About BCPC

By , October 20, 2017 6:00 pm

 


 

Welcome to

BISHOPS CANNINGS PARISH COVID19 SUPPORT

If you are within one of the at risk categories and need help with essential shopping, collecting prescriptions or other errands then you can call the following number. We will seek to organise a registered volunteer to come and assist you.

IF YOU NEED HELP CALL: 01380 860633

If you are finding self isolation lonely, contact us and we will try to find you someone to talk to over the phone.

We do not give medical advice, for official NHS advice see www.nhs.uk


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

IF YOU WOULD BE PREPARED TO SUPPORT A LOCAL RESIDENT PLEASE EMAIL:

covid19@bishopscannings.wilts.sch.uk

Or phone: 01380 860663

All volunteers will be vetted by the organisers.

Thank you in advance for your support. 

 

Wiltshire Council Green Spaces Household Survey

Click here

 

DEADLINE FOR REPLIES EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY 1ST MAY 2020

 

This is a Wiltshire Council survey to be completed by householders. You will be asked about your use of Open Space ( ie. parks, countryside, play areas etc) and whether you think there is enough (or not enough) of different sorts of Open Space. The information will help form future policy on Open Spaces and Green Infrastructure. 

The third largest parish in the county of Wiltshire, Bishops Cannings was first mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 as held by the Bishop of Salisbury.  The parish includes the village of Coate and includes the hamlets of Bourton, Horton and Little Horton.  Previously split into two wards, Bishops Cannings and Cannings Hill, the Parish is now a single ward following the boundary changes in 2015.  With nearly 2,200 registered electors and a new housing development at Lay Wood, Bishops Cannings is a fast growing parish, nestled between Devizes and the Vale of Pewsey and within the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Bishops Cannings is both a rural and urban parish with the Wansdyke to the north and the Kennet and Avon Canal passing through to Horton and beyond.  St.Mary the Virgin Church is at the heart of the village, with the primary school, four pubs, the marina, cricket club and golf club all within the parish.

 

Click here to read the Devizes Area Neighbourhood Plan

 

Next Meeting of the Parish Council is :

All meetings have been cancelled for the forseeable future.

Venue : Bishops Cannings Village Hall, Bishops Cannings, Devizes.


Please find us here on Facebook for the official BCPC page.

To hire the Village Hall contact Elizabeth Jones, telephone 01380 860430 email bcvhbookings@gmail.com

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