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DORCHESTER ROAD BUILDING PLOT:
A message from Andy Aylott, Chairman of Stratton Parish Council clarifying the Council's position.
STRATTON CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PARTY:
This years party will be held on Saturday 10th December in Stratton Village Hall. Hannah and Trudy have tried to contact everyone. If you have had an invitation please confirm that you can make it or if you have not been contacted and you would like your child or children to go please contact Hannah on 07766 834952 or by email a
COUNCIL GRANTS ANNOUNCED:
Details of monetary grants that Stratton Parish Council will make during the 16/17 financial year can be viewed on the Council website via this link.
CAN YOU HELP?:
The website is looking for photos of any of the men who were part of the Wrackleford Auxiliary Unit during WWII. They'll be used as part of a display at the opening ceremony of a memorial to the unit in Stratton next year. Click on this link for a list of the unit members.
Commemorative trees liberated. Birds retain bramble cover.
David Cartwright sends a plea to all budding musicians and singers; asks about your choice of charities; and seeks an opinion on providing a Christmas Tree.
The Durnovaria Silver Band will be leading the carols outside the Saxon Arms public house at 7:00pm on Friday 16th December.
Mince pies and mulled wine will be provided by Rod & Janette Lamont of the Saxon Arms.
ST MARY'S CHURCH CHRISTMAS SERVICES:
Sunday 18th December at 6:30pm - Carol Service; Saturday 24th December (Christmas Eve) at 6:00pm - "Round The Christmas Tree"; Sunday 25th December (Christmas Day) at 10:30am - Holy Communion (Common Worship). For more information contact the Benefice Secretary on 01305 257972 or at email@example.com
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR RUBBISH & RECYCLING:
Rubbish collection dates - Thursday 22nd December and Thursday 5th January. Recycling collection dates - Thursday 15th December, Friday 30th December and Thursday 12th January.
Stratton Parish Council encourages us to become 'a good neighbour'. More on the Parish Council website via this link.
DOGS AND THE PLAYING FIELD:
Now that the Adventure Play Area has been installed Stratton Parish Council is seeking your view on whether the Playing Field should be the place to exercise dogs. Full details can be found on the Parish Council website via this link.
BUS PASS USE BEFORE 9:30AM CONSULTATION:
Dorset County Council is running a consultation on the concessionary bus pass scheme with a view to withdrawing the availability of free travel before 09:30am on routes that have no other service until after 10:30am. This link will take you to the DCC website.
COFFEE SHOP SUCCESS:
On Thursday 24th November Stratton Coffee Shop supported Myeloma Coffee Morning Month raising an amazing £350. Karen & Chris Boulton would like to thank everyone who played a part.
STRATTON PARISH COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES:
A link to the Parish Council's website and the official Minutes of the Council meeting of Tuesday 15th November.
STRATTON PARISH COUNCIL MEETING 'MY-VIEW':
An independent view of the meeting held on Tuesday 15th November. These are not the official minutes.
REPLACEMENT RIVER FOOTBRIDGE:
Information and photos of the work to replace the River Frome public footpath bridge between Grimstone and Muckleford.
WHERE IN STRATTON IS THIS PLAQUE?
The plaque (photo - below right) is somewhere in Stratton. Do you know where? If not, this will take you to the answer.
ADVENTURE PLAY AREA:
Photos of the official opening of the Stratton Adventure Play Area.
VILLAGE HALL QUIZ:
Who is this years 'Brain of Stratton'?
Fatal consequence due to mistaken identity at Wrackleford sixty years ago.
STRATTON CIRCULAR WALKS
New photos illustrating Stratton circular walks 1, 2, 3 and 4.
Where was the location of Shepherd Fennel's cottage?
Dorset County Council's fascinating statistical view of Stratton.
ACTS OF REMEMBRANCE:
Local children visit Stratton War Memorial. Read their stories.
212 BUS SERVICE
The 9:15am 212 Stratton to Dorchester bus service has been included in the Dorset County Council exception list which means that concessionary bus passes can be used.
The full timetable operated by Damory is available via this link.
CHALK STREAM CAR SERVICE
Details of the Chalk Stream Car Scheme that operates in all the Chalk Stream parishes.
Pamela Clark-Simpson distributes community newsletter emails listing information and notices. To be included on her circulation list please email
DORSET POLICE SURGERY
A member of the Neighbourhood Policing Team hold surgeries at the Saxon Arms between 11:00am & 11:30am on the first Friday of every month.