Entries by Jeremy Beavan

Garden Waste Collections January 2018

Garden waste collections resume next week, but will be one day later than normal, with a catch up collection on Saturday 13 January.  All collections will return to normal on Monday 15 January 2018.  

Christmas and New Year waste and recycling collections

Merry Christmas Firsdown 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: […]

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Council is considering the replacement of the Roundabout in the Play Area which some have commented is unwieldy and outdated.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 […]

Wiltshire Local Plan Review

Wiltshire Council is  reviewing the Wiltshire Core Strategy (adopted January 2015), which sets out planning policies for the development and use of land in the county over the period to 2026 and is used in the determination of planning applications. Referred to as the Wiltshire Local Plan Review. Wiltshire Council are seeking your views on […]

Parish Circular Walk Inauguration Sunday 1st October 2017

Despite the forecast of poor weather for the Inauguration of the Firsdown Circular Walk, there was a good turnout of residents and the weather stayed fine for most of the walk. Nigel Walsh spoke briefly about the circular walk describing how two other parishes, Pitton and Alderbury, have established circular walks in place with another […]

Firsdown Paths Group

Firsdown Circular Walk Official Opening  Firsdown Paths Group are proud to announce the official opening of the circular walk ranging from 2.5 to 5 miles, The official opening takes places on Sunday 1st October at 2 pm and starts from outside the Play Area at the South end of Firsdown All are welcome so please […]

Broadband News

Ultrafast Virgin Fibre network Thanks to a campaign by the local community, the “Community Network Build Scheme” has successfully hit its 25% sign-up target set for the Test and Dun Valley area.