PARISH COUNCIL GRANT SCHEME
The Parish Council operates a small community grant scheme. It is funded from income unconnected with council tax.
The Council encourages applications from local community based, ‘not for profit’ or charitable organisations e.g. voluntary groups, societies, clubs (including new startups), sports clubs, youth clubs, playgroups, and Community Projects.
Click here for an application form.
Report potholes, street lights not working, damaged road signs and other street-scene faults to Wiltshire Council on-line or by calling Highways 0300 456 0105
See the Old Sarum Community Website and newsletter here.
What to do in case of flood?
|There is new quarterly bulletin from Hazel Hill Wood, a conservation woodland and sustainable retreat centre near Farley. Specifically for the interest of local residents, families and organisations, this short update shares some of the exciting work happening at the wood, including the latest events to get involved with.|
Read it here.
The local Laverstock weather information site
Consultation on the Old Sarum Country Park Play Area
Monday 12th December at Old Sarum Community Centre 2pm—6pm
The draft plan below shows the proposed layout and equipment for the new play area on the open space opposite the Kia/Skoda garage, which should be installed and open by March 2017.
Residents are welcome to come and comment on the design, the contractor’s representative will be in attendance along with Parish Councillors.
Pupils from Old Sarum Primary School will visit during the early afternoon.
There will be no waste or recycling collections on Monday 26 December 2016.
All collections during this week will be one day later than normal, with a collection on Saturday 31 December.
Collection days will return to normal from Monday 2 January 2017.
Garden waste collections will be suspended from Monday 26 December and restart on Monday 9 January.
If you have paid for a garden waste collection you can leave your real Christmas tree alongside your garden waste bin on your first garden waste collection day in January and we will ensure it is composted.
To check your collection days at anytime visit:
or click here to see a copy of the collection calendar
Old Sarum Airfield Update
Further meeting of Parish Councillors and residents to discuss the revised plans for the proposed airfield development (15/04004/OUT), information on the recent Flying Forum held at Old Sarum Airfield and problems with the Wiltshire Council planning website when trying to post a consultation response.
Our Parish Plan outlined the need for the following action:
"The Parish Council will continue to secure representation from the four communities and will seek further ways to improve its association with them for example by rotating the venue of Parish meetings."
Future Parish Council meetings will be held at Old Sarum Community Centre, Hampton Park (Greentrees School) and Laverstock at River Bourne Community Farm on a rolling programmed basis.
The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Monday December 19th at River Bourne Community Farm at 7pm
Residents are welome to attend.
Residents can address the council with any concerns for up to 3 minutes before the meeting proper starts.
The PC is providing a table which lists the Planning Applications that have been referred to the Parish Council for their opinion. Applications are generally considered by a team of three
Councillors, but may occasionally be referred to the whole Council. Full details may be viewed on the Wiltshire Council website.
The RESPONSE is the view of the Parish Council and will be considered, along with other consultations, by Wiltshire Council, who will make the decision.
Thursday 1st December Alderbury Village Hall, Rectory Road, Alderbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 3AD 7pm
Thursday 26th January 2017 Trafalgar School Downton 7pm
Salisbury Area Board (Bishopdown Farm) meetings
6:30pm for 7pm start
Thursday 5th January 2017 City hall Salisbury
Thursday 9th March 2017 City Hall Salisbury