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

TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF THROUGH ROAD WAITING OR LOADING AND UNLOADING
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

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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.

June Parish Council Meeting

The agenda for the June Parish Council meeting is now online on the Meetings page. The meeting will take place on Wednesday 14th 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.

Highways Information – Scheduled Road Works

A350, Sturminster Marshall
daytime closures 9am to 3.30pm, 30 May to 7 June (weekdays only)
A354, Basan Hill
daytime closure 9.30am – 3.30pm, 8 June to 16 June
*convoy working 9.30am to 3.30pm, 19 June to 23 June
daytime closure 9.30am – 3.30pm, 26 & 27 June
A354, Thornicombe
daytime closure 9.30am – 3.30pm, 29 June to 5 July
C12, Wolfeton Eweleaze to Lower Burton
daytime closure 9am – 4pm, 6 July to 14 July
Dick O’ the Banks Road, Crossways
daytime closure 9.30am – 3.30pm, 17 July to 21 July

Premium surface dressing (carried out by Eurovia)
The following schemes will all be carried out 9am – 4pm under *convoy working and are weather permitting:
A354 Tarrant Hinton to Handley Roundabout, 24 May to 27 May
B3073 Ham Lane, Stapehill, 30 & 31 May
C12 Charminster to Charlton Down junction, 1 & 2 June
C12 Black Hill Cross to Alton Lane Cerne Abbas, 3 June
A30 dual carriageway Yeovil to Sherborne, 5 June to 9 June, with 30mph speed restriction 5 June to 23 June (for the works & loose chippings afterwards)
*convoy working is for safety reasons, there will be a small works vehicle leading traffic through the site at a controlled speed of between 5mph & 10mph
Dates can be subject to change. We’ll keep you updated and add more dates as they’re confirmed by our #HighwayFixers.

For more information please click here.