Travel Information

Temporary Road Closures for Sewer Renovation,

Buckland Newton - Amended Notice

2nd August for 4 weeks - see Explanatory Letter and Closure Notice

Temporary Road Closure - Buckland Newton Place to

The Rectory

6th - 17th September - see Closure Notice  

IronMan Event

Sunday 19th September.  This will involve various road closures between Sherborne and Dorchester.  Please see Map for details. The below link will take you to the Ironman Weymouth’s page for full information including the full route and details of the traffic restrictions on the day. weymouth?_ga=2.149850550.1028873234.1630942925- 1643656990.1620122574 The following are the contact details for Ironman; Tel: 03330 11 66 00

Dorset Council works with communities to transform

parking charges and permits

A news release regarding Dorset Council’s proposals to transform the way they charge for car parking across the county, as well as the development of a new parking permit for Dorset residents. A presentation video can be found at The parking permit survey can be found at Enquiries regarding this work should be sent to

44 new electric vehicle chargepoints coming to Dorset

Find out where the new chargepoints will be

Have your say on the future of Tourist Information

Centres in Dorchester, Sherborne and Wareham

Dorset Council is about to launch a consultation to help develop the future of its Tourist Information Centres (TICs)

Salt/Grit for icy conditions and Sandbags

Salt/Grit bins are available outside the Village Hall and close to

the Church. In case of flooding, the village now has a supply of

sandbags. If you are unlucky enough to require use of these at

some time in the future please contact Doug Morse on 01300

345707 to find out how to obtain sandbags.  The village Flood

Warden is Doug Morse (tel: 01300 345707) or e-mail

Reporting potholes

If you notice a pothole or anything else you are concerned with on the road you are able to report it yourself on

Bus Passes

More information at Dorset Council Bus Passes

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