Pitton Community Shop – update During March and April the Pitton Community Shop Steering Group organised a community survey and held two public meetings to review the potential for the creation of a community shop in Pitton. The group promised to keep everybody in touch with the survey results and any ongoing plans. We are […]
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MAKE A CHANGE BECOME A COUNCILLOR Are you passionate about your community? Do you want to help make a long-lasting change? Do you have innovative ideas for the council? Do you have concerns about a specific issue and want to do something about it? If this is you, then we need you. We need people […]
TO THE PARISHIONERS AND COUNCILLORS OF FIRSDOWN You are cordially invited to attend Winterslow Village Hall on WEDNESDAY 4th MAY 2022 at 7.00 p.m.
Two public meetings to discuss the plans for a community shop in Pitton have been held. The slides from these meetings are available for download,attached It is not too late to complete the survey which has been provided to each household in Firsdown. The closing date is the 5th of April and returns instructions are […]
Recycling collections to resume from 21 March Hills Municipal Collections and GMB Union have confirmed they have reached an agreement, which means the waste collection strike has now concluded with immediate effect, and our recycling collections will resume next week. Our contractor Hills Municipal Collections has confirmed those workers that were on strike will return […]
Due to further industrial action confirmed by the GMB Union, we have made the difficult decision to extend our suspension of recycling collection services until the week of 4 April. This does not affect household waste or garden waste collections, which will continue. The GMB Union, which is in dispute with our contractor Hills Municipal […]
The Winterslow Area LINK Scheme, in common with all the Wiltshire LINK schemes, is a locally run good neighbour service. The actual area covered by our scheme includes the villages of Firsdown, Pitton, Farley, Lopcombe Corner and the Winterslows.
The Community Ambassadors Programme is designed to increase awareness of Crimestoppers through partnerships with businesses, public authorities, charities, and other agencies. Acting as our Ambassadors, they enable us to spread the word about how we can help protect the people, places, and communities that matter to you. Crimestoppers is an independent charity helping communities to […]
Information from Wiltshire Council Some Hills Municipal Collection workers are currently taking strike action, and this is due to continue until 18 March. As a result, we have taken the difficult decision to suspend mixed dry recycling (blue-lidded bin) and glass (black box) collections between 7 and 18 March. If you have already put out […]
7th March Refuse collection – Industrial action by contractors, advice from Wiltshire Council Information from Wiltshire Council We are advising residents to put their bins out on their collection day by 7 am and should they not be collected for any reason then we will arrange to collect them the following day where possible. This […]