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.   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.   Notice Board The next full Parish Council Meeting will be held on 12th March 2015 at 7:00pm at Collingbourne School. 1st 8.00am Holy Communion  St Andrew's, Ducis      9.15am Family Worship, St Marys, Kingston 7th 7.00pm Ceilidh Kingston Village Hall 8th  11.00am Family Communion  St Andrew's, Ducis 12th Women’s Institute open meeting -’Life in a Nuclear Submarine’ by Commander Flander, Kingston Village Hall 15th 8.00am Holy Communion, St Marys, Kingston 15th 6pm Evensong, St Andrew's, Ducis 18th  12 noon ‘Ashing’ Service, St Andrew's, Ducis 22nd  9.00am Evensong, St Mary’s, Kingston 25th  1230pm Lent Lunch at 12.30pm Everyone welcome. St Andrew's, Ducis 26th 7.30pm Gardening club talk ‘Daffodils in my Rucksack’  Kingston Village Hall     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. The Station Yard development has reached the planning application stage.                                 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 Feruary.       . Closure of the entire length of Sunton : Wessex Water has applied for closure of the entire length of Sunton to enable water main repairs  Work is likely to take 3 days and the order is from 17th February for 18 months (this order means works can take place within 18 months of the start of  the order). A338 resurfacing and night closure; The roundabout outside The Tipple Inn is scheduled to start on 11th March for 3 nights.  Construction of Puffin Crossing : This is to start on the 20th April and  should take up to 3 weeks to complete.  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. There is currently two vacancy on the Parish Council due to a councillor moving away from the area. If you wish to become a co-opted member and contribute to the welfare of the village please contact the Clerk