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Author Archive: Mary Sparks

Consultation on new homes for Purbeck

Three Acre Lane Cottages

STOP PRESS ! LMPC will be discussing its formal response at an Extraordinary Council meeting on March 6th, 7pm in St Gorge’s Church, Put the date in your diary and come and share your views. PDC’s message : ‘Households and…
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Friends of the Woodland Trail

Saturday 2nd December proved a truly  collective and productive day when Friends of the Woodland Trail lent their time to a ˜tidy up’ of the area. The reward was hot drinks and hot mince pies. The list of tasks that…
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Faster Broadband ! A message from Openreach.

Superfast fibre broadband now available   Openreach has now completed work to deliver faster, more reliable broadband in Langton Matravers.   Fibre broadband first arrived in the village earlier this year, but historic issues with the local telecommunications network meant…
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New link to Langton Community Land Trust website.

Langton Matravers Community Land Trust logo

Langton Matravers now has a Community Land Trust. The website can be accessed at To become a member, please go onto the website, or alternatively call in at the Parish Office, where you can pick up a membership application…
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Be a Friend of the Woodland Trail

The strip of Council land between St George’s playing field and the Coles ground was set up last autumn as a woodland trail incorporating an orchard area. The apple trees (twelve varieties) and hedge saplings planted in the area during…
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Langton’s Volunteer of the Year honoured.

At a special ceremony at Westport House, Wareham on March 2nd, Langton’s previous Rights of Way Liaison Officer Ian Vaughan-Arbuckle was among nine volunteers honoured for their outstanding contributions in their local communities. District Council Chairman, Bill Trite, paid tribute to their hard work…
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Chairman spends a bright (nearly) new penny

Members of the Langton Matravers Allotment Association gathered on 17th December to witness the opening of their new compost toilet, which was formally opened by Chair of Langton Parish Council, Cllr William Knight. Producing a bright shiny 1916 penny from…
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Great Wall of Langton – Grand Opening !

On 8th December 2017 a small crowd assembled at the new wall and pavement at Putlake to witness the unveiling of a commemorative plaque. The plaque was commissioned by Henry Staveley-Hill and made by local sculptor Valentine Quinn. The occasion was an opportunity…
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