Alton Parish village website

This is the Website of Alton Parish Council, comprising the three villages of Alton Barnes, Alton Priors and Honeystreet.   This website last updated 2 April 2020 

COVID-19 Coronavirus 
Watch this website for daily update. 

Coronavirus Gov UK (COVID-19): 
what you need to do click here

Pewsey Boots for prescriptions, please note the following:-

Boots in Pewsey have now adopted a pre-existing national Prescription Delivery Service, which operates on Tuesday and Thursday

Prescription Enquiry Line:   01672 563488

Pewsey Boots new opening hours are currently

Mon-Fri 10 am.–1 pm. & 2 pm.–5 pm.
Sat 10 am.–1 pm. & 2 pm.–4.30 pm.

Keep an eye on C19 Vale of Pewsey Support Group Network for updates and help in this area

Advice for self-isolating households receiving volunteer visits and/or deliveries click here. 

(COVID-19) Household Cleaning Advice click here 

National Health Service Coronavirus advice:-

Click here for:-
Covid-19 Community Pack published by Wiltshire Council

Click here for Pewsey Community Coronavirus Assistance on Face Book:-

Get coronavirus support as an extremely vulnerable person

Letter from David Carson MBE heading up our local 
COVID-19 response team. Click here

Village Newsletter on COVID-19. Click here

Village WhatsApp Group Alton&Honeystreet to put you in contact with neighbours who might help you should you get in difficulty. You do need a smart mobile for this. Click this link to join up: 

Village Twitter account Altons and Honeystreet@AltonsAnd can be fond at this link:-

Parents please note:- Rectory Close PLAYGROUND is CLOSED until further notice. Please do not allow your children to use it during this COVID -19 emergency.

The Barge SHOP
Facebook page :-  

Email Orders to

List for:- 

Saturday 4 April collection

Please order by noon on Thursday. 

Please bring your own bags.

All payments to be contact less for the moment.

Meat and Poultry all packs are individually priced.

Smoked bacon £6.90 kg

Unsmoked bacon £6.90 kg

Traditional pork sausages (6) £6.90 kg

Pork and leak sausages (6) £6.90 kg

Ham smoked or unsmoked £4.50 - £5.00 approx 500g

Gammon Joints £6.40 kg

Pork Chops £4.95 kg

Pork boneless leg joint £5.45 kg

Pork shoulder £5.25 kg

Pork Tenderloin £8.70 kg

Chicken fillets £6.95 kg

Whole Chickens, Large £4.54 kg, small £3.35 kg

Minced Beef £7.50 kg approx 500g

Topside of Beef £9.95 kg

Rump steak £12.75 kg

Rib eye Steak £15.50 kg

Sirloin Steak £20.00 kg

Free range eggs £1.25 / 6

Free range duck £1.00 /6

Fruit and Vegetables

£5 or £10 boxes, These will vary depending on availability from the supplier.


Whole Milk. This will only be for pre-order from next Saturday (order by noon Thursday) £1 per litre £2 refundable deposit per reusable bottle.



Sandwich £2.10

Farmhouse lg £2.10 sm £1.20

Bap 36p

Finger roll 36p

French stick £1.16


Wholemeal lg £2.15 sm £1.20

Maltcob lg £2.27 sm £1.29 bloomer 48p

Oat bread £1.80

Multi seed £2.00


Lardy cake £2.00 extra sticky £3.00


Three Castles Vale ale £9.00 / 4 pint bladder.

Please remember this is not for profit and run by volunteers.




Alton Parish Council, covering Alton Barnes, Alton Priors and Honeystreet, is seeking a new Clerk, starting mid-May. This is a part-time, paid post, hourly rate to be negotiated; average hours about four a week.

Duties include organising meetings, agendas, minutes; ensuring correct procedures, policies and best practice; liaison with residents, with Wiltshire Council and other organisations; record-keeping. A Responsible Finance Officer handles most finance matters.

The successful applicant will have at least basic experience of local government at this level and / or be willing to take appropriate training.

For further information contact

Sadly due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus 

all our current events are CANCELLED 

till further notice

Monthly Coffee Mornings - Cancelled

Friday 24 April. Ninebarrow Cancelled

VE Day 1940’s celebration - Cancelled

Open Gardens 7 June - Postponed till next year

Flower Show 20 June - Postponed till next year

Other events below to be advised - watch this site for more information

MFAW logo

25th Music for Awhile Summer Festival 

has been postponed till further notice - watch this space for new dates.

To Hire Coronation Hall email:
Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again! Past and present intertwine as a pregnant Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) is busy re-launching her mother’s taverna while husband Sky is away in New York.  Flashbacks transport us back in time to learn how the Dynamos came into being and how Donna (Lily James) met Sophie’s three putative fathers.
“It’s down to cannily cast diva Cher, playing Sophie’s maternal grandmother Ruby Sheridan, to really raise the roof as she does singing Fernando in duet with her lost love (played by Andy Garcia). The moment white-wigged Cher steps out of her helicopter on the jetty in that sparkling, sun-drenched bay, she owns the movie hook, line and sinker and virtually nothing else exists. Or at least until Meryl Streep appears singing My Love, My Life in that famous cliff-top church and instantly reduces the audience to floods of tears. In a replica of The Winner Takes It All showstopper in Mamma Mia!, it’s a stunningly bravura moment that will live long in the memory.”  Radio Times
“To sum it up in one easy sentence: if you loved the first film, you’ll certainly adore this one.”  The Upcoming