Contact:

Clerk to the Council

Michele Harding
Telephone: 07814 016971

winterbornestmartin@dorset-aptc.gov.uk

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ABOUT THE PARISH COUNCIL

Winterborne St Martin Parish Council meets on the last Wednesday of each month (excluding April, September and December) in the Magna Community Room in Manor Grove, meetings commence at 7pm unless otherwise stated. Dates are published on this site.

The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on a date in April each year. The Annual Parish meeting has been cancelled this year due to the Coronavirus outbreak- you can find information on the Dorset Council website here 

(updated 16th March 2020)

Councillors will serve for a period of five years from the full Council election in May 2019. Where casual vacancies occur during this five year period an election can be held at the request of at least 10 electors or additional Members can be co-opted to ensure the Council has enough Members to undertake its responsibilities.

Councillors may hold additional roles of responsibility as nominated from time to time. The following matters within the Parish can be addressed with the listed councillors. Numbers to contact are listed on this page along with the e-mail address of the Parish Council.

Personnel Committee: Mr M Usherwood. Mrs D Wiltshire. Mrs A Bennett

Amenity Matters: All members as necessary and Mrs Michele Harding

Footpath Matters: Mrs A Bennett as Footpath Liaison Officer

Village Hall Representative: Mr P Jeffery

Winterbourne Valley Community Fund: Mr P Jeffery and Mrs K Delafield

Flood PC rep: Mrs K Delafield 

Waste Watch Scheme: Mr D Read, Mr P Jeffery, Mrs A Bennett and Mr M Usherwood

Speed Indicator Device Co-ordinator: Mrs D Wiltshire

PCSO Liaison rep: Mrs Michele Harding

DAPTC Liaison reps: Mrs D Wiltshire, Mrs A Bennett and Mr M Usherwood

An agenda for an upcoming meeting will be published in the week preceding the meeting on this Web-site and on the notice boards in the village.

All meetings of the Parish Council are open to the public and each meeting includes a democratic period giving people who attend the opportunity to raise any matters direct with the Parish Council.

Local planning matters are directed to the Parish Council via the Parish Clerk and considered at the regular meetings.

You can view local planning matters at any time by accessing the Dorset for You site at the following link: PLANNING MATTERS. Enter ‘Martinstown’ in the Address box and select Search to view all of the latest planning matters.

Local footpaths come under the remit of the Parish Council and are regularly discussed at the meetings. To see a map of local Rights of Way then please select the following link. LOCAL FOOTPATHS MAP

Local amenities that the Parish Council has remit for are also covered at the regular meetings.

The Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer is Michele Harding. Telephone 07814 016971.

All correspondence for the Parish Council should be directed to Michele Harding using the Parish Council e mail address.

If you have a matter you wish to discuss please contact any Councillor or the Clerk to the Council by e-mail on: 

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Local Government

The Parish is in the area of Dorset Council. This is a new Unitary Authority that has replaced both Dorset County Council and West Dorset District Council. 

Our Councillor on Dorset Council for the Winterborne and Broadmayne ward is Roland Tarr who can be contaced by e mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Information about Dorset Council is available on the Dorset For You website here: Dorset Council website

Congratulations Winterborne St Martin on 2nd prize in the Large village previous winners category

 

South Winterbourne Community Flood Action Group
A SELF HELP community group formed in October 2013 whose aim is to help lessen the impact of flooding in the beautiful South Winterbourne valley by co-ordinating the efforts of the village communities, riparian owners, parish councils and larger land owners/farmers to maintain the existing infrastructure in the best possible condition whilst observing and safeguarding the ecology and wildlife.

CLICK HERE to visit SWCFAG's website

Flood Risk management

Winterborne St Martin Flood Plan Jan 2020

Useful Links

Road Issues

Dorset Council Highways

Speeding concerns

If you are concerned about speeding through the village please report this on the

Dorset Road Safe website

Travel Plans

Rights Of Ways Concerns

 


 

Thursday, 09 04 2020

MEMBERS OF THE
PARISH COUNCIL 


Debbie Wiltshire -Chairman
Tel: 01305 889610


Dave Read
Tel: 01305 889445

Neale Hallett
Tel: 01305 889835

Anne Bennett-Vice Chariman
Tel: 01305 889613

Patrick Jeffery
Tel: 01305 889322

Martin Usherwood
Tel: 01305 889117

Karen Delafield
Tel: 01305 889301

Ben Carter
Tel: 07917 827215

 

Click on name of Councillor for their register of interests

 

Council Meetings

 

 

The next meeting of the Parish Council is on: 

TBC- the PC will update this as soon as a date can be confirmed considering the current situation with the Coronavirus, it is hoped to hold a meeting in May

at The Magna Housing Community Room,

Manor Grove, Martinstown, Dorchester, 

Dorset DT2 9JD

Future meeting dates:

Marhc meeting has been cancelled

The Annual Parish Meeting has been cancelled

No PC meeting in April

27th May 2020- Annual Parish Council meeting

At this meeting the PC elect the Chair & Vice and approve the Annual Return

24th June 2020

29th July 2020

26th Aug 2020

24th Sep 2020

28th Oct 2020

25th Nov 2020