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Slapton is a rural parish with three distinct settlements, namely Slapton, Horton and Grove. It is situated in the Vale of Aylesbury, one of three administrative districts in Buckinghamshire. It lies between the Grand Union Canal and the border with the county of Bedfordshire. The nearest town, Leighton Buzzard, is several miles to the North. The name Slapton, Anglo Saxon in origin, means ‘Farm by a Slippery Place’. The number of farms in the Parish and quantity of clay testifies to this!

Buckinghamshire Council Covid-19 Survey

Buckinghamshire Council has asked for support from our Parishioners in completing their Covid experience survey. Full details on the survey and how to provide the information can be found here.

Councillor Vacancies - Slapton Parish Council

Following the resignation of Jane Savage from Slapton Parish Council, there is now a vacancy. If you are interested in becoming a Parish Councillor, please follow this link for further information. There is also a vacancy that can be filled through co-option, please follow this link for further information.

Aircraft Noise Reporting - London Luton Airport

As the restrictions on air travel are lifted, aircraft noise is likely to become a problem again. If you are affected by aircraft noise, please follow this link to read more on how to report it.

Slapton Parish Annual Scarecrow Competition

Thank you to all who created wonderful scarecrows for this years competition. The winner judged by Kevin our Postman was the scarecrow of the child banging out support for the NHS workers as he felt it represented support for all Key Workers. Second place was the 'Purple' Nurse with the scarecrow on an orange tractor in third. To see all entries, please follow this link.

Slapton Parish is on Facebook

Follow the latest news and information pertaining to Slapton Parish on our Facebook page. Click here or on the Facebook logo at the bottom of the page to get yourself connected.

Slapton Parish Support Group

Our Parishioners have set up a group to help the many residents in our villages who are currently isolated in their own homes.  We do not know how long this state of affairs will continue, but many will be unable to leave their properties for a number of months. Please follow this link to our new Covid 19 Support Group page.

Covid-19 Warning Notices


Should you or a member of your household be either vulnerable to, or exhibiting symptoms of, the Coronavirus, Covid-19, and would like to display a poster in your window to alert anybody visiting your property, please follow this link and download the PDF versions for printing. If you are in our Parish and in need of a poster, but are unable to print it, please contact the Parish Clerk to arrange for one to be supplied for you.

Buckinghamshire Council


Watch the video updates on how our Council are fighting coronavirus in Buckinghamshire, what you can do to stay safe and how you can get involved in helping others.To view the video update from Cllr Martin Tett, please follow this link

Spot the signs of Coronavirus - NHS advice

To help keep our community safe, if you or anyone in your household experiences the symptoms in this video, you should stay at home. Stay at home if you have either: A high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature). A new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual).

Medical Advice


If you are feeling ill please do not go to your doctors surgery, pharmacy or hospital.  Only call 111 if your symptoms are severe. Instead, visit    or

Find Slapton on FaceBook

Follow this link for an up to date list of this months village events.

Council Matters

Follow this link for all matters relating to the Parish Council

Weather Forecast

Follow this link for a current 3 day weather forecast for our Parish.

AVDC News for the Parishes
Slapton Parish Neighbourhood Plan

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