• Welcome to Market Lavington

    Welcome to

    Market Lavington

    Population 2,213 (March 2011)

  • There are currently vacancies for councillors on the Parish Council

    There are currently vacancies for councillors on the Parish Council

    If you are interested in becoming a parish councillor please contact the Clerk to Council.

  • Clerk Details

    Our clerk is Mrs Carol Hackett

    Call her on 01225 760372

    or email clerk@marketlavingtonparishcouncil.gov.uk

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Market Lavington COVID-19 Support Group

The Group remains in place, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, to provide support for our vulnerable residents, who may continue to be struggling during this difficult time.


Do you need help?

We recognise that there may be members of our community who want, or need, to go back to shielding or self-isolating. The team of local co-ordinators and volunteers are very keen and willing to help, so please do not hesitate to contact us if you need any help with essential shopping, collecting medicines etc., or would value having someone to talk to.
Please get in touch with the Support Group by calling one of the local coordinators below:
Suzanne Morrison: 01380 812985 / 07920 181312
Les Charlton: 01380 818533 / 07962 422624
Nicky Wragg: 01380 813235 / 07974 723285
Carol Hackett (Parish Clerk): 01225 760372 / 07759 761307

BONFIRES

Please do not have any bonfires whilst the coronavirus controls are in place. Protect others and your own health. Protect the NHS. Smoke can be potentially harmful to our vulnerable residents or those suffering from or recovering from Covid-19 and may affect their ability to breathe. Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service have had many calls to fires that have turned out to be bonfires. Their resources are required elsewhere. Thank you for your consideration. (Wilts Council Smoke Nuisance Covid-19)

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16 January 2018

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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20 February 2018

Planning Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 6:45 pm View Details
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20 February 2018

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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06 March 2018

Old School Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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20 March 2018

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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03 April 2018

Old School Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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17 April 2018

Highways, Recreation, Amenity & Footpaths Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 6:30 pm View Details
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17 April 2018

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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24 April 2018

Management & Finance Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 6:15 pm View Details
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24 April 2018

Planning Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 6:45 pm View Details
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10 May 2018

Old School Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Thursday 7:15 pm View Details
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23 May 2018

Annual Meeting of the Parish Council

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Wednesday 7:15 pm View Details
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23 May 2018

Planning Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Wednesday 8:30 pm View Details
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19 June 2018

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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17 July 2018

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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14 August 2018

Planning Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 6:45 pm View Details
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14 August 2018

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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18 September 2018

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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25 September 2018

Old School Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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09 October 2018

Old School Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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16 October 2018

Planning Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 6:45 pm View Details
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16 October 2018

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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06 November 2018

Old School Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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20 November 2018

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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27 November 2018

Old School Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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04 December 2018

Highways, Recreation, Amenity & Footpaths Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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10 December 2018

Old School Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Monday 7:15 pm View Details
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18 December 2018

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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03 January 2019

Old School Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Thursday 7:15 pm View Details
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08 January 2019

Management & Finance Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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15 January 2019

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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15 January 2019

Planning Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 6:45 pm View Details
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29 January 2019

Old School Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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05 February 2019

Management & Finance Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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19 February 2019

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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19 February 2019

Planning Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 6:45 pm View Details
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05 March 2019

Highways, Recreation, Amenity & Footpaths Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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12 March 2019

Old School Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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12 March 2019

Planning Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 6:45 pm View Details
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19 March 2019

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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24 April 2019

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Wednesday 7:15 pm View Details
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21 May 2019

Annual Meeting of the Parish Council

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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21 May 2019

Planning Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 6:45 pm View Details
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06 June 2019

Management & Finance Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Thursday 7:15 pm View Details
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06 June 2019

Planning Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Thursday 6:45 pm View Details
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18 June 2019

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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25 June 2019

Old School Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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09 July 2019

Highways, Recreation, Amenity & Footpaths Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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16 July 2019

Planning Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 6:45 pm View Details
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16 July 2019

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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20 August 2019

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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17 September 2019

Planning Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 6:45 pm View Details
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17 September 2019

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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15 October 2019

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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22 October 2019

Old School Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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19 November 2019

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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26 November 2019

Highways, Recreation, Amenity & Footpaths Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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26 November 2019

Planning Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 6:45 pm View Details
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03 December 2019

Management & Finance Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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17 December 2019

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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21 January 2020

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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18 February 2020

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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25 February 2020

Old School Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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03 March 2020

Highways, Recreation, Amenity & Footpaths Committee

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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17 March 2020

Full Parish Council Meeting

Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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21 April 2020

Full Parish Council Meeting

via Zoom teleconferencing. Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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19 May 2020

Full Parish Council Meeting

via Zoom teleconferencing. Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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16 June 2020

Full Parish Council Meeting

via Zoom teleconferencing. Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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14 July 2020

Old School Committee

via Zoom teleconferencing Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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21 July 2020

Full Parish Council Meeting

via Zoom teleconferencing Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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18 August 2020

Annual Meeting of the Parish Council

via Zoom teleconferencing Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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15 September 2020

Full Parish Council Meeting

via Zoom teleconferencing Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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06 October 2020

Highways, Recreation, Amenity & Footpaths Committee

via Zoom teleconferencing. Tuesday 7:30 pm View Details
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20 October 2020

Full Parish Council Meeting

via Zoom teleconferencing. Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details

Market Lavington is a large, friendly and thriving village on the northern slopes of Salisbury Plain, situated about five miles south of Devizes. Market Lavington has always been a lively community, and for centuries was one of Wiltshire's foremost market towns, having been granted a royal charter in 1252 by Henry III.

Although it has all the character and charm of a traditional Wiltshire village, and is set in the midst of beautiful countryside, Market Lavington has always been a working community. Today its facilities include a Co-op supermarket, chemist, butcher, and post office, two hairdressers, a pub & restaurant with accommodation, cafe, takeaways and a number of small businesses, so you can buy almost anything you need in the village. We also have a pre-school, a primary school and a secondary school (all rated good, by OFSTED), a doctors' surgery, a library, a community hall, Old School Hall and our very own Village Museum!

The parish lies at the foot of the north western scarp slope of Salisbury Plain. It originally contained Easterton, now a separate civil parish, and Gore, now in West Lavington. The parish is long and narrow with Gault clay in the north, rising to a ridge of Upper Greensand at about 96 metres at Ledge Hill. This ridge is known as the Sands and was common land for many centuries. In the 18th century its light fertile soil provided suitable land for commercial orchards and market gardening. Half the parish is on the chalk uplands (military area) that rises to about 200m on Lavington Hill.

Latest Parish News

COVID WARNING FOR WILTSHIRE

Wiltshire

26

October 2020
Community messaging for Wiltshire - Keep playing your part

We are seeing a significant rise in cases in the 10 to 29 year old age range and this is now spreading into older aged people.

If we all act now we can hopefully prevent Wiltshire from moving into increased restrictions protecting our communities and our businesses.

Please keep playing your part in preventing increased restrictions.

Remembrance Sunday 8th November 2020

Market Lavington

22

October 2020
Poppies on crosses with the words "In Remembrance"

This year there will be no Remembrance Sunday Service in Market Lavington.

The members of the British Legion are organising a wreath laying ceremony at 11am., to which other wreath layers will be invited, respecting the rules in place on November 8th. If you would like to come and pay your respects to those who have died in war, you will be made welcome, BUT, please wear a mask and maintain safe social distancing in the graveyard.

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