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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 0800 23 23 23
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
AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM LAVERSTOCK & FORD PARISH COUNCIL
Community Governance Boundary Review – Latest News
If you wish to stay independent of Salisbury City, make your views known to Wiltshire Council Boundary Review Committee by attending either or both of the Open Meetings below:
Monday 9th May at the City Hall, Salisbury at 6pm
Wednesday 18th May at Wyvern College, Church Road, Laverstock, at 6pm.
Parish residents will also get a letter from Wiltshire Council, outlining the review and containing a survey form and pre-paid return envelope. It is important that you complete and return the survey or complete the survey on-line using the link shown in the letter.
Your parish is under threat. For more details read the newsletter. click on the cover page on the right.
Read the Salisbury Journal report on the Boundary Review
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 23rd May at River Bourne Community Farm Laverstock at 7pm.
This is our Annual Meeting , Residents are welcome to attend.
Airfield Development Application
Over 110 people packed the Old Sarum Community Centre where the Parish Council held an Open Meeting on Wed 22nd July to enable residents to hear the council's objection to the development which has been lodged with Wiltshire Council and to allow residents to speak of their own comments about the plan.
Read the PC response to the application here
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
Latest update 27 Nov 2015
The Parish Council meets with Barton Willmore, planning consultants for Old Sarum Airfield Ltd.
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 26th May 6:30pm for a 7pm start Trafalgar School Downton
Salisbury Area Board (Bishopdown Farm) meetings
6:30pm for 7pm start
Thursday, 12th May, 2016 City Hall Salisbury
Thursday 14th July 2016 City Hall Salisbury
Thursday 15th September 2016 City Hall Salisbury
Thursday 10th November 2016 City Hall Salisbury
Parish Newsletter May/June 2016