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Chat to us and share what's happening in the village! 

In keeping with the times and ensure we communicate with the people of Steeple Ashton positively, we are using social media channels, as follows:

Social Media is another way of communicating with the residents of our lovely village and parish, allowing us all to positively discuss issues, find lost animals, gain information and celebrate what is great about Steeple Ashton. Please share this information to local friends and neighbours - the more that get involved, the more successful the platform.

We ask all potential members to the village group whether they live or work in the parish (or plan to, or used to!) just to keep you all safe from spammers and trolls :)

We also ask that our social media is used in a positive and proactive way that celebrates the wonderful community of Steeple Ashton.

We do not welcome any defamatory comments about individuals. Posts and comments of this nature will be removed.

We would also ask that advertising is kept to a minimum - we reserve the right to remove anything we think is not appropriate or is posted too often. It may be that we set up an offshoot of the FB group for buying and selling at some point. Let us know your views!

Please do drop us a message if you want to ask something privately. All social media is run voluntarily - we are not around all the time, but will endeavour to answer your queries as soon as we possibly can.

If you wish to comment, complain or discuss an issue which relates specifically to the Parish Council, please send it in writing to Leon Karas, our Clerk, at, or call into the office when it is open.

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Bin Collection Days Over the Festive Period

Please note the change of bin collection days over the festive period. Real Christmas trees can be taken to any of the household recycling centres or collected with your garden waste bin if you currently subscribe to the service. More informaiton can be found at


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Voting is Open - Aviva Funding for Acreshort Park!


You are allowed up to 10 votes and can use them all on one project - please share with family and friends and see if we can get into the final!


We want to provide an outdoor community space in the village that is all inclusive, including activities for older children, adults and families.

We are a small group of motivated volunteers driven to see this project succeed. We have been fundraising for a while but need the injection of these extra Aviva funds to finally realise some key elements of our plan. 

We have already raised the funds to create a picnic area, provided fencing and car parking, and developed a planting and maintenance schedule that has seen the field turn into a usable area. 

The next phase of the plan is to provide a range of play and fitness equipment and tidy up the entrance - the equipment alone will cost us upwards of £40,000. 

We plan to hold a summer celebration in 2018 to officially open the park and new equipment, as well as providing a springboard to start our future plans - including nature trails, BBQ area, community building, group fitness events and anything else our lovely villagers feel the need for, in a beautiful outdoor setting that is to become the focus for the health & wellbeing of the village. 

Please help us realise the next phase of our plans!

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Spotted a problem around the parish?

You can use My Wiltshire to contact the council

The more we report, the more Wiltshire will recognise the significance of the work needed by Steeple Ashton Parish and ensure that the Parish Steward, and others, provide Steeple Ashton with a fair share of the available effort.

If you register for an account you will receive updates on your report's progress. These are just some of the issues you can report using My Wiltshire:

  • Highways and Street Scene issues
  • Environmental Enforcement
  • Trading Standards
  • Car parks
  • Weather emergencies
  • Waste
  • Fraud

My Wiltshire is also available as an app. You'll have access to all the functionality of the web browser version, but in the palm of your hand; plus the ability to attach photos and GPS locations to your reports. The My Wiltshire mobile app is available for Apple, Android and Microsoft devices.

Click here.... MyWiltshire App information

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A cloudy but warm Saturday 24th June 2017 saw many villagers attend the annual Church Fete at The Lodge. Visitors were provided with a coconut shy, bouncy castle, tombolas, raffles, refreshments, book stall, cake stall (sold out almost immediately!) refreshments and ice cream cones. They were also entertained by a local band, who got everybody's feet tapping :)

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Over 700 vistors attended the Open Gardens event on Sunday 4th June 2017, raising over £5000. In spite of the soggy weather, each of the 15 gardens looked absolutely glorious - a real testament to the hard work put in over the last few months. 

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A message from our Police and Crime Commisioner...

I have today begun a public consultation on the cost of policing in 2015-16.  I am considering an increase of £3.06 per year, or 6p per week, for the average home (Band D property).  The increase is to help reduce the impact of significant central government grant reductions on policing and crime services in Wiltshire and Swindon.
The consultation is now open and runs until Wednesday 4th February 2015.  I have approached every Area Board and Locality that are meeting during this period and asked for the opportunity to make a presentation about my proposal.  A copy of this presentation is available on my website ( along with further information.
I would encourage you to give your feedback on my proposal and to promote this consultation amongst your community.  Feedback can be given through my website or by following this link:
Yours sincerely
Angus Macpherson
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
London Road
SN10 2RD
Telephone Number (External): 01380 734 022
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