We welcome you to our community website. Please contact us if you would like to share your views on anything we are doing or that you think we should be doing.
Please subscribe to our mailing list if you would like us to send you updates & newsletters directly to your inbox.
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 12th May, 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.
https://www.firsdown.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/polling-station.jpg429644firsdownpchttps://www.firsdown.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/fpc-logo-main.pngfirsdownpc2021-04-12 11:07:122021-04-12 11:07:12Election of Parish Councillors May 6th 2021
https://www.firsdown.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/polling-station.jpg429644firsdownpchttps://www.firsdown.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/fpc-logo-main.pngfirsdownpc2021-04-12 11:03:122021-04-12 11:03:12Election of a Unitary Councillors May 6th 2021
Firsdown Parish Council LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS 6th MAY 2021 We need new Parish Councillors —could you be one? YOU could help keep Firsdown Parish a vibrant, good place to live. Any person interested in becoming a Parish Councillor by standing for election at the forthcoming Local Government Elections on 6th May 2021 should contact the […]
Prevention is better than cure Covid continues to dominate the Policing picture with patrols and enforcement continuing. We now have a Road-Map to exit Lockdown, thanks to an impressive delivery of vaccination by our partners, but wanted to reinforce the message that we currently remain in Lockdown and all the dates provided by the Government […]
https://www.firsdown.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/s300_police_officer_and_PCSO2_960.jpg195300firsdownpchttps://www.firsdown.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/fpc-logo-main.pngfirsdownpc2021-03-08 11:53:552021-03-08 11:53:55Salisbury Community Policing Team Report
Walking in Wiltshire www.walkinginengland.co.uk/wiltshire is the website for you! With hundreds of walks to download and print, free, it also has books of walks, contact details for all the walking groups in the county, and much more. Whether you want to walk on your own or with a group all the information is there […]
https://www.firsdown.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/AB836D10-AB94-486E-B8FF-5537276B85A3.jpg15002000firsdownpchttps://www.firsdown.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/fpc-logo-main.pngfirsdownpc2021-03-08 11:49:012021-03-08 11:49:01Are you fed-up with doing the same old walks?
Firsdown Parish Council to be held in on the Zoom conference platform (Meeting ID: 986 7790 5989, Passcode: 758919 or telephone: 0131 460 1196 and follow the instructions) on Wednesday 3rd March 2021 at 7.15pm
https://www.firsdown.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/next-meeting.png700708firsdownpchttps://www.firsdown.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/fpc-logo-main.pngfirsdownpc2021-03-02 11:15:582021-03-02 11:15:58Parish Council Meeting 3rd March at 7:15pm Zoom Log-In Details
“A litter pick was undertaken today from Firs Close to the Dunstable crossroads, resulting in 2 bags of rubbish. Firsdown Parish Council appreciates that some of this rubbish may have come from traffic passing through our parish, but we ask for residents assistance in keeping our parish litter-free.”
Prospective candidates and agents invited to election webinar Considering putting yourself forward in the upcoming elections on 6 May? If so, please join our elections team on 24 February to a briefing webinar to find out all you need to know if you’re thinking about being a candidate or agent in the upcoming Wiltshire Council […]
https://www.firsdown.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/unnamed-e1613735347371.png1581firsdownpchttps://www.firsdown.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/fpc-logo-main.pngfirsdownpc2021-02-19 11:36:272021-02-19 11:52:33Would you like to become a Councillor? Wiltshire Council
We are supporting clients to apply for the Wiltshire Surviving Winter Grant this year (in partnership with Wiltshire Community Foundation and Wiltshire Warm & Safe) which, if applying through Age UK Wiltshire, is a one-off grant of £150 (up to £250 for some clients). We can support clients who meet all the following criteria: over […]
https://www.firsdown.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/age-uk-wiltshire-logo-rgb-e1613477705800.png103215firsdownpchttps://www.firsdown.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/fpc-logo-main.pngfirsdownpc2021-02-16 13:42:212021-02-16 13:43:51Information from Age UK Wiltshire
Please find details, attached, for support should a Family Member or Friend be looking after a patient on a Hospital ward The service has been set up to relieve the pressure on hospital staff, so please use it!
https://www.firsdown.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/unnamed.png47181firsdownpchttps://www.firsdown.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/fpc-logo-main.pngfirsdownpc2021-02-16 13:36:092021-02-16 13:51:51Carer Support Hospital Liaison Service