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Committee Membership 

Councillor Adrienne Westbrook - Town Mayor
Councillor Caroline Andrewes
Councillor Pat Aves
Councillor Simon Hedley
Councillor Kathy Iles (Vice Chair)
Councillor Geoff Mitcham
Councillor Mike Sankey
Councillor Hayley Spencer
Councillor Terri Welch (Chair)

Terms of Reference - As adopted by Full Council on 15th May 2017.


  • The committee shall consist of nine members.

Delegated Business

  • The committee has delegated authority to deal the following matters to conclusion, working within the budget allocated by Full Council:
  • Budget estimates to be prepared no later than November each year;
  • To consider matters relating to town centre events organised either by the Town Council or other organisations.
  • Allocate grants and donations within the agreed criteria and budget of the Town Council;
  • Set up such Sub-Committees and Working Groups as necessary on which the Chair and Vice Chair of Policy and Performance shall normally serve by default (see Standing Orders Clause 42);
  • To work with partner organisations and authorities to help deliver the Council’s Corporate Plan;
  • To identify opportunities for partnership working for the betterment of the community of Melksham.

Referred Business

  • Footpaths, cycle paths, bridle ways and rights of way;
  • Matters relating to the Community Area Transport Group;
  • Any other matters referred to the Community Development Committee by the Town Council, which is not  otherwise within the Community Development Committee terms of reference.

Town Council Meetings

Planning Committee

Mon Sep 25 @ 7:00PM -
Extraordinary Town Council

Mon Sep 25 @ 7:00PM -
Asset Management Committee

Mon Oct 02 @ 7:00PM -
Community Development Committee

Mon Oct 09 @ 7:00PM -
Policy & Performance Committee

Mon Oct 23 @ 7:00PM -

What's on in Melksham

St Michael's Church Angel Festival & Michaelmas Fayre
St Michael's Church, Melksham
Sun Sep 24 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Melksham Baptist Church
Mon Sep 25 @ 9:30AM - 11:30PM
Melksham Town Hall
Mon Sep 25 @ 9:30AM -
Melksham Shed
Forest Community Centre
Mon Sep 25 @ 9:30AM - 12:30PM
St Michael's Church Angel Festival & Michaelmas Fayre
St Michael's Church, Melksham
Mon Sep 25 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Happy Circle
Rowley Place, near Queensway, Melksham
Mon Sep 25 @10:30AM - 03:00PM
Qigong Class
Reading Rooms Whitley
Mon Sep 25 @12:30PM - 01:30PM
Melksham Baptist Church, Old Broughton Road (behind Lidl)
Mon Sep 25 @ 1:30PM - 03:30PM
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