Wiltshire & Swindon Prepared Logo

Wiltshire & Swindon Prepared is the public facing side of Wiltshire & Swindon Local Resilience Forum (LRF), which is a multi-agency partnership established to plan and prepare for emergencies in Wiltshire and Swindon. They have an informative website which contains self help guides for many types of emergencies including:

  • Environment & Health
  • Weather
  • Flooding
  • Fire Safety
  • Cyber & Tech
  • Terrorism
  • Structural
  • Utilities

Parish Council Information

Under Development page for emergency plan and information – will include Emergency Plan with specific plans for key risks:

Flood Plan

Snow & Ice

Snow & Ice Plan is under development
Road salting (gritting) and snow clearance – gritting/clearance maps and driving guidance
Advice from UK government on clearing the pavements of snow yourself

Health / Medical


Useful Smart Phone Apps

App icon Name Features
Citizen Aid App logo Citizen Aid HMG advice for major incidents including Ride/Hide/Tell, emergency medical treatment
British Red Cross App logo British Red Cross Medical
What3words App logo What3words Share your location, used by emergency services to locate locations of incidents
MyWilts smart phone app logo MyWilts NB NEW SEPT 2020 a new MyWilts app was launched.
Log service requests with County council
SSE Power Track App logo SSE Power Track Reporting and tracking of power outages
River App With some setup provides an easy to use view of river gauges

Utility Company Information

SSE – SSE emergency information including electricity, gas

Bournemouth Water – Bournemouth Water emergency information including leaks, no water, etc and Service Announcements ie what they are working on

Wessex Water – Wessex Water emergency information including leaks, pollution, blocked sewers, sewer flooding or  Service Announcements ie what they are working on

Map from Roadworks.org

NB The information displayed on the map has been input by Wiltshire Council, Utility Companies and similar organisations.  The Downton Parish Council has NO further information about the event shown on the map. Emergency works won’t appear immediately due to their urgent nature. They will be added to the reporting system when they are notified about them.