July 21, 2017

Water Supply Improvements – School Hill / Barr Lane

Commencing Monday 21st August for approximately 6 weeks, Wessex Water will be replacing water mains in the track and fields form North Mead Farm School Hill to the farm buildings in Barr Lane to improve the network.  The junction of the track and School Hill will be manged with temporary traffic lights, which will be […]

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July 6, 2017

Summer sun!

Hopefully you are all getting time to enjoy the summer sun in Chickerell.  We have received countless comments praising the condition of the Willowbed Hall field and surrounding open spaces.  To all those who have taken the time to comment to either the office or your Councillors – Thank you.

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February 20, 2017

Dog Fouling

Due to a number of reports in the area, the Dog Warden will be monitoring usage and scanning dogs around the pathway between rear of Willowbed Hall and Fairfield this week.

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January 30, 2017

Local Plan Review

A report in February issue of Contact details a review of the local plan including two possible sites for more homes in Chickerell.  West Dorset District Council are holding a consultation ‘drop in’ event at Willowbed Hall from 10am to 5.30pm on 9th March 2017.  Further information can be found Consultation details https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/planning-policy-consultation New evidence […]

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October 17, 2016

Job Vacancy

Chickerell Town Council is seeking to appoint a Grounds Maintenance Operative to carry out grounds maintenance of parks, playing fields and other open spaces throughout Chickerell in order to maintain a pleasant and tidy environment and to support the delivery of services provided by the town council for approximately 15 hours per week. For further […]

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October 17, 2016

Cemetery Grounds Maintenance Contract

Chickerell Town Council Tenders are invited for the following contract: Grass cutting and grounds maintenance contract for Chickerell Lawn Cemetery For details of this contract, please email townclerk@chickerell-tc.gov.uk or telephone 01305 767458. Closing date for the submission of completed tender documents is 8.30am on 4th November 2016.

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July 22, 2016

Archaeology Open Day 18th August 3-7pm

Context One will be hosting an Open Day at Willowbed Hall on Thursday 18th August between 3pm and 7pm to showcase the ongoing excavations at Lower Putton Lane.  For further information please click here .  Excavation so far has revealed the remains of important stone buildings which formed the core of the medieval manor of Podington (which became […]

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July 15, 2016

Damage to Bus Shelters

Unfortunately our bus shelters have suffered damage in the last few days.  Our staff have cleared the glass away and are in the process of arranging for the missing panels to be replaced as soon as possible.

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July 6, 2016

Neighbourhood Plan Area Application

An application has been made to West Dorset District Council for Designation of a Neighbourhood Plan Area, which is the first stage of the process in creating a neighbourhood plan.  Residents and businesses of Chickerell are welcome to comment on the proposed area.  More information can be found here Consultation Notice

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