The deadline for expression of interest is 11th October 2021
TheHub@Stalbridge Station rd dt10 2RG. Tel 01963 364276 e mail firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTICE OF VACANCY IN OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR
TOWN COUNCIL OF STALBRIDGE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
Pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that Robert Roden has ceased to be a Member of the Town Council, and that a vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor. If within 14 days after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than 1 September, 2021), a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made either in writing to the Returning Officer, Electoral Services, Dorset Council, County Hall, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ or by email to email@example.com by TEN electors from the Town, an election will be held to fill the vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option. If an election is called, it will take place not later than 3 November 2021.
Dated 11 August 2021 Mrs T Watson Clerk to Stalbridge Town Council
Notice of a casual vacancy
Due to member resignation Stalbridge Town Council are looking to co-opt a new member. If you are interested in becoming a Town Councillor please contact the Clerk for further information.
The deadline for expression of interest is the 7th September 2021
TheHub@Stalbridge, Station Rd, Stalbridge, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 2RG. Tel 01963 364276. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Governance Review of Dorset Parishes
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TWO STARS FOR STALBRIDGE
The Dorset Association of Parish & Town Councils has presented Stalbridge Town Council with an award for Councillor Development. The Council achieved 82% participation of Councillors at events to strengthen and update Council knowledge and was presented with its Double Star Award by Chief Executive of The Dorset Association of Parish & Town Councils, Neil Wedge. You can find out more on the work of the DAPTC by visiting their website.
As we come to terms with the sad news that His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh has passed away, our thoughts and prayers are with Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family at this time of sadness, as they grieve for a husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
His Royal Highness, demonstrated exemplary commitment and dedication to duty to our country and the Commonwealth. Our sadness at this time is shared by people across the world, as we remember him with gratitude and affection.
In accordance with public health advice there will not be a physical book of condolence in Stalbridge. However it is understood that during this period of public grief people may wish to express their sorrow and messages of condolence can made on the national online condolence book via this link.
In Stalbridge for those who do not have access to a computer the Community Library Management Group have kindly offered to upload any condolence messages posted through their library letter box to the national online book.
In line with current restrictions the Royal Household has requested that members of the public do not leave floral tributes in public places. The Palace has suggested that people could make a charitable donation to one of His Royal Highness’s many patronages, as a fitting way of paying tribute to his remarkable legacy.
A guide to His Royal Highness’s patronages, and how you can donate can be found on the web site link at the bottom of this post.
Stalbridge Town Council will fly the union flag at half mast on The Ring until the day after the funeral.
Cllr. Katie Garland , Chairman of Stalbridge Town Council, will be writing to Buckingham Palace on behalf of Stalbridge to express the town’s condolences at this sad time.
Further statements and information are available on www.royal.uk
The Government has outlined a 4 step Roadmap for easing the current lockdown. Their plan is to allow people to gradually spend more time outside and mixing with people.
They plan to do this in 4 steps. With each step you will be able to do more things and meet more people. They will only move from one step to the next if fewer people are catching COVID-19. Have a look at the infographic below to familiarise yourself with the proposed timeline.
Roadmap out of lockdown
The easy to read version
Step 1. Meeting up with people:
Step 2. From Monday, 29 March you will be able to:
Step 3. If things go well, step 2 will start on Monday, 12 April.
Step 3. If things go well, step 3 will start on Monday, 17 May. From Monday, 17 May:
Step 4. If all goes well, step 4 will start on Monday, 21 June.
For more detailed information about the 'Roadmap out of Lockdown' please read the up to date information on the gov.uk website.
A combined Ladies, Gents and Disabled toilet facility at Station Road Car Park in Stalbridge will open to the public on Monday 8th March. This facility, refurbished by Stalbridge Town Council, has been fitted with a number of features for your safety and health, including a touchless hand sanitiser, touchless soap dispenser, touchless sink tap and touchless flush mechanism, all controlled by sensors. The new 'Blue Loo' will be open from 8.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday and 9.00am to 4.00pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Please read and observe the rules on the signs posted at this facility for your own safety and health. A 'One-way' system is in operation for the ramp leading up to and down from the WC facility, enabling everyone to maintain appropriate social distancing.
Light Up Stalbridge 2020 and make it sparkle
We are getting ready to make Stalbridge sparkle . This year is a record year for Christmas trees on the A357 at 72. If you are decorating your house or business this year please send us your photos on the button link below or share them on the Stalbright face book Group.