Entries by Parish Clerk

A303 repairs and closure

The A303 will be completely closed between Mere and the A350 overnight from 8pm to 6am on weekdays until 9th October. Diversions are signed, none of which direct traffic through the valley. The link to Highways England’s letter of explanation is given below. We have urged them to warn vehicles strongly to stick to official […]

Parish Council Vacancies

Two vacancies have arisen on the Parish Council. Please contact the Clerk for further information. Formal notices will be published once received.

Wiltshire Council Area Board Boundary Review

Following the Electoral Review of Wiltshire Council, Electoral Divisions for the May 2021 elections no longer align to the boundaries for the Council’s 18 Area Boards, which are based on Electoral Divisions. It has therefore been necessary to agree new Area Board boundaries for implementation in May 2021 so a set of proposals for Area […]

Luke Piper Art Exhibition 21-27 September

Local artist Luke Piper will be showing his Planet Paintings, painted during lockdown this year, at Penhill Barn from September 21st to 27th, from 11am to 3pm daily. Penhill barn is located on the valley road just outside Monkton Deverill heading towards the A350. The location code is 4RH6+P8. As John Piper’s grandson and Edward […]

Volunteers needed!

Your local Link Scheme needs you. Demand is growing and the scheme urgently needs new volunteers. Our local service is centered in Mere and covers all the Upper Deverills villages.

Dog Fouling

The vast majority of dog owners are caring, responsible individuals but there are still some who do not clean up after their pets. Whereas incidences of dog fouling on our roads and verges here in the Upper Deverills are few, there have been some recent reports of mess being left on private borders, driveways and […]