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Temporary Road Closure of The Street on 1st December 2021 for 3 days

Wiltshire Council – Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Temporary Closure of: The Street (Part), Kilmington (TTRO 7655)

Notice is hereby given that Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all traffic:

The Street (Part) Kilmington: for a distance of approximately 25m either side of property known as The Old Chapel.

To enable: Wessex Water to carry out new connection and associated works.

Alternative route: via The Street (unaffected length – Cote Lane – C55- B3092 – The Street (unaffected length) and vice versa.

The closure and diversion route will be clearly indicated by traffic signs.

The Order will come into operation on 01 December 2021 and the closure will be required rom 09.30 – midnight for 3 days.  It is anticipated that the works will take the stated duration to complete depending upon weather condition.  Access will be maintained for residents and businesses where possible, although delays are likely due to the nature of the works.

The order will have a maximum duration of 18 months.

For further information please contact Wessex Water on 0345 6004600

This information has been passed to Kilmington Parish Council from Sustainable Transport Group, County Hall, Trowbridge BA14 8JN

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


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.


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    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, , and
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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