January 9, 2019

Do you have an interest in standing as a Local Councillor?

The new Dorset Council will be holding its elections in May 2019.  Information for anyone interested in standing for election can be found on the dorsetforyou website. The webpages give an overview of: • the role of the councillor • standing for a political party or as an independent • the support that is available […]

December 6, 2018

Christmas Bin Collections

During the Christmas and New Year period, your bin collection days will be different.  Please check https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/bins-recycling-and-litter/christmas-and-new-year-rubbish-and-recycling.aspx for revised days.

October 31, 2018

Land to rear of Willowbed Hall

The patch of land to the rear of Willowbed Hall is currently being cleared.  Once the work is complete the town council will review the need for secure fencing between its land and the nearby properties.

October 5, 2018

Abbotsbury Road Surgery & Chickerell branch announcement

The following report has been released regarding notice of practice closure.  Residents registered with the surgery are being advised they do not need to register elsewhere immediately, and should remain with Abbotsbury Road Surgery whilst plans are formulated to ensure safe patient continuity of care.  Chickerell’s Neighbourhood Plan Team had previously identified a need for […]

September 14, 2018

Centenary Thank You

Chickerell Town Council is proud to be saying Thank You to all who served, sacrificed and changed our world. 100 years ago the guns fell silent on the worlds first truly global war.  The example and experience of those who loved through it shaped the world we live in today.  A silhouette of an RAF […]

August 15, 2018

Zip Wire Update

As previously posted, the zip wire is, unfortunately, out of action at the moment.  We are working with our contractors to get it repaired as soon as they are able to source the required parts.  Can I please remind parents and children that the zip wire is not meant for adult use.  Thank you

August 10, 2018

Joint Local Plan Review – Preferred Options Consulation

A public consultation is running from 13th August to 8th October across West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland. The Local Plan sets out a long term strategy to meet future development needs.  It covers importtant issues like where housing could be built. To view the Preferred Options for the Local Plan Review and have your say, […]

August 9, 2018

Have Your Say – Local Government Boundary Commission Proposals

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking for your views on proposed new electoral arrangements for Dorset. The draft recommendations propose new council wards, ward boundaries and ward names across the council area.  Do the proposed wards reflect local communities?  How do you think the proposals can be improved> Are the names […]