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Parish Council Stands

The Parish Council has had two successful stands at Corscombe Village Fete and the July Big Breakfast in Corscombe. General responses included : Lovely to see the Parish Council have a presence in the community. Lovely to see that we are so visible and out meeting people Like the more informal opportunity to chat to…

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS AND PUBLICATION OF UNAUDITED ANNUAL GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2024

Smaller authority name: Corscombe, Halstock and District Parish Council  NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS AND PUBLICATION OF UNAUDITED ANNUAL GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN  Declaration that the accounting statements are as yet unaudited  ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2024 Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Sections 26 and 27 The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015…

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Council Representatives 2024-20225

Representative councillor(s) Role Rural Transport Roger Hallett Playground Helen Sherwood Speed watch HELO Grant Prior Police Liaison and Home watch David Hallett Richard James John White Hamilton Planning working group New for 2022/2023 Richard James (Halstock) and Henry Lovegrove (Corscombe) Village Hall Deborah Childs Rights of Way Group Non- councillors – see parish meeting minutes…

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Dates of Parish Council Meetings 2024-2025

New approved dates are. Date Venue Time July 29.7.24 Halstock 7.30 pm September 30.9.24 Corscombe 7.30 pm November 25.11.24 Halstock 7.30 pm January 27.1.25 Corscombe 7.30 pm March 31.3.25 Halstock 7.30 pm Parish Annual Council meeting and Parish Council meeting (Corscombe) – 19.5.25

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General Power of Competence

The Parish Council has ratified the adoption of the Power of Competence at the Parish Council Annual meeting held on the 21.5.24. As of the 7th of May 2024 Corscombe, Halstock and District Parish Council has the ability to have the General Power of Competences as we meet the three conditions for eligibility as set…

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Your Parish Council Clerk

Dear All, I am Tessa Safadi and I am your Parish Council Clerk. I have had the opportunity to build a set of transferable core skills in both my teaching (Chemistry) and industrial careers. Living in Corscombe for over 17 years, I have a good understanding of the parish and have been involved in the…

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Volunteering for the Great Big Dorset Hedge Project

If you would like to read more about the Great Big Dorset Hedge project and how to volunteer go to the Corscombe village website and click on the Green Living button or go to the Halstock Village  website. Do use the website as they have lots of current information , events and  road closures etc….…

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A brief introduction to the role of a Parish Councillor

A brief introduction to the role of a Parish Councillor Qualifications To become a Parish Councillor, Section 79(1) of the Local Government Act 1972 requires councillors to be: be at least 18 years old on the day of nomination be a British citizen, or an eligible Commonwealth citizen meet at least one of the following…

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Welcome to the Parish Council

Welcome to Corscombe, Halstock and District Parish Council Below you will find a brief outline of your Parish Council’s democratic process.  By understanding what we do, and the limitations placed on us we hope you will better understand the role we play in the community. The parish consists of the villages of Corscombe, Halstock and…

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Notice of conclusion of audit

Corscombe, Halstock and District Parish Council Notice of conclusion of audit Annual Governance & Accountability Return for the year ended 31 March 2023 Sections 20(2) and 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)                         Notes …

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Clerk achieves CiLCA qualification
NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS AND PUBLICATION OF UNAUDITED ANNUAL GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN 22-23

Name of Smaller authority:   Corscombe, Halstock and District Parish Council NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS AND PUBLICATION OF UNAUDITED ANNUAL GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2023 Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Sections 26 and 27 The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234) NOTICE 1. Date of announcement   TUESDAY…

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Need to contact someone at Dorset Council ?

Need to contact someone at Dorset Council ? The Parish Council  are here to support the community in any way we can but did you know you can report a wide range of issues directly to Dorset Council using their self-service Portal. Fly tipping  – https://dorset-self.achieveservice.com/service/DWP-Report-fly-tipping-in-Dorset or ring 01305 221040. Report a problem on roads and pavements e.g. Pot…

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New defibrillators

The Parish Council has been involved with Friends of the First Responders to install three new defibrillators.  Making the total number of defibrillators in the Parish  5. There is now a second defibrillator in Corscombe in the old telephone box.  A second defibrillator at Halstock is now at the Village Hall.  The third defibrillator is…

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Fingerposts

Here in Dorset we have an abundance of fingerpost’s and this is certainly the case in our Parish of Corscombe, Halstock and East and West Chelborough, though the state of most of them certainly leaves a lot to be desired. We as a Parish Council are committed to the upkeep and preservation of these iconic…

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Salt spreading

The Parish Council is looking for any volunteer farmers in the Corscombe, Halstock and Chelborough parishes who would be willing to volunteer to take on salt/grit spreading on  icy roads in our area.  If you can help please contact the Parish Clerk at chparishclerk@gmail.com or 01935 579783 The Parish Council is willing to purchase a dumper…

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Please Keep dogs on leads near Livestock

There have been numerous reports of livestock being killed or injured in the area. Livestock worrying is when a dog attacks or chases livestock on agricultural land or is at large in a field with sheep, which can result in significant injury or suffering and in the worst cases, death of the animals involved. This…

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New phone number for the Parish Clerk

You can now contact the Clerk on  01935 579783

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Parish Council award

Dear Member, Ref: DAPTC Star Awards 2021/22—Single Star Recognition! I write to congratulate council on continuing to support the development and training of both elected members and employees. Your commitment to training through DAPTC has propelled you into our ‘Single Star Award’ cate- gory and a select group of parish and town councils—well done! Last…

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