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 […]

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.

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

July 4, 2016

Open Spaces

Unfortunately we have been without a grounds maintenance contractor for the last 2 weeks.  However,  I can now announce that a  new  temporary contractor will be taking over the grass cutting within the Council’s open spaces this week.  Unfortunately during the 2 weeks when we were without a contractor the grass has grown quickly but […]

June 7, 2016

Local Voluntary & Charitable Organisation Grants

Under Section 137 of the Local Government Act 1972, local voluntary and charitable organisations are able to apply for a small grant.  Applications must be received no later than 31st July in the year when the grant is requested.  The application form on Our Services page provides further information Our Services

May 18, 2016

New Mayor for Chickerell

Councillor Mike Jolliffe elected as Town Mayor.  At an Annual Town Council Meeting held on Tuesday 17th May, Councillor Jolliffe was elected to serve from May 2016 to May 2017.  See our new ‘Your Mayor’ page for more information about the Mayor http://chickerelltowncouncil.co.uk/your-mayor/ .

May 13, 2016

UPDATE – Putton Lane Allotments – last few available

The Putton Lane Allotments are scheduled to be given over to the Town Council in February 2017.  A well attended public meeting was held on Tuesday evening with Chickerell residents putting their name down to secure their plots.  If you are interested in a plot please contact the town council office on (01305) 767458 or […]

April 20, 2016

Allotments – Putton Lane Development

The Town Council will be holding an open public meeting to discuss the proposed allotments that are due to be released within the C G Fry & Son’s Putton Lane Development.  Anyone who is interested in the possibility of starting an Allotment Association or if you would just like to hear more, the meeting will […]