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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 12th May, 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.
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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All of Wiltshire’s household recycling centres (HRCs), bar Stanton St Quintin, will reopen on Monday 18 May with an easy to use postcode entry system to help limit the number of people on-site at any time and ensure social distancing. Stanton St Quintin HRC will remain closed because parking spaces on-site have been significantly reduced […]
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The most recent Government guidance for England has relaxed measures related to the playing of tennis. On a clarification of this advice, the Village Hall Executive Committee and the Tennis sub- Committee has agreed to re-open the Hall Tennis court with effect from Wednesday 13th May. The Government has laid down certain restrictions, which if […]
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“In the light of the current COVID-19 situation, Firsdown Parish Council will not be meeting in May, but of course, will keep the matter under review. It will comply with all prevailing Government guidelines. However, the Parish Council is still working, and the Chairman, Councillors, and Clerk can still be contacted in the normal […]
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