Christmas and New Year waste and recycling collections

Merry Christmas


There will be no waste or recycling collections on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Your revised collection days will be on:

Household waste: Saturday 6 January.

Black box recycling: Saturday 30 December and Friday 12 January.

Plastic bottle and cardboard recycling: Saturday 30 December and Friday 12 January.

Garden waste: Friday 12 January.

Household waste and recycling collection days will return to normal from Monday 15 January 2018

Garden waste collections will be suspended from Monday 25 December and restart week commencing Monday 8 January 2018. Garden waste collections will be one day later than normal during this week.

You can leave your real Christmas tree alongside your garden waste bin for collection on your first garden waste collection day in January, Wiltshire Council will ensure it is composted.

Household recycling centre opening hours
All household recycling centres will be closed from 1pm on 24 December and all day on 25 December, 26 December and 1 January. Check the opening hours of your local centre. 

Firsdown Children’s Play Area

“The Parish Council is considering the replacement of the Roundabout in the Play Area which some have commented is unwieldy and outdated.

  Before doing so we would like to hear comments from Residents particularly those with young children. There will need to be budgetary considerations but your comments will be very much welcomed”


Christmas Winterslow Village Hall

Friday 8th & Saturday 9th December

“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” Friday 8th at 7:45 pm and Saturday 9th December at 2 pm & 7:30 pm

Sunday 10th December

Winterslow Churches together Carol Service 3 pm


Mulled Wine & Mince Pies

If you want to escape the Christmas rush for a few minutes Firsdown PC  would love to see you at the next meeting December 6th 6:45 pm for Mulled Wine & Mince Pies

A30 London Road ( Winterslow Road East ) Closure

WILTSHIRE COUNCIL HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on 18 December 2017, the following length of road shall be closed to all traffic in the interests of public safety to enable Tarmac to carry out carriageway reconstruction and associated works.
A30 London Road (part), Winterslow; from its junction with Winterslow Road East to A30 for a distance of approximately 100m in a westerly direction.

See attachments for more details and alternative route


Total Attachments: 2

Download: A30 London Road diversion map (2 MB)


Download: TTRN A30 London Road (part), Winterslow (184 KB)