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Household recycling centres to reopen with postcode entry system

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 […]

Winterslow Village Hall Tennis Court – Announcement May 2020

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 […]

Firsdown Parish Council May 2020 Meeting Cancelled

  “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 […]

The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust

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 […]

Covid-19 Community Pack

The attached pack is to support you and your community during the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Within it, you’ll find a list of key contacts, resources, and information in one place, which we hope you can share with your community to support each other as much as possible during this time. Contents  . Health advice • […]

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19):

Coronavirus (COVID-19) case confirmed in Wiltshire     As you may well have already seen, the UK Chief Medical Officer has today (5 March 2020) confirmed further cases of COVID-19 infection in the UK, bringing the total number of cases to 115. Three of these cases are residents from Wiltshire who became infected whilst in […]

The Houghton Trail 3rd May 2020

The 2020 annual  Houghton event takes place this year in Houghton, Stockbridge on May 3rd, Interested parties can register at https://www.houghton-trail-event.org.uk/registration/. The event normally attracts around 500 entrants with refreshments by Houghton W.I. There is also a Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/Houghton-Trail-Event-Sunday-3rd-May-2020-1015-am-START-121334244707870/ and Twitter at https://twitter.com/HoughtonTrail The proceeds will be split between All Saint’s Church and the Village Hall […]

Recycling Changes

Wiltshire Council is making it easier to Recycle : You can now put paper, cans, cardboard, plastic bottles, cartons and plastic pots, tubs, and trays in your blue bin. Only glass  and textiles will be collected from your black box Look out for a letter from the council your collection day may change See attached […]