And here we go again! For those who haven't yet heard, we are now in Tier 5 - Lockdown!
It's a challenge to keep this data up to date as the situation gradually changes - so please let us know via the Contact Us tab if any of this is out of date or something needs to be included/excluded. Thank you!

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Wilts Council Advice NHS Advice Downton Parish Council Advice Downton Facebook Covid
Downton Primary School Local Pubs/Shops
Hearing Aid Batteries
Library InDownton on-line Parish Magazine Police Contacts


A good summary of what is happening/not happening in Wiltshire is here

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Vaccination Clinics

Click here for what is happening at the Cathedral vaccination clinic.

Downton Surgery

Click here for the Surgery website.

Local Shops

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Hearing Aid Batteries

Action on Hearing Loss Hearing aid maintenance drop in service –batteries and information

Our hearing aid maintenance drop in clinics are suspended for the time being due to the corona virus, but I can still post hearing aid batteries to you if you are a Salisbury hospital audiology patient. This is a free service. At this time I’m not posting out tubing but I can help you with information on how to get the best from your hearing aids, including daily cleaning and information on hearing loss. Please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Gill Drayson.
Telephone 01722 580014,
mobile 07570 670 643,
or email

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The library has had to shut its doors, but staff would like to reassure borrowers that any books that they have out on loan will be automatically renewed, so there will be no fines to pay on books that should have been renewed whilst the library is closed.

In the meantime, library users can access a vast array of on-line magazines, books and audio-books by using the RB Digital app, using their library card number and pin number to log on.

If you are not already a member, you can join online at

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Stay Safe On-line

For some good advice, click here

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Downton Green Group

Reluctantly we will now have to close our mini-recycling centre until the end of lock-down, as we will not be able to move the collected items on. Please do not drop off anything at the shed until further notice. Thanks to all who have been using the shed responsibly these last few weeks - we'll be back as soon as we can!

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Latest Information from Wiltshire Council

See the website for full details - click here

Post Office

Woodfalls Post Office is open as usual.
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Fire Services Leaflet

Click here for the Dorset & Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service Safety Leaflet.

Police Contacts

These email addresses are for residents to voice any concerns, report any information they think relevant, or to send photographs or videos. You must still use 101 if it is actually happening at that time or 999 if it is an emergency but the email addresses can be used to pass on any of the above in relation to things happening in the village. The email addresses are:


Please remember that these email addresses are not manned 24/7. The Police are putting lots of resources into the village to ensure that residents are not subject the anti social behaviour of recent months

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