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West Parley Volunteer Awards 2017 and Garden Competition Winners

8 November 2017
West Parley recognises Kate Ward's contribution.

At a recent reception jointly hosted by West Parley Parish Council and the Residents Association Kate Ward was presented with the 2017 "Volunteer of the Year" award.

In September 2013 Kate was instrumental in setting up the Neighbourhood Car Scheme which provides essential transport to appointments for residents aged 55 and over who can no longer drive.

Parish Council Vice Chairman Cllr John Dinsdale in making the award congratulated Kate and her team who have now completed in excess of 2800 journeys.

The scheme’s co-ordinator Clive Butcher received a gift voucher for his most valued contribution within the community. A further voucher was presented to Marilyn Bennett in recognition of her efforts in helping to maintain the appearance of the village.

Prizes were also presented to winners of this year's garden competition by the RHS judges Sue Collins and Gwynne Davies who kindly judged this year's entries.

Best Front Garden 1st Mr and Mrs R Owen, 2nd Mrs P Vincent, 3rd Mr and Mrs M Plascott.

Best Back Garden 1st Mrs V Briggs, 2nd Mr P Neath, 3rd Mr and Mrs M Plascott

Best Display of Hanging Baskets 1st Mr D Gillett, 2nd Mrs P Vincent, 3rd Mrs H Herrington

Whats On

Your Urgent Feedback is Requested – Bournemouth 7s Rugby Tournament seeking to increase attendance!

Residents are urged to read the article about the Bournemouth 7s Tournament, the deadline for passing comments to the Parish Council is Weds 6th December, or residents may contact EDDC direct . . full details.

Christmas Concert

St Mark's Church, Thursday 14th December, 7.30pm, raising funds for the Bus Stop Club, a local charity supporting families and individuals in crisis in East Dorset . . more.

Christmas Carolling

All Saints Church, Saturday 16th December, 6.30pm - 7.30pm, carols, mulled wine, mince pies and candlelight in this beautiful Saxon church, simly the best way to herald in Christmas! No ticket needed, 01202 572611 . . more.

Coffee Morning

every Wednesday from 10am - 12 noon at the Parley Sports and Social Club. All residents and friends will be made very welcome.

West Parley Official Guide

The new Parish Guide is ready. . have a look!
You might also want this local map.

Heritage Walk

learn all about West Parley's history as you walk, it is well researched and informative. . more

Parley Health Walks

every Wednesday 10am from the Parley Sports and Social Club, followed by coffee and biscuits! Lets get healthy and have some fun.

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Next Meetings

Planning committee:
Wed 20th December 2017, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane
please note this is a new date (was 6th Dec)

Parish Council:
Wed 17th January 2018, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane

Agendas / Minutes

Newsletters

Parish Council update for June 2017
previous newsletters:

Neighbourhood Watch newsletter for June 2017

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