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You may know that the Parish Council was asked by members of the public present at the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting of June 1st 2021 to apply to Dorset Council to have Gollop’s Ground registered as a Village Green since, in the terms of the Commons Act, the field had been used as one for as long as anyone can remember and as far as we know, at least from the 1880’s.
Parishioners may wish to see the correspondence between the Parish Council and the landowner here.
The Bradford Abbas Ultrafast Community Project pledge target has been achieved.
The government will now pay for the premises of residents who pledged to be connected to the exchange by fibre optic cable since enough have now committed to the Bradford Abbas Ultrafast Community Project.
On Monday several of the Parish Council and our County Councillor, Robin Legg, met with the owner of Gollup’s Ground who is now fully aware of the depth of feeling in the village about the erection of the fence and the importance we place on the amenity of the field and especially access to the river.
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:
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.