Category Archives: Environment

2017 – Stourpaine Annual Meeting

Stourpaine Annual Meeting Thursday 11 May 2017 at 7 p.m. Stourpaine Village Hall. Guest Speakers: DCC Highways [perhaps the Durweston Bridge closure will be raised (bad pun)] Ask your Council anything else  

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Environment Agency – Groundwater Flooding Information

Have you been affected by groundwater flooding? The Environment Agency have developed a number of new flood warning areas for communities at risk from groundwater flooding. These complement their existing flood alert areas. They are working with communities to promote … Continue reading

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PR5339 – C13 Road closed to improve traffic management

Road closed to improve traffic management – 18-22 Jan 2016 The C13 between Blandford and Shaftesbury will be closed at Melbury Abbas for one week to allow the replacement of barriers in Dinah’s Hollow. Currently Dorset County Council has temporary … Continue reading

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Treatment agreed for Blandford Fly

Treatment agreed for Blandford Fly A meeting was held on 4 November made up of North Dorset, East Dorset, Christchurch and Poole councils along with Public Health England, NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group, Freshwater Biological Association and local residents to … Continue reading

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Important Information for households and businesses with septic tanks and small sewage treatment plants

Please click on the link below to see a guidance from the Department of the Environment and Rural Affairs/Environment Agency for households and businesses with spetic tanks and small sewage treatment plants – DEFRA and EA Small Sewage Discharges Guidance

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PR4293 – Site meeting at Dinah’s Hollow

Site meeting at Dinah’s Hollow Landowners and parish councillors have met with engineers in Dinah’s Hollow to discuss proposals to stabilise the slopes. Representatives from Dorset County Council explained which trees would be retained, what vegetation will be cut back … Continue reading

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PR 4282 – Road closure for site meeting

Road closure for site meeting Part of the road that links Blandford and Shaftesbury will be closed for seven hours this Wednesday. The C13 through Melbury Abbas and Dinah’s Hollow is to be shut between 9am and 4pm so that … Continue reading

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