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The Parish in the Heart of the Isle of Purbeck

Langton’s Volunteer of the Year 2018

Dedicated volunteers from across the District of Purbeck have received thanks and recognition for their work at a ceremony in Wareham hosted by District Council Chairman, Bill Trite.The volunteers from Purbeck’s towns and villages had their many and varied contributions…
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We are a Competent Council !!

At its meeting on April 12th Langton Matravers Parish Council formally resolved to adopt the ‘General Power of Competence’. The Council meets the criteria for eligibility because at least two thirds of its councillors were elected (as opposed to co-opted)…
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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 www.langtonmatraversclt.org 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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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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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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Rights of Way Survey – Results Published

Footpath sign

The Council has now formally published the results of the Rights of Way Survey. This survey was undertaken following the approval, in principle, of the Parish Council for the use of an SLA, with DCC, to maintain the important rights…
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