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Dedicated Coronavirus webpage

This website now has a dedicated Coronavirus page where you’ll find information about the Chapmanslade Coronavirus Action Group (COV-AG) plus Community Notices from the Parish Council, Wiltshire Council and the Police.

Other items will be added as required.

Parish Council launches 

FOOD BOXES FUND appeal.

Go to the Coronavirus webpage

Read a message from John Lewis

Get Covered

A big thank you to all the wonderful team in the village and Frome who have been making masks and donating material.
These washable, smart looking masks come complete with full instructions, delivered by volunteers. Pay on-line or cash.

Parish Council Advises Adjusted way of Working

The Parish Council have set out how they will continue to work during the period of Covid-19 lockdown.

John Lewis, Vice Chair, says, “It is important that the business of our PC continues; especially with respect to decision making. Therefore the PC have set out how we will continue to work whilst incorporating the views of parishioners.” View the document issued by the Parish Council on 4 Apr 2020.

Huntenhull Lane Temporary Road Closure

Temporary road closure at junction with Brimhill Rise, 20 – 24 April 2020.

See Closure Notice for details HERE

See detailed Plan HERE

Request a Highways Improvement

Report local highways (roads, pavements and parking) issues/concerns using THIS FORM and email to the Parish Council clerk at: chapmansladepc@yahoo.co.uk or hand the form to any Parish Councillor or bring along to a Parish Council Meeting.

Notice: Wiltshire Housing Plan

Wiltshire Council announce the adoption of their Housing Site Allocation Plan. See the Adoption Statement HERE.

Latest Wiltshire Police Update - 5 Apr 2020

Two Green & Open Space Surveys

Wiltshire Council would like you to complete their survey on Green & Open Spaces.

About the Wiltshire Council Survey

Wiltshire Council’s Survey form (download)

Of equal importance, The Village Hall Committee want your views on improvements you’d like to see to the Chapmanslade Playing Field. Please complete the short online Playing Field Improvement Survey.

'Chapmanslade Chaps'

‘Chapmanslade Chaps’ is an informal ‘go-to’ group for getting things done in and around the village. If you are interested in joining, or have suggestions for what the Chaps can do, please contact Nigel Brown at nigelbrown48@gmail.com.

Bee Friendly Chapmanslade

The Bee Friendly Group met on Mon 24 February, at 7.00pm upstairs at the pub. The Agenda included planning fun things of a scientific/apian nature for the BFG’s stall at the Science Week event on 14 March at the village hall, and prepping ground for wildflower seeding.

Katy says could you save your egg boxes (for seeds) and drop them off on the 14th at the hall.

Thur 12 Mar, 7.30 pm - Parish Council Meeting

PC Meetings cancelled until further notice.

Everyone welcome. Come along and have your say and find out what’s going on.

When available, view the Agenda HERE

Sat 14 Mar, 1.30 - 4.30pm - Get a Buzz about Science

Science for children aged 6 and over, Sat 14 March in the Village Hall. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Simple experiements will be carried out.

Register to attend by emailing nigelbrown48@gmail.com.

Thur 19 Mar, 10am to 12 noon - Coffee Morning at the Three Horseshoes

Coffee Mornings cancelled until further notice.

A warm welcome to come along to our church and community coffee mornings which are held at The Three Horseshoes from 10 until noon on the third Thursday of each month.
Do come along if you have an hour or so to spare. Meet lots of friends, old and new, for a chat over a cup of Ben’s freshly brewed coffee. And if you’re new to the village, this is the place to come to be warmly welcomed and to say hello.

Sat 21 Mar, 11am - Chicken Chasers Walk, meet at The Three Horseshoes

Join the village Chicken Chasers for an informal stroll through the countryside on the footpaths and bridleways around the village. 

It’ll be around 3 miles with a circular route starting and finishing at The Three Horseshoes, so you’ll need walking boots or wellies depending on the weather.

Everyone is welcome including well behaved dogs, kids and youngsters, and visitors to the village. The route may be a bit hilly so there may be a little effort involved.

Contact Jaimie at jaimieshore@gmail.com or call on 07740 473725

Link Scheme

Link provides a voluntary transport service to people who are in need, either because they are elderly, disabled, single parents or otherwise in need

Transport is provided for:

  • Medical Appointments
  • Shopping
  • Visiting relatives or friends in hospital or care homes
  • Attendance at Clubs or Day Centres
  • Shopping
  • Collecting Prescriptions

Click HERE for more information

Herbert Protocol Awareness

Do you know about the Herbert Protocol?   It’s a national scheme that encourages carers, family and friends to provide and put together useful information, which can then be used in the event of vulnerable person going missing.
Forms are also available online: https://www.wiltshire.police.uk/herbertprotocol

Chapmanslade Parish Plan Adopted

Following community consultation meetings the Parish Plan has formally been adopted by the Parish Council.

Nigel Brown, Steering Group chair,  says “The Parish Council and the community are determined not to let the Parish Plan sit on a shelf somewhere. It is a living document which has already resulted in many initiatives. Now we need more folks to get involved.”

Read more about the Parish Plan HERE