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DORSET COUNCIL has issued a Notice under Section 14 [2] of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended by the Road Traffic [Temporary Restrictions] Act 1991. When this Notice comes into effect between 27th June 2024 until 1st July 2024, a temporary 30 mph speed limit will be imposed upon BOVINGTON LANE, BOVINGTON between the southern end of the exisiting 30mph speed limt to a point approximately 65 metres east of its junction with Cologne Road, an overall distance of approximately 1,300 metres, at such times and to such extent as indicated by the traffic signs. The Notice is needed to minimise the likelihood of danger to highway users.

The temporary speed limit will will be in as a traffic management solution to slow down traffic near the entrances / exits to the temporary car parks for the Tankfest 2024.

The Tank Museum will place temporary signing on the road in this area to inform the travelling public of the speed limit. The following map shows the extent of the temporary speed limit.

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Notice of Election

UK Parliamentary

General Election for the South Dorset Constituency

1. An election is to be held for a Member of Parliament for the South Dorset Constituency.

2. Nomination papers must be hand delivered to the Acting Returning Officer at Dorset Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ between 10am and 4pm on any working day after the date of publication of this Notice but no later than 4pm on Friday 7 June 2024. Please make an appointment to deliver your nomination papers by telephoning Electoral Services on 01305 838299 or emailing elections@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk.

3. Nomination papers may be obtained from the offices of the Acting Returning Officer at Dorset Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ or can be downloaded from https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/guidance-candidates-and-agents-uk-parliamentary-general- elections-great-britain/nominations/completing-your-nomination-papers/nomination-form.

4. A deposit of £500 is payable with each nomination paper submitted and this is returnable if the candidate polls more than 5% of the total valid votes cast in the Constituency. Deposits may be paid by cash (legal tender), by debit card or by BACS payment to DC Income Account, Sort Code 60-07-01, Account Number 59190019.

5. If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 4 July 2024.

6. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Tuesday 18 June 2024. Applications can be made online: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.

7. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Dorset Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ by 5pm on Wednesday 19 June 2024. Apply online to vote by post or download a form: https://www.gov.uk/apply-postal-vote.

8. Applications for a Voter Authority Certificate or an Anonymous Elector’s Document valid for this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Dorset Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ by 5pm on Wednesday 26 June 2024. Apply online for a Voter Authority Certificate or download a form: https://www.gov.uk/apply-for-photo-id-voter-authority-certificate.

9. New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Dorset Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ by 5pm on Wednesday 26 June 2024. Apply online to vote by proxy or download a form: https://www.gov.uk/apply-proxy-vote.

10. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Dorset Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ by 5pm on Thursday 4 July 2024. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm on Wednesday 26 June 2024. To apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5pm on Wednesday 26 June 2024. Download an application form: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/proxy-voting-application-forms.

Dated Tuesday 4 June 2024
Matt Prosser, Acting Returning Officer

Printed and published by the Acting Returning Officer, Dorset Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ

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The accounts for 2022/24 are available for inspection.

Please see the AGAR section on the Finance page

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DORSET COUNCIL has made an Order under Section 14 [1] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984, as amended. The Order is needed in order to comply with health and safety regulations which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise the likelihood of danger to highway users. It will come into operation on 12th June 2024 and will remain in force for 18 months and can be extended with the approval of the Secretary of State for Transport if necessary; however, it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 26th June 2024.

This Order will enable Dorset Council to carry out carriageway maintenance and resurfacing works.

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DORSET COUNCIL has made an Order under Section 14 [1] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984, as amended. All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along C6, Bere Regis, between Elder Road and Chamberlaynes (in both directions), a distance of approximately 1920 metres. The Order is needed in order to comply with health and safety regulations which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise the likelihood of danger to highway users. It will come into operation between 20:00 and 06:00 on 16th November 2023 and will remain in force for 18 months and can be extended with the approval of the Secretary of State for Transport if necessary; however, it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 30th November 2023.

This Order will enable Dorset Council to carry out carriageway maintenance and resurfacing works.

A locally signed diversion route will be put in place to enable traffic to travel around the closed sections.

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Wool 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)

1. The audit of accounts for Wool Parish Council for the year ended 31 March 2023 has been completed and the accounts have been published.
2. The Annual Governance & Accountability Return is available for inspection by any local government elector of the area of Wool Parish Council on application to:

(a) Steve Smith, Wool Parish Clerk, Parish Office, The D’Urberville Centre, Colliers Lane, Wool BH20 6DL

(b) Please contact the clerk to make an appointment if you wish to inspect the accounts.

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Citizens Advice Bus coming weekly to The D’Urberville car park every Thursday starting 6th April.

No appointment needed ….

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