A Tale of two Tenors

On the 26th April the Belfry of St Nicholas Church fell silent and empty as the bells were removed, to be replaced in due course. The last bell down was the massive tenor bell [above] which was soon loaded up and whisked away. What happened to it ? I am…

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Do it Yourself

Dorset County Council have a whole range of services [over 50] which the public can report on line. From “abandoned cars” to “Traffic regulation orders comments” via  blue badge applications ,dropped kerbs,  requesting garden waste collection and so much more  they can all be accessed here.

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Report Bad Driving in the Village

The Village roads seem to be getting busier and busier, a situation which will not be helped by the various road closures around the area that are scheduled. Diverted traffic looking for a quicker route will almost certainly increase in the coming months. If you witness any examples of dangerous…

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The Bells, The Bells

The Bells, The Bells “The project to replace the existing heavy, hard going bells with a lighter, more manageable ring is about to bear fruit.  The existing 6 bells are due to be taken down over the 19th/20th April and it is hoped that the new bells will be hung…

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A job well done

A job well done. Consent obtained to publish on website,[/caption] Some of your parish councillors were out in the sunshine today working! Yes – they and some of their family members were preparing and painting the play equipment on the QE11 Playing Field. Consent obtained to publish on website.[/caption] Sadly…

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