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The latest Langton Matravers Parish Council news items

Please help us with our Housing Audit

Three Acre Lane Cottages

The Council has agreed to undertake an informal Housing Audit for its own use to find out how many houses in Langton have permanent residents, and how many are used for second homes or holiday rentals. It would help us…
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LMPC Accounts 2016-17

Annual Governance Statement

The Parish Council’s accounts for 2016-17 have just been sent off for external audit. The Public have the right up until 14th July 2017 to view these accounts and the records on which they are based. Appointments to view the…
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Go Exploring !

The Parish Council’s Community Natural Amenity Area is now open ! Thanks to lots of volunteer labour and new gates supplied by the National Trust and Paul Loudoun, we now have a small but perfectly-formed woodland trail which starts (or…
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Faster broadband now available in Langton Matravers/Acton

Faster broadband is now available to residents and businesses in Langton Matravers/Acton thanks to Superfast Dorset ! Maximising the number of people who take up superfast broadband brings many benefits – more connected communities, economic growth and it help us…
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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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Zebra Crossing outside St George’s School ?

Primary School

To improve safety for everyone crossing to the School Field, St George’s School and the Parish Council are formally asking DCC to install a zebra crossing. The school needs to use the field as a refuge in case of fire…
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Langton Telephone Box

Kings Arms

Following a suggestion by BT that the box could be disconnected and/or removed, the Council formally resolved at its meeting on 10th November that it wishes BT to retain the working telephone for public use, or if this is not…
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