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Latest Parish News

Notice of Vacancy


January 2021
Shillingstone Parish Council

Pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that Malcolm Webberley, formerly a Member of the above named Parish Council, has ceased to be a Member of the Parish Council, and that a vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor for the Parish.
If within 14 days after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than 28 January 2021), a request for an election to fill the vacancy is received by the Returning Officer, either by email, elections@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk, or by post, to South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ by TEN electors for the Parish, an election will be held to fill the vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.
If an election is called, a poll will take place on the 6 May 2021 as a result of the Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 and the Coronavirus Act 2020.
The Government has indicated that the situation will be kept under review, and if safe to do so, further legislation will be laid that will permit casual vacancy elections and referendums sooner than the 6 May 2021. If this is the case we will publish a revised notice.
Dated 8 January 2021
David Green
Clerk to Shillingstone Parish Council
* In computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday or Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a bank holiday or day appointed for thanksgiving or mourning must be disregarded.

Emergency Road Closure 11-01-2021 to 17-01-2021


January 2021
Road Closure notice 11-01-2021

DORSET COUNCIL has issued a Notice under Section 14 [2] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984 as amended.
All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along A357 Blandford Road, Shillingstone between both its junction
with Church Road (in both directions) a distance of approximately 200 metres. The Notice is needed in order to
comply with health and safety regulations which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise
likelihood of danger to highway users. It came in to operation on 11th January 2021 and can remain in force for up
to 21 days, however it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 17th January 2021.
This Notice will enable Wessex Water safe access to carry out emergency works to repair a collapsed
The alternative vehicular route, which will be sign posted is indicated by the blue line on the map below.
For further information about the work being undertaken, call Wessex Water on 0345 600 4600; concerning this
Notice, call Dorset Highways Traffic Team on 01305 221020 or email trafficteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk and find
this information online: dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/roadworks-events
7th January 2021
JOHN SELLGREN, Executive Director of Place, Dorset Council, South Walks House, Dorchester DT1 1UZ. Any person
who uses or permits the use of a vehicle in contravention of the Notice will be liable on summary conviction to a
fine not exceeding £1000.

What do we do? The Parish Council duties include: 

  • Management of recreation ground, hall and facilities and specific land within the Parish 
  • Review and comment on planning applications within the Parish 
  • Liaise with relevant authorities regarding infrastructure /policing/community issues to represent your views and get the best advantage for the local area 
  • Engage with all interested parties regarding current and future shape of life in the local area 

Who are we? The Parish has Councillors elected by the residents every four years. For more information on your Councillors’ click here 

When we meet. For more details on the dates, times and venue of Council meetings, please click here

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