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LATEST  
 
THE REVEREND GEOFFREY BOULT: The Rev. Geoffrey Boult is to leave the United Benefice of Bradford Peverell, Stratton, Frampton & Sydling St Nicholas. Further information can be found HERE
 
   
WATER HEMLOCK: Parish Clerk Keith Hawkins advises that the poisonous Water Hemlock plant has been found in the drainage ditch on the south side of the Playing Field. Please do not touch the plant which will be removed as soon as possible. Identification photographs can be found HERE
 
   
GRIMSTONE RESERVOIR: A few facts and figures about the recently completed second Grimstone Reservoir can be found HERE
 
   
STRATTON PARISH COUNCIL MEETING: The website's view of the proceedings at the Parish Council general meeeting held on Tuesday 15th July can be found the HERE
 
   

 
EVENTS / DATES
 
   
CREAM TEAS: The Friends of St Marys Church, Stratton will be offering cream teas at the church on Sunday 31st August. 2:30pm until 5:00pm.
 
   
HOME & GARDEN CLUB SUMMER SHOW: Details of this years classes and an entry form can be found HERE The Show is on Saturday 9th August.
 
   
STRATTON BOULES TOURNAMENT: The 2014 competition will take place at 6:30pm on the evening of Friday 15th August. A maximum of sixteen teams (two people in a team; £5.00 entry per team) can take part. To register your team email strattondorset@btinternet.com
 
   
AUTUMN CONCERT: The annual autumn concert arranged by The Friends of St Mary's Church and performed by students of the Hardye School, Dorchester will take place on Wednesday 1st October. Further details will be provided nearer the time.
 
   
   
WEBSITE ITEMS
 
   
CIRCULAR WALKING ROUTES: Check out one or more of these local walks during this lovely weather. Don't forget: hat, sun cream, water. Full details of the routes can be found 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  
   
100 YEARS AGO IN STRATTON: 100-year-old newspaper reports mentioning Stratton can be viewed HERE They've been transcribed by Chris Boulton from documents held at the Dorset History Centre.
 
 
BATTLEFIELD TOUR: Read Deane Parr's account of the visit a group of Stratton men recently made to the WWI Battlefields HERE
 
   
STRATTON SUMMER FAYRE: Over sixty photos of the 2014 Summer Fayre are available HERE
 
   
WEEDS IN THE STREETS: An article about weeds in the streets throughout Stratton can be seen HERE
 
   
 
MISCELLANEOUS
 
   
STRATTON CALENDAR 2015: It's never too early to think about a calendar for next year! The Stratton 2015 calendar is now on sale. Detrails can be found HERE
 
   
TENNIS COURT NETS: The nets are in place on the playing field tennis court. They will stay up until the autumn. 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.
 
   
DORSET WASTE PARTNERSHIP: Details of the revised recycling and rubbish collections that begin in October are available HERE
 
   
SUPERFAST BROADBAND: Stratton, Grimstone, Wrackleford & Ash Hill are within the Phase Two area listed as being in line to receive Superfast Broadband between October and December this year. Further information can be found HERE
 
   
   
HOW TO SPREAD THE WORD
 
   
STRATTONACTIVE: Pamela Clark-Simpson distributes community newsletter emails listing information and notices. Topics include Coffee Mornings, Lost & Found, For Sale & Wanted, Lifts Given & Required, Hobbies Shared, etc. 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