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Elections – Thursday, 6 May 2021

Elections are taking place in Wiltshire on Thursday, 6 May. 

There are three different Polls taking place on this day and, for the first time in very many years, an election will be held to decide the Councillors who will represent Kilmington Parish Council for the next four years.  Please see here Statement of Persons Nominated for Parish Council

You should have all received your Polling Cards and will have noted that due to the closure of Whitesheet School, the Polling Station will be the Home Guard Club, on Kilmington Common.

The Wiltshire Council Unitary Elections – we come under Mere Division – please see here Statement of Persons Nominated for Wiltshire Unitary Council

The Police & Crime Commissioner elections should have taken place last May but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, these were delayed until this year.  Please see here Statement of Persons Nominated for Police and Crime Commissioner

 

 

Ruth Burrows, Clerk to the Parish Council

NEW DEFIBRILLATOR UNIT

We are pleased to announce that sufficnet donations have now been received for the new Please see the new notice in Community – regarding funding for the new defibrillator unit.

CORONAVIRUS (Covid-19)

In an effort to support those most vulnerable in the village during these uncertain times, there is to be a central list of contacts where volunteers can leave their names and contact details for anyone requiring assistance.  Those looking for help, including those self isolating, can likewise give their details to our central contact who will be in touch with a volunteer to help out.  We suggest that for shopping, collecting prescriptions etc, the arrangements (including payments etc), are made directly between the volunteer and the person making the request.

The Parish Council is extremely grateful to Sarah Booth (as indeed is the whole village) for agreeing to be the central coordinator who will put together the list of volunteers, and so anyone requiring assistance should telephone Sarah whose details are: 01985 844 264 or s.booth38@btinternet.com    Everyone should be aware that Sarah is self-distancing for the moment so please always contact her by phone or (preferably) email and do not visit her.

Separately, a local food wholesaler in Zeals, La Chasse, wishes to help those who cannot get out to go food shopping.  They are offering a 10% discount on minimum orders (over £80) and require payment upfront.  Delivery times are inevitably flexible.  Here are the contacts for them: La Chasse Limited, The Warehouse, St Martins Farm, Zeals BA12 6NZ, Tel: 01747 840996, www.lachasselimited.co.uk , and orders@lachasselimited.co.uk
For those with internet connection here are some useful links:

Useful contact numbers:
NHS 111 – only call 111 if you cannot get help online
Education queries – phone the Department for Education on 0800 046 8687
Wiltshire Council – 0300 456 0100

Please look out for your neighbours and keep well and safe

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