Details are provided here of local events in Firsdown and the surrounding areas as well as in Salisbury, that may be of interest. If you know of an event that could be featured here, please provide details via the Contact Us link.

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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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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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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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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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Christmas Events 2019

Advent Procession   Starting this Friday (29th November) and spread over 3 nights, this event is held in the Cathedral and is free, on first come basis. Twilight tower tours Tours of the cathedral tower, available 2-23rd December.   Pantomime – Puss in Boots   5,6,7th December at the Bemerton Heath community centre. […]

Christmas in Salisbury

Details of Christmas events in Salisbury are available here: