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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 2nd September, 2020
Firsdown Parish Council Meetings are held at Pitton Village Hall & Winterslow Village Hall Commencing 7:15 pm - Please refer to "Meeting Dates" in the drop-down menu for more details.
Three dedicated Education, Employment Advisers will be getting alongside our young people to help them access opportunities to help them towards successful working lives. These young people may face multiple barriers preventing them from participating in EET and need a different type of support. For some young people support is provided by other Local Authority […]
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Despite the recent relaxation of the Lockdown Recommendations, including the opening of community and village halls, the Parish Council is still unable to hold public meetings whilst the Government’s restrictions on social distancing and meeting of groups of people indoors remain in place. As a result, the meeting due to be held on Wednesday, July […]
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All of Wiltshire’s household recycling centres (HRCs), bar Stanton St Quintin, will reopen on Monday 18 May with an easy to use postcode entry system to help limit the number of people on-site at any time and ensure social distancing. Stanton St Quintin HRC will remain closed because parking spaces on-site have been significantly reduced […]
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The most recent Government guidance for England has relaxed measures related to the playing of tennis. On a clarification of this advice, the Village Hall Executive Committee and the Tennis sub- Committee has agreed to re-open the Hall Tennis court with effect from Wednesday 13th May. The Government has laid down certain restrictions, which if […]
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“In the light of the current COVID-19 situation, Firsdown Parish Council will not be meeting in May, but of course, will keep the matter under review. It will comply with all prevailing Government guidelines. However, the Parish Council is still working, and the Chairman, Councillors, and Clerk can still be contacted in the normal […]
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People living in Wiltshire are being advised not to let worries about coronavirus stop them asking for medical help for themselves or their children if they become ill, have a serious accident or have a concern about their health. They are also being warned that not seeking medical help for symptoms that could be the early […]
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During the current lockdown, we would like to notify you of the services still available through The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust to those over 60 or 18+ with a registered disability. Our team of Home Security Operators is still securing the homes of victims of house crime and domestic abuse. Our office team are on […]
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