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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 7th July, 2021
Firsdown Parish Council Meetings are normally held at Winterslow Village Hall. Check details (See Notes below)
Members of the public are welcome to attend but please be advised that we are following government guidelines with regards to social distancing, this means that:
Councillor tables and chairs to be 2m apart
Members of the public chairs to be 2m apart
Doors and windows to be open (fun in the winter!)
All surfaces that we touch – door handles, window handles, tables, chairs etc to be sanitised before and after use.
Face coverings to be worn, unless you have a pre-condition eg asthma which means you are exempt.
Hands to be sanitized on entering and leaving the building
Please refer to “Meeting Dates” in the drop-down menu for more details and please always check the Agenda in case of the meeting due to Government rules will be held online.
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NHS COVID-19 App launching this week The NHS COVID-19 app will launch in England on Thursday 24 September. In the run-up to the launch, the council is engaging with businesses and venues across the county to provide guidance for those required by law to print and display posters to help users of the app check in […]
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Wiltshire Police has had a decrease in the volume of recorded crime by 5.8% in the 12 months to July 2020 and continues to have one of the lowest crime rates in the country More detail available in the attached newsletter
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Wiltshire Police has had a decrease in the volume of recorded crime by 4.6% in the 12 months to June 2020 and continues to have one of the lowest crime rates in the country. More details in the attached News Letter
Work Wiltshire has been busily designing FREE interactive courses to help you negotiate these tricky times. If you want to access learning for yourself or your family, they have support for you. Some courses are delivered live in an online classroom at a stated time, some courses will have some live group sessions and then […]
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THERE WILL BE AN ORDINARY MEETING OF FIRSDOWN PARISH COUNCIL ON: WEDNESDAY 15th JULY 2020 VIA THE ZOOM CONFERENCE PLATFORM THERE IS AN OPEN FORUM AT THE BEGINNING OF THE MEETING SO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE VERY WELCOME TO ATTEND.PLEASE CONTACT THE CLERK FOR THE ACCESS DETAILS NO LATER THAN 6.45PM ON THE DAY […]
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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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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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 […]
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