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Slapton is a rural parish with three distinct settlements, namely Slapton, Horton and Grove. It is situated in the Vale of Aylesbury, one of three administrative districts in Buckinghamshire. It lies between the Grand Union Canal and the border with the county of Bedfordshire. The nearest town, Leighton Buzzard, is several miles to the North. The name Slapton, Anglo Saxon in origin, means ‘Farm by a Slippery Place’. The number of farms in the Parish and quantity of clay testifies to this!

Buckinghamshire Council Services

 

For the latest updates on the availability of all of the Services offered by Buckinghamshire Council, please follow this link

 

Slapton Parish Support Group

 

Our Parishioners have set up a group to help the many residents in our villages who are currently isolated in their own homes.  We do not know how long this state of affairs will continue, but many will be unable to leave their properties for a number of months. Please follow this link to our new Covid 19 Support Group page

Buckinghamshire Council

 

Watch the video updates on how our Council are fighting coronavirus in Buckinghamshire, what you can do to stay safe and how you can get involved in helping others.To view the video update from Cllr Martin Tett, please follow this link

Buckinghamshire Council Suspends Garden and Bulk Waste Collections

Due to the developing situation and latest advice regarding COVID-19,  waste services are currently operating with a reduced number of staff. Buckinghamshire Council staff are working hard to minimise any disruption and will prioritise refuse collections, food waste collections and clinical waste collections. For further detailed information, please follow this link.

A Message from Slapton Parish Council

Thank you to our clerk, councillors and members of the public who met today to deliver an urgent resolution to delegate certain functions to the clerk. This means we can suspend ordinary meetings for the next 3 months. We are waiting for legislation to determine how we manage annual meetings, our audit process and casual vacancies. It was also an opportunity to discuss with the members of the public how the Slapton Support Group can coordinate activities with the many willing volunteers. We can look forward to further details on this soon. Do keep a watch on this website as we will be updating it as future information becomes available.

 

Kind regards Mel Woof

Chairman - Slapton PC

Holy Cross Church Slapton

 

A live stream of a shortened service will be available on-line every Sunday at 9:30am  -  www.facebook.com/holycrossslapton  - You don’t need to have an account to watch this. Watch the Mothering Sunday Service Video here now

Spot the signs of Coronavirus - NHS advice

To help keep our community safe, if you or anyone in your household experiences the symptoms in this video, you should stay at home. Stay at home if you have either: A high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature). A new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual).

Medical Advice

 

If you are feeling ill please do not go to your doctors surgery, pharmacy or hospital.  Only call 111 if your symptoms are severe. Instead, visit

 

https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19    or    www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19

Local Elections Delayed

Local and mayoral elections in England will be postponed for a year to May 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Downing Street said it would be impractical to hold the elections as planned, as they would come during the peak of the spread of the virus.

Events

Follow this link for an up to date list of this months village events.

Council Matters

Follow this link for all matters relating to the Parish Council

Slapton
Weather Forecast

Follow this link for a current 3 day weather forecast for our Parish.

AVDC News for the Parishes
Slapton Parish Neighbourhood Plan
Disclaimer

1. All information supplied on this website is correct at the time of publishing. Any corrections to the information should be directed in the first instance to the Parish Clerk via the contact page.

 

2. Slapton Parish Council is not responsible for the content or availability of any external link and any views expressed in those external sites. These links are supplied for the convenience of visitors to this website only.

 

3. In no event will Slapton Parish Council be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

 

4. Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Slapton Parish Council takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

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