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is, for technical reasons, reducing the number of advertisments that it carries. However, we know that our readers appreciate knowing about local services, so those companies no longer in the newsletter can be found here.


What to do in case of flood?

Click here.

Report potholes, street lights not working, damaged road signs and other street-scene faults to Wiltshire Council on-line or by calling 0800 23 23 23



See the Old Sarum Community Website and newsletter  here.




Local Trails

See the  trail guides for Laverstock, Hampton Park and Old Sarum.  
Enjoyable local country walks.

SpireWeather
The local Laverstock weather information site

www.spireweather.co.uk

Proposed Boundary Changes

Over 1,000 households responded to our recent ballot about the Salisbury
City Parish Council’s vote that they should incorporate our parish into the city. The result was that our residents overwhelmingly voted, by 99.3% that the parish should remain independent from the city. Thanks to everyone who took the time to vote.
Residents have spoken, your Parish Council will continue to fight this proposed take-over.
Laverstock & Ford Parish communities to remain independent of Salisbury 99.3%
Laverstock & Ford Parish to be wholly absorbed by Salisbury 0.7% 

Old Sarum Airfield Update


Read parish correspondence 

Latest update 1 Mar 2015

Further letter to Dr Carlton Brand dated 23 Feb 2015

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 (Primary School), Hampton Park (Greentrees School) and Laverstock (PC Office at River Bourne Community Farm) on a rolling programmed basis.
The next meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Monday 16th March 2015 at Greentrees Primary School, Hampton Park
from 7pm.
Residents are welcome to attend.
Details of meetings and agenda are to be found on our  Meetings page.

Planning Applications

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.


Area Boards

Giving power back to the people
What is an Area Board?

The Area Boards are a new way of working to bring local decision making back into the heart of the community. They are a formal part of Wiltshire Council that try to find solutions for local issues such as road repairs, traffic problems and speeding in villages, litter, facilities for young people and affordable housing.

People who work with the 18 Area Boards include councillors, community area managers, democratic service officers together with one member of the council’s top decision making committee, the cabinet. It also includes the local NHS, fire and emergency services, police, town and parish councils, community area partnerships and many other groups.

By working in partnership with local communities, the council can achieve so much more than it ever could on its own. We hope this will lead to better services, better communities and a better quality of life for everyone in Wiltshire.

Southern Wiltshire Area Board meetings
6:30pm for 7pm start
Thursday 26 March 2015 – Whiteparish Memorial Centre

Thursday 28 May 2015 – Winterslow VH
Thursday 30 July 2015 – Coombe Bissett VH
Thursday 1 October 2015- Downton Memorial Hall
Thursday 3 December 2015 – Alderbury VH

Salisbury Area Board  (Bishopdown Farm) meetings
6:30pm for 7pm start
Thursday 12 March 2015 7.00pm South Wilts Grammar School
Thursday 14 May 2015 7.00pm City Hall
Thursday 16 July 2015n 7.00pm City Hall
Thursday 17 September 2015 7.00pm City Hall
Thursday 12 November 2015 7.00pm South Wilts Grammar School


Parish Newsletter  Mar/Apr 2015


Do you have a 5 to 6 year-old interested in football?

Are you a carer??
Get some support, click picture for more details.


Wilton Mobile Library, which calls at Laverstock, Ford, Bishopdown Farm and Old Sarum.
Click here for latest timetable.


St Andrew's Church
Service Details

 
 
 
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