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VILLAGE HALL/RYLAND ROOM BOOKINGS


 Village Hall telephone Mrs Robina Pierrepont      

 01258 459034 (evenings)


 Ryland Room, St Peter’s call Jenny Ashwell  

 01258  459393 or email  .

jenashwell1@yahoo.co.uk


TRAVEL, ROADS & FLOODING


 TravelDorset - up to the minute traffic information,

 the  location and cost of car parks and live

 information  about bus times. Twitter @TravelDorset


 Go to TravelDorset to report a pot hole/road defect,  highway flooding or blocked drains


 Winter Weather advice - flooding, how to stay  warm, gritting, school closures and road issues -  click here for more information


 Flooding advice from North Dorset District Council

 -  click here


 Flood Plan  - click here


POLICE AND FIRE SERVICES


 Blandford Safer Neighbourhood Team is now on  Facebook and Twitter @BlandfordSNT


 Dorset Fire and Rescue Service - local fire station  activity, home safety checks click here


 Benefice Newsletter Online click here        


 Blandford Food Bank - find out more


Next Parish Council meeting Wednesday 13th September. The agenda is available 3 days before the meeting - click here


Bus2Go schedule - Visit http://www.bus2godorset.org/ for information and booking.


To view Parish Council audit and financial information go to Council


News from the Blandford Doctors Surgeries click here


Bus service changes:


The Service 20 Blandford to Salisbury is now provided by Damory. It operates on a similar timetable to the previous service 20 provided by Dorset County Council EXCEPT that there will be NO SATURDAY SERVICE.


Service 20 Blandford to Salisbury timetable: https://www.damory.co.uk/timetables/20#timetable


The new Service X12 Blandford to Weymouth is also now provided by Damory. It operates on a similar timetable to the previous X12 and includes a Saturday service.


Service X12 Blandford to Dorchester and Weymouth:

https://www.damory.co.uk/timetables/x12#timetable


Parishioners are requested to give their comments about bus services to the Parish Council by contacting Councillor Tim Harman. You can do this by email on harmantim4854@gmail.com or by telephoning 01258 480685. Comments or complaints about the timetabled bus services can then be reported to the appropriate bus company.     


Saturday Community Bus Service Trial


A bus service is being trialled for 8 weeks from Saturday 12th August. Starting from Blandford at 9.30am it will stop at villages on route to Salisbury. NORDCAT are providing a bookable service between Blandford Forum and Salisbury. Booking essential. To book a seat on the bus call 01258 473154. There is a £5 annual membership payable to Nordcat which can be collected on your first journey. Any queries or problems contact Councillor Tim Harman - details as above.


















WANTED! Helpers for the Village Fete on Sunday 3rd September. Also donations of cakes, Bric-a-Brac, toys, books, games, raffle prizes, Tombola items, and any surplus garden produce. Contact Jackie Vacher on 07879 003567


VILLAGE FETE & DOG SHOW


Sunday 3rd September

2pm

Village Hall


Stalls  Tea & Cakes


Art and photography exhibition


Car boot


Arena events