• Oxford to Cambridge Expressway

    Posted on September 12, 2017 in News and Articles, Transport

    One of the proposed routes (S4) linking the A34 to the proposed Expressway passes very close to Dorchester (please see map below). An Action Group has been formed to campaign urgently against this proposal. Updates: More info can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/oxford-to-cambridge-expressway-strategic-study-stage-3-report The Parish Council has agreed to join the Action Group and has asked to […]

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  • Dog Fouling in the Cemetery

    Posted on September 11, 2017 in Events in and around Dorchester

    The Parish Council has recently received some complaints about dog fouling in the Cemetery.  There is no objection to dogs being taken into the Cemetery but they should be kept on leads and any dog fouling that does take place should be cleared up immediately by the dog’s owner/companion. There are plenty of suitable receptacles and bio-degradable […]

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  • The Friends of the Fleur poll and Facebook page

    Posted on September 10, 2017 in Events in and around Dorchester

    You are likely already aware, but for those that are not yet, the Fleur will be going up for sale, and members of the village have an opportunity to buy it, as some manner of co-operative venture, should they desire.  After a meeting the other month, a working group has been put together, and out […]

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  • The Autumn Flower Show, 2017

    Posted on September 10, 2017 in Events in and around Dorchester

    More than three hundred entries were a sure sign of your continuing support and the show went really well on the day. On behalf of the committee, thank you all for your hard work in preparing all those amazing exhibits, and thanks to all those who came along to see. It is once again my […]

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  • Hurst Water Meadow Trust News

    Posted on September 5, 2017 in Events in and around Dorchester

    Meadow matters Our thanks to Andrew Townsend for cutting the hay on the Hurst meadow again this year. It was cut on 26th August and baled on 29th, the cut having been delayed by wet weather earlier in the month. Andrew will use the hay for his livestock during the winter. The later cut allowed […]

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