A Safer Edington
Edington Parish Council is committed to developing a strategy for ‘A Safer Edington’ to enable villagers to feel more confident when moving around the village. This will take the form of a number of initiatives in partnership with Wiltshire Council and also with other parish councils and Westbury Town Council about the whole of the B3098. Find out more about the work being undetken by Edington Parish Council and Wiltshire Council here
Defibrillator now installed
The defibrillator has now been installed in its cabinet in the Three Daggers lower car park by the entrance to the playing field. We are planning to organise a training session for people interested in learning how to use it (although it can be used without any training) and how to apply CPR in early November, more details to follow.
To find out more about how the defibrilltor works view a video here.
Did you know that we have a beekeeper living in the village? If you encounter a swarm of bees please give Geoff a ring and he will come and collect them. Tel 831398
Edington Parish Hall Appeal
The Parish Hall is open for bookings
Building work at the Parish Hall is now finished. The new chair store frees up space in the hall and the new, improved toilets are being greatly admired (and well used!).
The store adjacent to the kitchen is ready and waiting to be fitted out with kitchen units to become an extension to the kitchen but to do this we need to raise a little more money. During the bulding work a few issues were encountered which involved additional expense hence the need for more funds.
The Parish Hall committee would like to thank everyone who has made this project possible and we look forward to welcoming you to the Parish Hall in the near future.
To find out more about the project and to book the hall click here.
Edington is situated on the northern escarpment of Salisbury Plain. It is an historically renowned village mentioned in the Domesday book and famous for being the location of the Battle of Edington in 878 AD between King Alfred and the Danes.Welcome to the Edington village website. We aim to provide both residents and visitors to the village with all of the information they may require.
The village contains a superb 14th Century Priory Church and the recently refurbished and renovated “Three Daggers” Public House as well as a number of picturesque houses. It is surrounded by very attractive countryside which offers an excellent variety of footpaths, many of which offer spectacular views from Salisbury Plain. The well-known Edington Music Festival is held annually in the Church., BBC television included a programme on the 50thanniversary of the Music Festival in its series “A Passion for Churches” which was transmitted on BBC2 in April 2006. Edington was the joint winner of the “Village of the Year” competition in 1999. The judges were particularly impressed with the community spirit as evidenced by the wide range of events and activities. Many of these have continued to the present day; these include The Jazz Festival, The Summer Ball, The Village Fair & Evening Party, and the Flower and Produce Show.