News from Wareham Town Council – September

Once again Mr Dean Webber alerted the council to the dangerous speed of some drivers in Sandford Lane and requested that a survey monitor traffic in the section of the road where drivers regularly went too fast.
The mayor responded that the council would follow up this concern and Councillor Budd suggested that Community Speed Watch might be the most effective means.
Care Dorset, an independent company wholly owned by Dorset Council (DC), has taken over the DC area assets and staff from Tricuro.

Tricuro will continue to provide care to residents of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.
If you cannot figure out how you will cover your essential expenses with your income, do talk to someone. You can contact Dorset Advice Line on 0800 144 8848; Citizens Advice in East Dorset and Purbeck has a drop-in session between 10 and 12 on Thursdays at their office at 2 Mill Lane.
Tourist Information has been housed temporarily in Not Just Sundaes while plans are afoot to make an office in the corner of the Corn Exchange.
The cycle and footpath from Northmoor Way to the station is now complete.
At its meeting on August 5, the amenities committee agreed the amount to be spent and the contractor to be used for the refurbishment of each of the council’s play areas, the total cost being about £32,000.
At the end of August the position of deputy town clerk had not been filled and was being readvertised.
The council is to be congratulated on getting an annual audit of its governance and accountability with no issues to be addressed.
Car parking in DC car parks and the Wareham Council car park will be free on the first four Saturdays in December.

Groups and individuals will be eligible for the Volunteer of the Year award.
The next meetings of the Town Council are on Tuesdays 1st November and 13th December.
If, like Mr Webber, you have an issue to be brought to the attention of the town council, or if you are interested to hear the proceedings for yourself, the public is welcome to attend at 7pm in the town hall and further information is available on the council’s website at, or from the office on 01929 553006.

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