St Mary's Church
A beautiful church at the heart of the village
The River Avon
Running through the Village
The Village
The lovely village of Upavon
The hillside above Upavon
Some of the beautiful countryside around Upavon
Those pesky Geese
Upavon's much loved Geese

Council Meetings

The next Parish Council Meeting
will be held at the 
Wednesday 19th Sept 2018
at 7:00pm
All are welcome to attend 

 Issues can be addressed to the Council during the "adjournment". Please submit any issues, concerns or questions in writing, or by e-mail, to the Parish Clerk 48 hours before the meeting in order that a considered response be offered.

Contact Details can be found HERE

Upavon Map

Recruitment of a deputy police and crime commissioner

Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon

Remuneration: £18,000 + expenses
Hours: Two days per week (the post holder is expected to work flexibly and outside standard working hours.)
Contract: Fixed term, for the duration of PCC’s term of office, ends May 2020

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to support the Wiltshire and Swindon Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) as his Deputy PCC. The successful candidate will be politically aware and astute and be able to provide strategic advice and insight. They will support the PCC in his role as the bridge between the public and their police. You will be prepared to travel the length and breadth of Wiltshire and Swindon acting as the PCC’s representative. This role will involve engagement with local people and partners, while also building and strengthening public confidence.

We need the Deputy PCC to:

  • Seek and represent the views and concerns of the people of Wiltshire and Swindon through a range of means, including attending relevant meetings on behalf of the PCC.
    Report back to the people of Wiltshire and Swindon on behalf of the PCC.
    Develop and promote effective working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, including local and national media, strategic partners and politicians, in order to further the aims and objectives of the PCC.
    Hold portfolios of work as required by the PCC.
    Support the Commissioner, as required, including summarising and briefing the PCC on these issues.
    Assist the PCC in holding the Chief Constable to account.
    Support the PCC with the development and shape of the future strategy.

The PCC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. This post is a political appointment, and as such, candidates are expected to share Angus Macpherson’s vision and values.

Please find the recruitment pack
Applications close at 5pm 6 July 2018
Shortlisting will take place the week commencing 10 July 2018
Interviews will be held on 24 July 2018.
This appointment will be subject to a confirmation hearing by the Wiltshire and Swindon Police and Crime Panel – the successful candidate will be required to attend.
Please ensure that you meet the eligibility and disqualification criteria before applying to the position.
Any candidate with questions can contact the Office of Police and Crime Commissioner on 01380 734022 or email

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