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Welcome to Silchester Parish Council Website

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Silchester is a village and civil parish about 5 miles (8 km) north of Basingstoke in Hampshire. It is adjacent to the county boundary with Berkshire and about 9 miles (14 km) south-west of Reading.
Silchester is most notable for the archaeological site and Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum, which was first occupied by the Romans in about AD 45 and includes what is considered the best-preserved Roman wall in Great Britain.



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Silchester Common Volunteer Working Party Dates for 2020/21 Season - 17/08/2020

 12/09/2020 10/10/2020 14/11/2020
 05/12/2020 27/12/2020 (Sunday)16/01/2021 
 06/02/2021 06/03/2021 27/03/2021


Latest Updates from Hampshire County Council - 12/08/2020

COVID-19 – keeping Hampshire safe

Community Transport Services up and running across Hampshire

Plugging in more electric vehicles – tell us your views

County Council calls on residents to take part in independent national survey on highways and transport

Hampshire County Council Covid-19 Support - 2nd April 2020

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Covid-19: Do you need help?

If you feel vulnerable during the Covid-19 outbreak, you may need help, for example: food shopping or medication collection. There are a variety of options available –

· Perhaps you are asking a neighbour to help.

· There are two other sources of help and more may appear during the crisis:

Locally, the Silchester Association have set up a small team of volunteers who are willing to shop and deliver food or medication. To ask for local help contact the Association Chairman:

Sarah Roper

01183 276628

07715 557737


Hampshire County Council is acting as the main co-ordination point for all district community hubs and has now set up a hotline The Coronavirus Hampshire Helpline – Hantshelp4vulnerable - can be contacted on 0333 370 4000. The helpline is available seven days a week, from 9am to 5pm.

Vulnerable residents who need additional support, and do not have support from family or friends, should call the helpline to register for support. The county council will resolve complex cases and will pass on most other enquiries to ourselves as the local community hub to arrange support, such as deliveries of food.