Monthly Archives: March 2018

Press notice – Easter bank holiday waste collections

Posted on March 28, 2018 in Events in and around Dorchester

As with every bank holiday, South Oxfordshire District Council’s waste crews will empty bins on a different days.  For information on revised collection days visit the bank holiday collections on the South Oxfordshire District Council website People can recycle Easter egg boxes, plastic inserts and foil wrapping – they all go in the green bin. Please put recycling in loose or […]

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Dorchester on Thames Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

Posted on March 24, 2018 in Events in and around Dorchester

It’s a YES! On 15th March 2018 Dorchester residents had the chance to vote on the Dorchester on Thames Neighbourhood Plan. The Plan, 5 years in the making, sets the framework of general planning policies in our village. Neighbourhood Plans have to conform with National and Local planning policies, and an independent inspector had examined […]

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Mobile Post Office Service starts on 28th March at 10.30

Posted on March 22, 2018 in Events in and around Dorchester

Please note that a new mobile post office service will be visiting the village once each week with effect from Wednesday 28th March. It will park outside the Co-Op in Dorchester High Street (and not outside the Village Hall in Queen Street as was previously announced). Services will be available for one hour commencing at […]

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Newsletter from the Education Department, Dorchester Abbey

Posted on March 13, 2018 in Events in and around Dorchester

Above: Mixed age R-KS2 artworks produced in an art workshop at one of the Angel themed school visits. Below are some extracts from an angel themed poetry workshop: ‘Angels, shining like the sun ‘Angel, angel make us happy They like to help But not in darkness – They fly around Angels bring light But they […]

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Up the Street – Memories of Dorchester trades and businesses

Posted on March 13, 2018 in Events in and around Dorchester

Dorchester was, almost within living memory, largely self-sufficient in food and services. Many of the trades reflected the needs of the main occupation – agriculture – and tourism. Very few of these are now in business but the Historical Society is researching the archives for more information about those long-, and recently-, gone. We have […]

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