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Our purpose as a council is to make all kinds of decisions on issues that affect the local community whilst campaigning for better services and facilities
In doing so we hope to be improving the quality of life for all of our community
The Parish Council also accepts the challenge that annual reductions in Grants from Central Government have made.
Your next Parish Council Meeting will be on Wednesday 6th November, 2019
Firsdown Parish Council Meetings are held at Pitton Village Hall & Winterslow Village Hall Commencing 7:15 pm - Please refer to "Meeting Dates" in the drop-down menu for more details.
Contractors working on behalf of Virgin Media have started to install new infrastructure in Firsdown. The timetable of work is below. Work takes place in approximately 100 yard sections along the pavement on one side of the road, before continuing on the opposite side. Each 100-yard section takes approximately 3 days. Day 1 – diamond […]
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The Parish Council have adopted telephone kiosk on Firs Rd from Openreach, and have funded the installation of a defibrillator provided by the Community Heartbeat Trust. A defibrillator is used to support a patient in Cardiac Arrest with the aim of increasing their chances of survival. You don’t need a be a paramedic to use […]
Notice of consultation on a masterplan for the redevelopment of The Maltings and Central Car Park, Salisbury Wiltshire Council is consulting on a draft masterplan for The Maltings and Central Car Park, Salisbury, which is being prepared to guide the redevelopment of the site. The Maltings and Central Car Park is allocated for redevelopment by […]
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The Parish Council has made one formal response and will be submitting a further response, residents are encouraged to submit their own views and opinions to the consultation via the following link, More information was supplied in a recent leaflet drop to all homes in Firsdown. http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/news/articles/boundary-review-consultation https://consultation.lgbce.org.uk/
Openreach has now fully commissioned the 2nd broadband cabinet in the village. Residents who have not yet upgraded to an FTTC service (which is delivered over their telephone line), should contact their Internet Service Provider to order an FTTC service. Residents in Firs Close are able to order the superior FTTP service (a new fibre line […]
The Parish Council are discussing a metrocount ( Rubber wires across the road to monitor traffic speeds through Firsdown ) the last such test was carried out some five years ago, this may lead onto talks regarding the installation of an active Speed Indicator Sign.
Mobile Library The library visits Firsdown every 28 days at two venues in Firsdown and every 14 days at Winterslow Village Hall. Firsdown Great Croft: 1135 to 1150 and top post box Firs Road 1155 to 1210. Winterslow: 1330 to 1615. Firsdown residents may prefer to use Winterslow because of the extended hours. Next visit […]
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Work by Openreach to provide additional capacity at the “Green Cabinet” Ilynton Avenue ( A 2nd cabinet is due to be installed ) starts in ( Openreach have now rescheduled the upgrade work to start in mid –January 2019). However, there is usually a 4-6 month period following installation, before the cabinet is available for service, as […]
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