start Tidworth Area Board meeting, Collingbourne Ducis Village Hall 23rd Gardening Club Plant Sale, CD Village Hall 24th 6pm  Evensong at at St Mary's C Kingston 31st 10.30am Team Trinity Sunday Holy Communion at Great Bedwyn   31st 1pm-7.30pm Cricket Club v Wilcot 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. 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 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 disappointment of the delay in the construction of this project is pencilled in to start in the week starting 22nd June. In April test were carried out to see if new technology will be adequate for our needs and more importantly reliable. This is after it was discovered there was no room in ducting for cables for this project. The results appear satisfactory and the equipment has been ordered ordered ready for the work tobefore the end of June. The construction of the Puffin Crossing has a new proposed start date 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
Station yard Development The planning application for Station Yard has been withdrawn.
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
‘View from the Chair’ Due to a production error at the ‘Courier’ this month’s Collingbourne Ducis ‘View from the Chair’ was not printed. It can be found by following this link
May’s View More Info To Minutes of meetings held 6th May 2015
The results of the survey carried out on the effect of re-routing HGVs and the new link road on Collingbourne Ducis has been published. You can find it by following the link below. The Parish Council will host a public meeting on June 10th at 6.30pm for 7pm start at the Village Hall. Please attend so you can voice your opinions on it, question those involved from Wiltshire Council as well as our local Wiltshire Councillor Charles Howard. It will be a good way to demonstrate your concerns and depth of feeling on this issue.
Church Bends Survey Report
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