Parish Council Office, 1A The High Street, Langton Matravers, Dorset BH19 3EU 01929 425100

The Parish in the Heart of the Isle of Purbeck

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Final stage in the preparation of the Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole and Dorset Mineral Sites Plan The Mineral Sites Plan, once adopted, will include site allocations and policies to maintain mineral production in the future.  This includes sites for quarrying sand…
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New Council elected !!

Langton Matravers Coat of Arms

Following the election on May 2nd and an excellent higher-than-average 47.39% turnout, we can now announce that Langton Matravers has a new Council, who have been elected to serve you for the next five years. They are, in alphabetical order:…
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Website downtime.

Sincere apologies for the loss of your Parish Council website at such a key point in the parish’s history; the election of a new Council ! This was due to a technicality to do with our domain name, which owing…
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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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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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