Welcome to the Milton Abbas Parish Council Website.

One this page you will find a series of informative posts to update you on the work of the Parish Council. You can refine the posts you see by using the categories listed to the right. Please use the navigation bar at the top of the website to take you to information about the Council, our Meetings, Planning Applications and the Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Should you have any suggestions or issue using this website please speak with one of the Councillors or the Clerk who can be contacted here.

Temporary Closure of The Street, Milton Abbas 29th July 2017

For the purpose of a Street Fair, DORSET COUNTY COUNCIL has issued a Notice under Section 16A of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to prohibit the use of The Street, Milton Abbas by cyclists, horse riders and all mechanically propelled vehicles, except those taking part in the event and emergency vehicles – on Saturday, 29th July 2017 between 09.30 hrs and 18.00 hrs
The alternative route for diverted traffic will be:
From Western End of Closure – south via Milton Road to Milborne St. Andrew; left on A354 to Winterborne Whitechurch; left onto Chescombe Lane and north to eastern end of closure. The reverse route applies. Please click here for official notice.
If you would like further information about the event please contact: Event Organiser: Mrs Elaine Payne Tel: 01258 880981

Live Well Dorset

LiveWell Dorset is a free service for people who live in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset who would like support to change their lifestyle — whether that’s quitting smoking, cutting down on alcohol, managing a healthy weight or doing more physical activity. LiveWell Dorset offers a friendly single point-of-access to multiple health and wellbeing services and advice. Anyone can self-register into LiveWell Dorset by contacting us: 01305 233105 or 0800 8401628. The LiveWell Dorset offices are open between the hours of 9am and 6.30pm Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays. For more information about the LiveWell Dorset team, please visit our About Us page on the LiveWell Dorset website.

July Parish Council Meeting

The agenda for the July Parish Council meeting is now online on the Meetings page. The meeting will take place on Wednesday 12th at 7:30pm in the Reading Rooms. The open forum will be held prior to the parish council meeting and commence at 7.30 pm. We would particularly invite comments and queries ref agenda items but other issues can be addressed. The open forum will last for up to 25 minutes and the chair will ensure that the time allocated to people is fair.

Draft Annual Return 2016-2017

The draft Annual Return for 2016 to 2017 is available to view on the Finance page, under The Council – Information.

Any person interested has the right to inspect the accounting records for the financial year to which the audit relates and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts and other documents relating to those records or documents.

These documents for Milton Abbas Parish Council are to be made available on reasonable notice by application between the hours of 10:00 and 14:30 on working days (excluding public holidays) commencing on 19 June 2017 and ending on 30 July 2017.

If you wish to view them then please contact Mrs Elizabeth Sellen (Clerk/RFO) on 01258 880383.

Local electors and their representatives have rights to question the auditor about the accounts and object to the accounts or any item in them.  Written notice of an objection must first be given to the auditor and a copy sent to the smaller authority.  The auditor can be contacted at BDO LLP, Arcadia House, Maritime Walk, Ocean Village, Southampton SO14 3TL telephone 023 8088 1941 during the inspection period.