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LATEST  
   
BIG PINK BAKE OFF : Tracy & Jan's Big Pink Bake-off to raise funds for the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Charity has made £700. Fantastic effort! There is a photograph doing the rounds but you'll have to find it on Facebook.
 
REFUSE OPINIONS: Residents opinions of how the new refuse bin collection went on its first day are available HERE • Add your comment by emailing strattondorset@btinternet.com
 
   
DORSET ELECTORAL REVIEW: The independent Government Boundary Commission for England is asking for your help in drawing up a new pattern of electoral divisions for Dorset County Council. You'll find more details HERE •
 
   
ECCLESIASTICAL MATTERS: At least one candidate for the post of Duty Priest for the benefice will be interviewed in November.
 
   
DOG WALKING INFORMATION GROUP: Dog owners might be interested in a local group promoting responsible dog walking. Details are available HERE •
 
   
SUPERFAST BROADBAND: There's a message from the Superfast Dorset team HERE • Contact your chosen provider for further information.
 
   
LIST OF CONTENTS: Have you tried the 'Contents' link on the left of this page to find what you're looking for?
 
   
   
DIARY DATES  
   
PARISH PLAN REVIEW: Two meetings are scheduled where you can hear the findings of the recent Parish Plan survey and discuss the ideas put forward. The first is at 7:30pm on Thursday 23rd October and the second at 2:00pm Thursday 30th October. Both will be held in Stratton Village Hall.
 
   
ROAD CLOSURE : The road, including the bridge over the river, between the A37 at Grimstone, and Muckleford crossroads will be closed between 9:30am & 3:30pm on Tuesday 28th October. Further details are available HERE •
 
   
FRAMPTON VILLAGE HALL: Our friends in Frampton have asked for events taking place at Frampton Village Hall in the coming weeks to appear on our webpages. You'll find details HERE •
 
   
BOULES: Next meeting is at 2:30pm on Sunday 9th November on the boules court at Stratton Village Hall. No need to book, just turn up and play. Weather permitting.
 
   
CAROL CONCERT: Parish Clerk, Keith Hawkins has confirmed that the outdoor Carol Concert will take place on Friday 19th December. Times and further details to be announced.
 
   
   
WEBSITE ITEMS
 
   
CIRCULAR WALKING ROUTES: Check out the details of the Stratton walking routes HERE
 
   
PARISH COUNCIL: The website's view of the Stratton Parish Council meeting held on Tuesday 7th October can be found HERE •
 
   
POPE FAMILY: Historian John Broom has written about the Pope family of Wrackleford on his blog which can be found HERE •
 
   
BYGONE DAYS: Four photographs of bygone days in Stratton can be seen HERE • showing men at work in the fields, prizes at the Horticultural Show and a Christmas party for the children. Can you help with identifying anyone in the photographs?
 
 
ARCHAEOLOGY AT THE OLD MANOR: Photographs of a fantastic display of artefacts unearthed whilst excavating a C13th building in the garden of The Old Manor, Stratton are available HERE • and a Dorset Echo article is available HERE •
 
   
STRATTON WAR MEMORIAL: Details of the lives and deaths of each of the men whose names appear on Stratton War Memorial can be accessed HERE
 
   
 
MISCELLANEOUS
 
   
STRATTON CALENDAR 2015: The 2015 Stratton calendar is now on sale. Details can be found HERE
 
   
RECYCLING CALENDAR: The Dorset Waste Partnership refuse and recycling scheme calendar can been seen HERE •
 
   
TENNIS COURT NETS: The nets are in place on the playing field tennis court. If you need to raise or lower them please call Tracy on 01305 257290.
 
   
SKITTLE ALLEY FOR HIRE: For details of the cost of hiring the Stratton Summer Fayre's portable skittle alley call 01305 267480.
 
   
   
INFORMATION DISTRIBUTION
 
   
STRATTONACTIVE: Pamela Clark-Simpson distributes community newsletter emails listing information and notices. To be included on her circulation list please email strattonactive@gmail.com
 
   
STRATTON WEBSITE: Please help to keep these pages up-to-date by sending any information or photographs that could be used to strattondorset@btinternet.com