• 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?

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


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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
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10 November 2020

Old School Committee

via Zoom teleconferencing Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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17 November 2020

Full Parish Council Meeting

via Zoom teleconferencing Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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24 November 2020

Planning Committee

via Zoom teleconferencing Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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08 December 2020

Management & Finance Committee

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

Full Parish Council Meeting

via Zoom teleconferencing Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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12 January 2021

Old School Committee

via Zoom teleconferencing Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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19 January 2021

Full Parish Council Meeting

via Zoom teleconferencing Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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16 February 2021

Full Parish Council Meeting

via Zoom teleconferencing Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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16 March 2021

Full Parish Council Meeting

via Zoom teleconferencing Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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23 March 2021

Old School Committee

via Zoom teleconferencing Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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30 March 2021

Planning Committee

via Zoom teleconferencing Tuesday 7:15 pm View Details
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27 April 2021

Annual Parish 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

There's still time to take part in the census

Nationwide

26

March 2021
Poster saying there's still time to take part in the census, with image of gent on town steps.

Census day has passed, but it is vital those who have not yet completed, do so as soon as possible. Sunday March 21 marked the day that millions of people across England and Wales completed key questions about themselves and their households to ensure local services in every community are informed by the best information possible.

However, for those who have not yet submitted their online or paper questionnaires or have maybe misplaced their invitation letter, there is lots of help available. “The information you provide needs to be about who usually lives in your household on Census Day, which was Sunday March 21, however if you’ve haven’t completed it yet, please do so – there’s still time to,” the Office for National Statistics’ deputy national statistician Iain Bell said.

Every household should have received their letter inviting them to take part and we’ve had a great response so far. If you haven't, or you have misplaced your letter, you can head online to www.census.gov.uk and request a new unique access code.

There is plenty of help available, including face-to-face assistance at local Census Support Centres.

Field officers will soon start calling at households who have not completed their census. They will follow social distancing and COVID-safe guidelines, supporting people to take part.

They will be equipped with PPE and will never need to enter anyone’s home. They’ll be operating much like a postal or food delivery visit.

The results from the census will shed light on the needs of different groups and communities, and the inequalities people are experiencing, ensuring the big decisions facing the country following the pandemic and EU exit are based on the best information possible, through the anonymised answers provided.

The ONS will never share personal details and no-one, including government bodies, will be able to identify you in census statistics. Personal census records will be kept secure for 100 years, and only then can future generations view it.

If people do not complete their census, they may have to pay a fine of up to £1,000.

For more information, including how to find a local census support centre, please visit www.census.gov.uk

Census Day is 21st March - Important videos

Nationwide

15

March 2021
Banner with Census 2021

Two important and useful videos have been published by the Government.

On the subject of accessibility https://census.gov.uk/assets/Accessibility_longform-film_English.mp4

On the subject of Self-Identification https://census.gov.uk/assets/Self_Identification-film-1080x1080_English.mp4


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