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Notice of Local Elections 2021 ( Parish Councillors )

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 […]


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Download: Gen Haig We need you Firsdown Election notice (53 KB) Download: Notice of Local Gov Election 2021 (90 KB)

Are you fed-up with doing the same old walks?

Walking in 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 […]

Christmas & New Year Waste and Recycling collection dates 2020

Merry Christmas There will be no waste or recycling collections on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. See attached file for any changes to your normal collection dates  


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collection dates

Wiltshire Police Area Board Briefing June 2020

Wiltshire Police has had a decrease in the volume of recorded crime by 4.1% in the 12 months to May 2020 and continues to have one of the lowest crime rates in the country. More information in the attached document  


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Download: SalisburyJune2020 (790 KB)

Young Work Wiltshire: A new service has been launched that aims to support 16 & 17 year old’s who are not in education, employment or training.

Three dedicated Education, Employment Advisers will be getting alongside our young people to help them access opportunities to help them towards successful working lives. These young people may face multiple barriers preventing them from participating in EET and need a different type of support. For some young people support is provided by other Local Authority […]


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Download: 202006 Hot Opps Bulletin Edition1 (370 KB) Download: DM20_456 - EET service flyer ONLINE VERSION (65 KB) Download: DM20_457 - EET service offer leaflet ONLINE VERSION (87 KB)

Notes regarding July 2020 Parish Council Meeting

Despite the recent relaxation of the Lockdown Recommendations, including the opening of community and village halls, the Parish Council is still unable to hold public meetings whilst the Government’s restrictions on social distancing and meeting of groups of people indoors remain in place. As a result, the meeting due to be held on Wednesday, July […]

Wiltshire & Swindon Police and Crime Plan 2020 Update

Attached booklet with report and introduction by the Police and Crime Commissioner updated for 2020/2021


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Download: Police_and_Crime_Plan_2020 (11 MB)

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 […]

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 The event normally attracts around 500 entrants with refreshments by Houghton W.I. There is also a Facebook Page at and Twitter at The proceeds will be split between All Saint’s Church and the Village Hall […]


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Download: Houghton Trail (413 KB)