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Author Archive: Mary Sparks

DEMOCRACY alive and well in Langton.

Council Nominees – Vote on May 2nd. The list of nominees is as follows: Angela BELL Pete CHRISTIE Neil HARDING William KNIGHT Paul LOUDOUN Mike LOVELL Daryle PEARSON David SENIOR Ian VAUGHAN-ARBUCKLE Pete WHITE As we have 10 nominees, and…
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25 dog poo bags were among the rubbish removed over 14, 15 and 16 March from around (most of) the parish as part of Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean.  A very big thank you to volunteers Teresa, David, Karen,…
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Langton’s Volunteer of the Year !

(PDC Report): ‘Volunteers from across the District of Purbeck have received thanks and recognition for their hard work at a ceremony hosted by District Council Chairman, Bill Trite. Seventeen Purbeck towns and villages nominated volunteers who have made an invaluable…
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Notice of Election

Langton Matravers Parish Council needs to elect 9 Councillors on 2nd May, 2019. The instructions from the new Dorset Council on the Election procedure are as follows: 1. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer at South Walks…
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What a Wassail !

On 17th January, Twelfth Night according to the old Gregorian calendar, Langton’s community orchard played host to a motley range of about 50 visitors aged between four months and 80+ years old. Just after sunset a jolly procession, headed by…
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Langton’s new War Memorial unveiled, 11th November.

On a bright sunny afternoon the new War Memorial in St George’s churchyard, masterminded by David Senior and his team, was officially unveiled by the Lord Lieutenant of Dorset, Mr Angus Campbell. The memorial commemorates ‘the fallen in all conflicts’…
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28th January 2019 – Latest. The Highways Authority are aware of the issues with the junction. Andrew Bradley, the Project Engineer, recently sent the following: ‘The team watched 6 hours of video footage (speeded up 18 times!!) and in the…
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Successful apple tasting at Woodland Trail

Saturday 29th September saw a happy band of volunteers  giving the Woodland Trail its Autumn tidy up. Helping the adults were five children. Everyone has a lovely sunny morning and enjoyed tasting the different varieties of apple which have grown…
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Extraordinary Meeting -AONB and Local Plan,

Langton Matravers sign

The Parish Council held an Extraordinary Meeting to make formal responses to the consultation on the new AONB Management Plan and the final Review of PDC’s Local Plan for Purbeck. The meeting was held in ST GEORGE’S CHURCH at 7pm…
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