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Regular updates from Public Health Dorset are available here.
Previously, Dorset Council sent regular emails to brief Parish Councils etc. about key issues and information related to COVID-19. They no longer do this, so follow the link above to the Public Health Dorset website.
After extensive research completed by the Bradford Abbas History Society it appears 20 names were missing from the War Memorial. The Parish Council commissioned a stone masonry to rectify this by adding plaques to the War Memorial with their names and rank (if known).
The Bradford Abbas St Mary's Week Charitable Trust kindly donated £500 toward the project. The total cost was £1,530.
The Parish Council is in the process of setting aside funds from the annual precept in order to replace the multi-unit climbing frame within the next few years. The unit is ageing and requires more and more repairs as the years go by and it is time to put money toward a new climbing frame rather than expensive repairs. I believe it was purchased in 1994!
The Parish Council has been asked to distribute the attached update within our local community.
Update on Covid vaccination in Sherborne and surrounding villages: Issued 28 January 2021.
Bradford Abbas Parish Council contributed to the initial two meetings of Dorset CAN (Dorset Climate Action Network).
On our website here, we have the following documents submitted by Dorset CAN:
Residents are enthusiastically taking up the offer of the UK government to pay for their premises in Bradford Abbas to be connected by fibre optic cable to ultra-fast internet.
[Update 26/1/21] People who’d pledged their vouchers already are receiving emails from email@example.com
We are going through the final stages of creating a Community Land Trust for Bradford Abbas. This is a vehicle by which projects can be carried out on behalf of the people resident in the area. It is a legal entity which can invest in and support any work that the community considers worthwhile as decided by the members of the Trust. Anyone resident in the parish can join the Trust by buying a share for £1 and hence have a say in what the trust supports. This support inc