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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

Coffee Mornings Suspended

The weekly Wednesday coffee mornings which were started by the Parish Council and PoPPS at the Council’s premises at 275 Christchurch Road, have been suspended whilst repairs are undertaken at the building. We hope to reinstate these as soon as possible.

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, informative, and has just been updated with lots of new historical information. . more

Parley Health Walks

Initially started by WPPC and EDDC, our weekly Health Walk is one of the most well attended in the eastern area of Dorset. Organised by Volunteer leaders, they take place every Wednesday at 10am from the West Parley Community Sports and Social Club at 275 Christchurch Road (BH22 8SQ). Our car park allows parking provision for upto 100 cars and you can be walking in healthland within minutes. Lets get healthy and have some fun. . . more

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Next Meetings

Planning committee
Wed 6th November 2019, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane

Parish Council
Wed 16th October 2019, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane

Agendas / Minutes

Newsletters

Parish Council update for June 2017
previous newsletters:

Neighbourhood Watch newsletter for September 2019 -

Dorset Catchment Partnerships newsletter for Summer 2019

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