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Our purpose as a council is to make all kinds of decisions on issues that affect the local community whilst campaigning for better services and facilities
In doing so we hope to be improving the quality of life for all of our community
The Parish Council also accepts the challenge that annual reductions in Grants from Central Government have made.
Your next Parish Council Meeting will be on Wednesday 3rd November, 2021
Firsdown Parish Council Meetings are normally held at Winterslow Village Hall. Check details (See Notes below)
Members of the public are welcome to attend but please be advised that we are following government guidelines with regards to social distancing, this means that:
Councillor tables and chairs to be 2m apart
Members of the public chairs to be 2m apart
Doors and windows to be open (fun in the winter!)
All surfaces that we touch – door handles, window handles, tables, chairs etc to be sanitised before and after use.
Face coverings to be worn, unless you have a pre-condition eg asthma which means you are exempt.
Hands to be sanitized on entering and leaving the building
Please refer to “Meeting Dates” in the drop-down menu for more details and please always check the Agenda in case of the meeting due to Government rules will be held online.
The information/data below and attached has been downloaded from the “NEW” permanent Speed Indicator sign in the village, it provides a useful guide to the average and excessive speed of vehicles traveling through Firsdown For the first 4 weeks, the incoming direction is towards the A30, and for the next 3 weeks until today (15th […]
Grass cutting in the field known as the BOAT/Roman Road has been delayed due to fuel shortages, but we are now hoping that the field will be cut in the two weeks following the 22nd of October, Winter hedge cutting is also being scheduled ( Hedge cutting season runs to the 28th February )
Firsdown Parish Council would like to know your opinion regarding installing a Picnic Bench in or on a newly extended part of the Children’s Play Area ( Park ) We would like you to click on the link underneath and simply answer one of three questions Please do take the time to answer our survey […]
RE: 6 Firs Road Firsdown SP5 1SF: Consultation – PL/2021/07895 There will be an Extra-Ordinary Planning Meeting to be held at Winterslow Village Hall Below is a link to the relevant planning page – click on the Documents tab for the full suite of documents https://development.wiltshire.gov.uk/pr/s/planning-application/a0i3z000016EKIVAA4/pl202107895 The meeting is in the Main Hall from 19:00 […]
Firsdown Parish COuncil We need a new Parish Councillor —could you be the one? LOCAL ISSUES NEED LOCAL PEOPLE TO SPEAK UP FOR THEM YOU could help keep Firsdown Parish a vibrant, good place to live. YOU could be in at the ‘grass roots’ helping make things happen. YOU could get views about local issues […]
“mysalisbury.co.uk” Is looking to build a team of community journalists – could this include you? There is no requirement for experience, they can help with any skills and equipment you may need. All you require is an interest in what is happening locally around you and a willingness to learn. They will be running […]
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Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service are looking to partner with individuals and organisations who are in contact with or visit vulnerable people across Wiltshire to provide referrals into our Safe and Well Teams. The attached leaflet sets out why referrals are important to DWFRS, some risk factors to look out for, and how […]
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Wiltshire Council household recycling centres ending booking system to return to non-booked visits only Wiltshire Council is ending its online booking system for visits to its household recycling centres (HRCs), so people will soon be able to return to visiting a site during normal opening hours on an ad hoc basis. Wiltshire Council is ending […]
On 15 March this year the government published “Bus Back Better” a national bus strategy for England, which outlines ambitious reform of how bus services are planned and delivered. The strategy will deliver better bus services for passengers across England, through ambitious and far-reaching reform of how services are planned and delivered. It will make […]
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