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465 last modified on 2017-06-18 00:45:21


Broadband Update




We are ready to install your equipment


You may have noticed over the last week or so that we have been installing our transmission gear around the village, and we are now ready to begin fitting our equipment onto the homes and businesses that have ordered the service.


For some of you there is likely to be a short notice time for your installation. We are sorry for this, but we have been working tirelessly to pull this project off with the time constraints imposed by CDS.


 

Openreach installing our physical fibre connection.


First transmission site in Dundry


Openreach have installed our connection and we expect it to be live within the next few days. We have decided to start installing our customers so that they are ready to enjoy the service once our connection goes live.


If you are yet to place an order on our website www.wightwireless.net you can do so by visiting the ‘superfast Dundry‘ pages on the menu at the top of the site. If you do wish to sign up we would advise that you do so as soon as possible so that we can validate your CDS voucher and allocate the resources required to get you connected.


If you do have any queries, please get in touch with our team by calling 01983 770000 or you can email us on sales@wightwireless.net.

 

 

 


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464 last modified on 2017-06-18 00:45:48


Temporary Overnight Closure of A&E at Weston General Hospital

 

Please find attached a letter from Weston Area Health NHS Trust regarding their temporary overnight closure of A&E at Weston General Hospital from Tuesday 4 July 2017.

 

 

 

464-Stakeholder Letter 140617.pdf

 

http://www.waht.nhs.uk/templates/pages/newspage.aspx?id=2290

 


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463 last modified on 2017-06-14 06:49:42


Sun 18/06/17, 4-6pm, Dundry Village Hall: Big Dundry Get Together




You‘re invited to a Get Together! An all-age, all-village afternoon tea party with tea, cakes and family games.


The ‘Great Get Together‘ is a national event inspired by Jo Cox MP, where we want to celebrate our community and get to know our neighbours.


Coffee, tea and squash will be available. Bring cakes and/or biscuits to share, and bring your neighbours to share them with.


 

It would be great if we had some idea of how many people are likely to attend, so please let us know via:


- Facebook
- emailing bgt@dundry.org.uk, or
- call 0117 935 8067 (please leave a message)

 

 

 


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462 last modified on 2017-06-09 20:52:57


Broadband: Good News from Wight Wireless




I thought I would drop you a quick update to let you know where we are with the project. There has been a good amount of progress in the last week, which I hope you will be pleased to hear.


I have ordered our connection from The Airport Tavern into our rack in London - I have ordered ~320Mb/s of capacity to get us started which will be plenty. I have ordered a fully licensed radio link to run from the Airport Tavern to the hill at the top of Dundry. It has been designed to provide a connection with 99.999% availability annually which is on par with a fibre optic cable.


 

I have ordered the transmission gear for the masts, and 50 lots of equipment to get us started on the installations which will commence on Monday next week ready for the ‘go live‘ date on our fibre connection. I am expecting the majority of this equipment to arrive tomorrow.


Trevor Cook
Wight Wireless

 

 

 


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461 last modified on 2017-06-09 20:46:26


Police Alert: Burglary in Oxleaze Lane

 

R198 09062017 AN005


Report on 8 June, outbuildings at farm property in Oxleaze Lane, Dundry being broken into. Tools that had been stolen from a container on site were used to force entry into the outbuilding.Report matters on 101 or text 07492888109 (information line only)

 

 

 

 


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460 last modified on 2017-06-18 00:26:16


Mon 12/06/17: Parish Council Meeting

 

Please find the published minutes below and further supporting documentation in the public file system.

 

 

 

460-DPC minutes 12th June 2017.pdf

 

 


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459 last modified on 2017-06-02 21:47:14


Road Maintenance in North Somerset

 

Please find below the June issue of Your Patch - our monthly round-up of scheduled council works taking place across North Somerset.

 

 

 

459-Issue 18 - June 2017.pdf

 

 


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458 last modified on 2017-06-02 21:24:36


Dundry Parish Council External Audit (legal notice)

 

Notice of date of commencement of period for the exercise of public rights (Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2017) can be found in the public file system under: Root > 2016 - 2017 > Annual Finance

 

 

 

 


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457 last modified on 2017-05-20 22:39:43


Dundry Broadband - Update 16th May 2017




10Mb Service - CDS Vouchers


It was our interpretation of the CDS terms and conditions that in order for the voucher claim to be valid, the service delivered had to be a true NGA service. NGA (next generation access) has been defined by the government as a speed of 24Mb/s or above and for that reason we were not accepting orders for the 10Mb service from customers using a CDS voucher.


We have had a number of enquiries from voucher holders that have been disappointed by this fact. So we have been in contact with CDS to seek clarification on we can or cannot provide to customers with valid CDS vouchers. Today it has been confirmed to us that we can deliver a 10Mb service to customers with a CDS voucher.


 

For those customers who have already placed an order with us, who would rather take the 10Mb/s service there is no need to cancel your order – please send us an email and we will modify the existing order. For those customers who have raised this query with us, please go ahead and place your order by clicking the button below.


Don‘t forget to place your order


During the initial phase of this project where we looked at feasibility and viability, we had well over 100 expressions of interest. The orders are slowly trickling in, but if you have previously registered your interest with us, we now need you to place a committed order on our website. This is especially important if you have a CDS voucher that you would like to redeem.


The June deadline


We are aiming to begin connecting customers at the start of June, and as we have stated it is our intention to prioritise those customers with valid CDS Vouchers. We are aware that the vouchers expire at the end of June, so we are currently negotiating with CDS to ensure that everyone who holds a valid voucher gets connected for free. We are not asking them to extend the vouchers, but we are asking them to honour the vouchers on orders place via our website before the expiration date. We can‘t promise that this will be the case, but as soon as we have feedback on this, we will let you know. As stated above please don‘t forget to place your order – the more CDS vouchers we can get into our order queue will allow us to better case to CDS in terms of honouring the vouchers.


On a personal note


My team and I are working exceptionally hard to deliver our solution to Dundry, and things are moving along nicely. If you have placed an order or emailed me, I will come back to you in due course - that‘s a promise. We recognise that our predecessors have failed in delivering a service to Dundry, and that it why we are focusing our energy into getting our infrastructure live so that we can connect as many customers in June as possible.


Trevor Cook
Managing Director


We are always happy to help


If you have any queries you can contact us on 01983 770000
Our office hours are between 0900 and 1700 Monday to Friday
Alternatively, you can send us an email on sales@wightwireless.net


Copyright 017 Wight Wireless, All rights reserved.


Our mailing address is:
Wight Wireless
Unit 21 Daish Way
Dodnor Industrial Estate
Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 5XJ
United Kingdom

 

 

 


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456 last modified on 2017-05-14 21:51:15


NEWSFLASH: Fatal Accident on Highridge Road, Appeal for Witnesses

 

This morning, on 14 May between 3am and 7.15am, there has been an accident on Highridge Road near the junction with Oxleaze Lane, in which sadly a motorcyclist died. Please find the full police statement below and get in touch if you have any information.


Many thanks!

 

 

 

https://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/newsroom/2017/05/appeal-for-witnesses-following-fatal-road-traffic-collision/

 


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455 last modified on 2017-05-13 13:55:57


The Dundry Historians‘ last ever meeting




After 20 years of meeting every month in the RBL and inviting guest speakers to give interesting talks on local history, the Dundry Historians have now decided to call it a day. Many of their originaal members are no longer there to attend and funds have become insufficient to arrange further talks.


In their last meeting on Tuesday, 9 May, they heard about the history of airplane production at Filton and afterwards celebrated the Dundry Historians becoming history themselves with a good drink at the bar.


 

But that doesn‘t mean that our interest in history has gone away. Here are some suggestions to get engaged:

 

 

 


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454 last modified on 2017-05-10 18:14:59


Congratulations Dundry - You did it!




Hold tight, sit back and relax. Super-fast broadband is coming to Dundry.


Your broadband champions


The broadband champions in Dundry have been out in full force, drumming up support so that super-fast broadband can become a reality in Dundry. Wight Wireless are pleased to announce that interest has reached a level where we can now begin our deployment.


We are busy working away behind the scenes getting things ready so that we can begin to connect everyone up. There is a lot to do, but we promise that we will keep you updated throughout the process.


 

CDS Voucher Holders


For those of you that hold a valid CDS voucher, we are aware that these vouchers needs to be redeemed by the end of June. With this in mind CDS voucher holders will receive a prioritised installation date to ensure that your new connection is up and running before the end of June.


10Mb/s Broadband


We have received a number of enquiries about our 10Mb/s service. Initially, it was our intention to discontinue the 10Mb/s product - however due to a healthy demand we have decided to leave it alone for the time being.


However, there is one gotcha! 10Mb/s does not meet the criteria for the CDS Scheme - so essentially, we are unable to provide this product to CDS voucher holders.


Happy to help


At Wight Wireless we are here to help, so if you do have any queries please get in touch with the team on 01983770000.


Copyright 2017 Wight Wireless, All rights reserved.


Our mailing address is:
Wight Wireless
Unit 21 Daish Way
Dodnor Industrial Estate
Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 5XJ
United Kingdom

 

 

https://www.wightwireless.net/dundry-landing-page/

 


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452 last modified on 2017-05-10 17:55:18


Tue 16/05/17, 11:00-15:30, Colliters Brook Farm: Spring Fete and TV filming




The Hotel Inspector has challenged a B&B in Bristol to host a festive ‘Spring Garden Fete‘ this Tuesday 16th May and the invitation is open to all.


Channel 5‘s longest running series ‘The Hotel Inspector‘ sees hotelier Alex Polizzi on a mission to turn around the fortunes of Colliters Brook Farm B&B.


Having spent time at the beautifully landscaped grounds of Colliters Brook farm Alex Pollizi has been impressed by owner Richard Tuckers drive, hard graft and hospitality skills, what‘s missing is a way to unify both the outside space and B&B rooms. But Alex has a plan.


Alex has challenged Richard to host a ‘Spring Garden Fete‘ with Miss Ivy Events. There will be an array of vintage, gift and artisan stalls, live music, traditional games, workshops, photo-booth, cream teas, BBQ and lots more!


Please come along and help Richard make the day a massive success this TUESDSAY 16TH MAY - Entry £2.00 (under 12‘s free)


Filming will be taking place throughout the day.

 

 

 

452-Colliters Brook Farm flyer 2017s.pdf

 

 


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451 last modified on 2017-05-06 12:37:48


Thu 08/06/17: Parliamentary Election




Please find the official notice for the parliamentary election below. If you have not done so, please do not forget to register to vote.

 

 

 

451-Parl_2017_Notice-of-election_North_Somerset.pdf

 

 


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450 last modified on 2017-05-13 12:38:51


Mon 08/05/17, 7.30pm, Village Hall: Parish Council Meeting

 

Please find the published minutes below and further supporting documentation in the public file system.

 

 

 

450-DPC minutes 8th May 2017.pdf

 

 


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449 last modified on 2017-05-01 00:07:47


Road Closures in Highridge Road and Upton Lane

 

We have received notifications from North Somerset Council that Highridge Road will be closed on 19 May and Upton Lane on 22 May for pre surface dressing.


Further closures of 1 day each will follow at the and of June/early July for surfacing. Actual dates to be confirmed.

 

 

 

449-Notices of Intent.pdf

 

 


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448 last modified on 2017-04-30 23:59:06


Police Info: Local Crime Incidents

 

N129 20042017 AN005


Reported on 19 April attempt burglary occurred at Tower House Lane, Wraxall. Key safe at the property removed and damage caused to bathroom window. Nothing stolen.


Afternoon of 19 April vehicle broken into at Pill - nothing stolen.


Report on 19 April relating to bales of hay/straw being set alight on land at Bridgwater Road, Dundry


Evening of 19 April vehicle broken into at Ashton Court Estate - bags of shopping stolen.


You were sent this message because you are in the following group(s): Dundry

 

 

 

 


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447 last modified on 2017-04-27 20:51:33


Sat 03/06/17, 7.30pm, Village Hall: Barn Dance




BARN DANCE


In aid of the toilet extension at
St Michael’s Church, Dundry


on


Saturday 3 June @ 7.30pm for 8pm start


at


Dundry Village Hall, Crabtree Lane, BS41 8LN


Tickets £8 each incl. refreshments
Available from Ann 07471 940021


Bar and Raffle


Caller - Neville Higgins

 

 

 

 


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446 last modified on 2017-04-27 20:43:13


Sun 09/07/17, 10am-6pm: Dundry Village Hall Maintenance Day




Volunteers are required to help the Committee paint, clean and do the various jobs needed to keep and maintain the Hall in tip top condition.


For more details as to what is required and how you can help, please contact Dave Nevitt on davenevitt@yahoo.co.uk

 

 

 

 


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445 last modified on 2017-04-27 20:40:31


Thu 11/05/17, 7.30pm: Dundry Village Hall AGM




This year’s AGM will be held on Thursday 11 May 2017 at 7.30 pm.

 

 

 

 


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444 last modified on 2017-04-27 20:39:12


Dundry Village Hall: New Boiler




The Village Hall Committee are very pleased to announce that we have recently had a new boiler installed at your Village Hall, replacing the original one that had been there since at least 1995, if not 1988! It was considered a priority to replace it before it gave up!


Your Hall Committee would like to thank everyone who organised and attended our various fund raising events in order that we could afford to make this purchase. And we are particularly grateful to Dundry WI who made a significant contribution towards the boiler.


Many thanks to everyone who continues to support the Hall as a fantastic venue for your events.


Dave Nevitt
Chairman, Dundry Village Hall Committee. 

 

 

 

 


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443 last modified on 2017-04-14 17:40:31


Happy Easter!




Wishing all our readers a wonderful Easter break with your famlilies and friends.
Enjoy this spring time and forget about work for a few days!


Your Dundry Webmaster

 

 

 

 


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442 last modified on 2017-04-14 17:28:29


Sun 07/05/17, 2-4pm: Church Tower open




Adults £2 and children (8 – 16) £1


Please respect our Health and Safety Regulations as they are there to protect you:


  • No children under the age of 8, this also includes babies/children in slings due to insurance restrictions
  • Only children aged between 8 and 16 are allowed up the Tower, and they must be accompanied by a responsible adult
  • Suitable footwear
  • No large shoulder or hand bags, this includes backpacks
  • It can be windy and cold at the top so you are advised to wear a jumper/coat

 

 

 

442-Tower 2017.pdf

 

 


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441 last modified on 2017-04-14 17:22:33


Attention all Dog Walkers!




Dear Dog Walkers,


It’s a little known fact that there is an enzyme in dog poo that can cause the death of unborn calves and lambs.


So when you walk your dog(s) PLEASE follow the guidelines below:


  • Keep to the footpaths
  • Keep your dog(s) on a lead
  • Pick up your dog(s) poo
Thank you!

 

 

 

 


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440 last modified on 2017-04-14 17:07:29


Mon 24/04/17, 7.30pm, Village Hall: Annual Parish Meeting




The main focus of this year‘s Annual Parish meeting will be Dundry‘s broadband project which is finally taking off the ground. Trevor Cook from Wight Wireless will be present to answer your questions and explain the next steps.


Apart from the usual reports, there will also be updates on the latest developments with regards to the Dundry Recreation Ground and on the Parish Recycling Scheme.


You can of course raise any other questions or concerns you might have and we are looking forward to seeing you there.


Your Parish Council

 

 

 

440-APM agenda 2017.pdf

 

 


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439 last modified on 2017-04-08 00:23:20


Broadband: Latest News




Although the official voucher deadline of 31 March has now passed, the good news is that CDS has responded to our request for an extension as follows:


"Over the last few weeks both voucher holders and suppliers have requested that CDS extend the voucher scheme deadline beyond the end of March 31st. Given the continued level of demand we feel that it is only right that the deadline be extended for all voucher holders and suppliers. We are therefore moving the final deadline for this stage of the CDS voucher scheme to 30th June 2017.


By this date we would expect all installations to be completed. We hope that this extension will provide adequate time to complete all outstanding installations. This will be the final deadline of the scheme, we will not be issuing any further extensions so we would suggest voucher holders consider their options carefully"


(You should have seen this already, if you have a voucher.)


 

In the meantime, large parts of Dundry are getting very excited about the prospect of having faster Internet access soon. About 120 households and businesses (more than one third of Dundry) have already signed up to the Wight Wireless offer and if you, too, want to be part of our Internet revolution, please get in touch with charles.turton@wightwireless.net as soon as possible.


In particular, we are looking for more users from the following areas:


Crabtree Close
Ham Lane
Church Road
Dundry Lane
Beechcroft
Andruss Drive
Crabtree Lane
Downs Road
Wells Road
The Mead
Winford Lane
Upton Lane
Oxleaze Lane


If you live in one of these areas, perhaps you can help us by spreading the word among your neighbours.


Here are a few helpful tips:

Remember, we will all be fully connected by the end of June. Come and join us!


Your Dundry Broadband Group and
Wight Wireless

 

 

439-Copper ADSL Vs Wireless Broadband.pdf

 

 


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438 last modified on 2017-04-07 12:32:09


A warning from the Fire Brigade about tumble dryers

 

BCU12 02042017 Somerset


Devon & Somerset Fire Brigade have asked that a warning go out regarding safety of tumble dryers and a copy of their document is attached below for your information.


You were sent this message because you are in the following group(s): Dundry

 

 

 

438-tumble-dryer-advice.pdf

 

 


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437 last modified on 2017-04-14 16:39:19


Mon 10/04/17: Parish Council Meeting

 

Please find the published minutes below and further supporting documentation in the public file system.

 

 

 

437-DPC minutes 10th April 2017.pdf

 

 


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436 last modified on 2017-03-25 09:12:47


Broadband: Gathering Speed




Hi all,


Thanks again for signing up to the Wight Wireless offer and for spreading the word. We now have about 90 out of 320 housholds in Dundry on board. Please keep up the good work.


Here is a date for your diary: On 24th April, we will have our Annual Parish Meeting and Charles Turton from Wight Wireless will be there to tell you about the next steps and to answer your questions. So please come round to meet him.


For more information, please see the flyer below and visit the Dundry Forum.


Your Dundry Broadband Group

 

 

 

436-Dundry_Flyer_24_Mar_17_v1.3.pdf

 

 


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435 last modified on 2017-03-25 08:58:07


Police info: New number to report non-urgent rural crime information

 

BCU12 23032017 Somerset


The Force recently launched a dedicated text line for incoming non-urgent information relating to rural crime which has proved very successful. The project is to continue but with a brand new and long-term number 07492 888109 (if you have previously saved 81819 please now delete and replace with this new number).


This is NOT a number to use to report crime or to call for police assistance and it will not be monitored 24/7.


The number can be used to report information of people/vehicles seen behaving suspiciously in the rural community, potentially stolen goods etc.


Alternatively You can report a crime online via our website http://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk or if it‘s a crime which requires immediate police attendance then dial 999.


You can still also pass on information anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


You were sent this message because you are in the following group(s): Dundry

 

 

 

http://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk

 


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434 last modified on 2017-03-25 08:53:43


MetroBus News: Information on the new traffic layout in Bristol City Centre

 

The MetroBus city centre improvements reach a major milestone on Sunday 2 April with the opening of the new link between Baldwin Street and St Augustine‘s Parade and the introduction of new permanent city centre traffic movements.


The changes will simplify traffic flows for motorists, reduce congestion and create more space for public transport, pedestrians and cyclists.

 

 

 

http://us3.campaign-archive1.com/?u=6e6f633d82d5950d0aa30f7e6&id=cc6708408d&e=56b17f792a

 


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433 last modified on 2017-03-25 08:39:41


8-9 April: Junior Cylce Tour of the Mendips



CLICK IMAGE FOR GALLERY

Just a quick note to make you aware of a forthcoming major cycle event in the local area – please find attached a press release (plus route maps and photos) that should give you all the information that you need about the event.


We‘d like to minimise any inconvenience that the event may cause and, of course, we‘d also like to think that some people might like to come out to watch what is quite a spectacle.


If you require any further information please either respond via email or feel free to contact the Organiser directly: Jeff Coast - Race Organiser (01934 834319).


Many thanks.


Darren McKimm (BCDS Club Welfare Officer)

 

 

 

433-2017_JTM_press_release.pdf

 

 


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432 last modified on 2017-03-25 08:08:23


Highridge Road to be closed for water works

 

Please find below an official notice that Highridge Road will be closed on or after 3rd April for up to 5 days.

 

 

 

432-Final Notice - Highridge Rd, Dundry T17-25 - Updated Diversion.pdf

 

 


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431 last modified on 2017-03-17 23:25:00


BROADBAND: Everyone can join, with vouchers or without




Many thanks to all of you who registered with Wight Wireless. We now have more than 50 participating households and businesses. - This is a good result for the first week, but we need many more to make this a success.


In case we did not make it clear in our last post: Anyone can join the scheme, whether you have a voucher or not and even if you are currently still locked with another provider. Please get in touch to find out more details: E-mail charles.turton@wightwireless.net and webmaster@dundry.org.uk or join the Dundry Forum (see link in the top menu).


And please tell all your friends and neighbours about this great initiative. Let‘s get Dundry into the 21st century.


Your Dundry Broadband Group

 

 

 

 


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430 last modified on 2017-03-11 04:12:45


BROADBAND: Let‘s go wireless!




Having raised an excellent 159 voucher applications last year, of which 131 have been approved by CDS, we attempted to find an Internet Service Provider to provide fibre to the home. After ini- tial promises this has proved a distant hope – maybe years.


We are now working with Wight Wireless (www.wightwireless.net) to provide a wireless network system for Dundry this summer. They would install a small receiver on the outside of your home and run a small cable into your home to a wireless router which provides cable and wireless con- nections for the home with download speeds of 10 or 30 Mbps. To be financially viable they need all voucher holders to sign up with them. They are also keen to encourage other homes.


 

The choice of where to use the CDS vouchers is, of course, up to every household but any practi- cal upgrade to the current system will require a village-wide response. We therefore urge every voucher holder to sign up with Wight Wireless as this is our best option for improving internet speed. You will shortly be receiving correspondence from them.


Deadline: all homes must register with Wight Wireless before 31 March 2017 to validate their voucher. After this, anyone who has not registered with them will have to pay a connection fee. Please email CDS voucher code, address and postcode to: charles.turton@wightwireless.net and it would help us if you copied this to webmaster@dundry.org.uk


For your information there are two download speed options:
10 Mbps for £17.50 per month OR 30 Mbps for £24.00 per month plus an additional £9.50 per month for landline Including landline, the 10 Mbps price should be similar to current providers. Just much faster.


NB. If you wish to join us and sign up with Wightwireless we advise you not to renew any existing contract in the next few months as they may charge for any cancellation.

 

 

430-Wight Wireless in Dundry V1.8 Statement of Intent.pdf

 

 


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429 last modified on 2017-03-10 19:16:01


Police Alert: Don‘t turn your home into a gold mine




BCU9 06032017


This is a general crime reduction warning. Some parts of the Avon and Somerset Constabulary area have been subject of high value burglaries where gold and jewellery items have been targeted. This not currently an issue in this part of Somerset however there is potential for this type of offence to spread to this area.


Please keep your valuables in a secure place and make sure that all suspicious activity is reported when it is noticed direct to the 101 number, or in an emergency such as an offence taking place call 999.


Advisory leaflets are attached and below: http://bit.ly/2k1xxb1


You were sent this message because you are in the following group(s): Dundry

 

 

 

429-dont-turn-your-home-into-a-gold-mine-280217.pdf

 

 


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428 last modified on 2017-04-08 00:23:38


Mon, 13/03/17: Parish Council Meeting

 

Please find the published minutes below and further supporting documentation in the public file system.

 

 

 

428-DPC minutes 13th March 2017.pdf

 

 


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427 last modified on 2017-03-03 14:50:24


BROADBAND: Regarding Your Voucher Reminders




All Dundry voucher holders received an e-mail from CDS this week reminding them to use their vouchers by 31 March and many have contacted us asking what to do.


As explained in last week‘s forum post, we have been in negotiations with various providers and believe we now have the best possible offer from a company called Wight Wireless.


Of course, you are under no obligation to follow our recommendation, but Wight Wireless needs as many signed-up housholds as possible - with vouchers or without - to make their system sustainable.


 

We will let you know within the next 7 days about the next steps and once your voucher is assigned, it will be honoured beyond the 31st March deadline.


Installation of the system could start in April and will be completed for all participating households by the summer.


Please come back regularly to this news blog and the Dundry Forum to read the latest. We will also write to all those of you who contacted webmaster@dundry.org.uk directly once we have the definite information in place.


Dundry Broadband Group

 

 

 


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426 last modified on 2017-03-02 18:29:12


Sat 04/3/17, 11am, Village Hall: W.I. Jumble Sale




Entrance Fee: Adults 20p, Children 10p


Refreshments available

 

 

 

 


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425 last modified on 2017-03-02 09:46:28


The Green Belt under threat again?



CLICK IMAGE FOR GALLERY

In case you did not catch the BBC local news report on Monday, 27th February, please click on the image to the left to watch a recording.


In short, the new Metro Mayor may have powers to ease Green Belt regulations in order to make more greenfield land available for house building. With regards to the Green Belt, the report only talks about "green rolling pastures" and fails to explain the actual purposes of the Green belt, which are:


 

Should we be worried? Perhaps we can count ourselves lucky that North Somerset Council has rejected the Metro Mayor scheme and promised that it will be able to meet projected housing needs within the next 20 years without touching the Green Belt.


But we better watch this space (literally).

 

 

 


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424 last modified on 2017-02-25 19:46:15


Site Updates: NSC Newsletters and Dundry Forum

 

Apologies for this belated newsletter, I am still struggling with some technical gremlins that stop it from being sent out automatically.


There has not been any breaking news this week, but we received two newsletters from North Somerset Council (Streetscene and Town and Parish Digest) which can be found in our public file area.


There has also been some development with the broadband project, but rather than repeating all the info here, please read it in the Dundry Forum.


Hopefully back on track next week.


Your Dundry Webmaster

 

 

 

 


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423 last modified on 2017-02-17 17:21:39


Police Alert: Burglary in Oxleaze Lane

 

N052 17022017 AN005, Redwood


Overnight 15-16 February outbuilding at Oxleaze Lane, Dundry was broken into. 4 motorbikes (Yamaha and Triumph)and a quad bike stolen.


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422 last modified on 2017-02-17 00:12:42


Sign a slate for the roof of St. Michael‘s Church




We plan to have the next signing sometime in Autumn / Winter 2017


Vouchers will be issued for each slate purchased
and the messages recorded in a Commemorative Book that will be kept in Church.


For example, a message could read:


Happy Silver Anniversary
Mum & Dad
1 January 2016



Your slate, Your message, just £25


If you haven‘t already organised a slate or would like further information, please contact:


Annette: annettemilton@hotmail.co.uk OR Jane: 07826 821569

 

 

 

422-Signing_a_slate_2016(d).pdf

 

 


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421 last modified on 2017-02-17 00:11:03


Volunteers required for opening of the church tower




Dundry Church Tower is hoping to open on the first Sunday of each month from April - September from 2 - 4pm. However, we need more volunteers to escort visitors up and down the tower steps and also volunteers to provide the refreshments, coffee and tea bags provided, volunteers to provide milk, cakes or biscuits.


If you are interested and you are able to help, please phone or text - Ann 0747 1940021


Many thanks and I look forward to hearing from you.

 

 

 

 


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420 last modified on 2017-02-17 22:22:39


Letter from Dr Liam Fox in support of the Green Belt




Despite his busy schedule within the government and the Brexit negotiations, Dr Liam Fox has found the time to consider and respond the the issue of possible housing development on Green Belt land near Dundry, which is much appreciated. Please find his letter to the Leader of North Somerset Council, Nigel Ashton, attached.

 

 

 

420-Letter_Liam_Fox.pdf

 

 


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419 last modified on 2017-02-10 12:30:48


DADS supporting "Evita" at the Bristol Hippodrome




Unfortunately, DADS is not currently working on a new production, but if you would still like to see some of us on stage, here is your chance:


Bill Kenwright has asked local Bristol drama groups if they would like to appear as extras in his production of "Evita" at the Hippodrome. Four members of DADS have agreed to join and will be in the spotlight next week - well, not all singing and dancing, just being "the crowd" in some scenes. But nevertheless, we are proud to be part of this famous musical.


Performance times are as follows:


Tuesday 14/02/17 - 19:30
Wednesday 15/02/17 - 14:30 and 19:30
Thursday 16/02/17 - 14:30 and 19:30
Friday 17/02/17 - 19:30
Saturday 18/02/17 - 14:30 and 19:30


To book your ticket, please click the link below:

 

 

 

http://www.atgtickets.com/shows/evita-2017/bristol-hippodrome/#buy-now

 


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418 last modified on 2017-02-10 12:29:31


Are you caring for someone? - Healthwatch North Somerset wants to hear from you.




We are collecting views of carers in North Somerset to see how health & social care services meet your needs.


Why not tell us about your experience; what is working well and what could be done better?


You can contact us on the number below and we will call you back. Or we can send a questionnaire to you along with a freepost envelope. Otherwise download the Carers Survey from our Web site.


Closing date is end of March 2017.


Healthwatch North Somerset


01275851400
contact@healthwatchnorthsomerset.co.uk

 

 

 

http://www.healthwatchnorthsomerset.co.uk/

 


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417 last modified on 2017-02-16 18:32:58


Mon 13/02/17: Parish Council Meeting

 

Please find the published minutes below and further supporting documentation in the public file system.

 

 

 

417-DPC minutes 13th February 2017.pdf

 

 


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416 last modified on 2017-02-03 17:13:24


£788,000 additional funding for road improvements in North Somerset




Following an announcement by the Department for Transport, it has been confirmed that North Somerset Council will receive a further £788,000 in 2017/18 to support the council‘s ongoing commitment to improving the roads across the area.


In 2015, the council pledged to invest £40m in road maintenance and improvement schemes over a five year period. Today’s news confirms the funding that the council will receive from government in the new financial year. In addition to the £3.6m allocated for highways maintenance and £276,000 from the national pothole fund, the council will receive £788,000 from the new National Productivity Investment Fund announced by the Chancellor in the Autumn Statement.


 

The council is also eligible to apply for a share of the £175m national fund to deliver a road safety scheme on the A371 between Weston-super-Mare and Banwell.


On Monday, Transport Minister Andrew Jones MP will visit North Somerset to see for himself the work the council is doing to improve roads across the area. He will visit a road in Long Ashton where the council will demonstrate with highways contractor Skanska, the technique used for repairing potholes.


Cllr Elfan Ap Rees, Deputy Leader of North Somerset Council, and also responsible for roads and transport in North Somerset, will accompany the minister during his visit: “I am looking forward to showing the minister the work we are doing to ensure we do all we can to improve the condition of the roads across North Somerset and reduce congestion.


“The condition of roads in North Somerset is comparable with that in other areas across the country, and investing in roads remains high on the agenda for us. This additional investment will help us do more to halt the deterioration caused historically by successive years of under-investment.”


As well as repairing potholes, North Somerset Council takes a ‘whole-life’ proactive approach to roads to make sure that wherever possible preventative work is carried out to extend the life of the road surface before potholes start to form.


Cllr Ap Rees added: “Public demand is to spend money on immediate and reactive repairs but evidence shows that spending money on preventative and structural maintenance is much more cost effective in the long term.


“The more the overall network deteriorates, the more the demand for reactive response gets out of control. This can lead to a vicious circle of prioritising spend on reactive maintenance and making less available for structural and preventative measures.”


In 2016 the council repaired 20,073 potholes as well as laying more than 21,500 square metres of road patching, using a variety of methods – for example, thermal patching recycles the existing surface meaning a typical pothole repair can be completed with just one van and two operators in approximately 20 minutes, minimising disruption for road users.


Information about future planned road repairs, traffic and road improvement schemes as well as public transport and real-time traffic information can all be viewed on the council’s interactive roads map at www.n-somerset.gov.uk/roadworks. Residents can also set up email alerts to stay informed about roadworks in their own area. Potholes and other road issues should be reported online at www.n-somerset.gov.uk/report.

 

 

 


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415 last modified on 2017-01-27 08:33:35


Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter Spring 2017




Please find below the Springf Edition of the Neighbourhood Watch newsletter with useful advice from the police.

 

 

 

415-nw-spring-2017.pdf

 

 


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413 last modified on 2017-01-21 10:02:31


Mon 23/01/17: East Dundry Lane closed for 3 days

 

We have received a notification from Nort Somerset Council that East Dundry Lane will be closed on or after 23 January for 3 days for urgent works. The section affected is between Spring Lane and North Hill Farm.

 

 

 

413-Urgent Notice East Dundry Lane Dundry.pdf

 

 


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412 last modified on 2017-01-21 10:02:45


Crime reduction message: Mark your property




BCU3 17012017 Somerset


Crime reduction message:


There is a range of property marking options available including permanent forensic marking solutions, engraving, permanent marker/paint. Choose an option (or options) best suited to you and if you are looking at marking high value items such as art and antiques seek advice from an expert.


Record property on the national property database http://www.immobilise.com which can help deter thieves and increase your chances of getting property returned.


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411 last modified on 2017-01-21 10:02:58


Dundry Playground now fully owned by the Parish Council




Dundry Playground was conceived by Dundry Playground Group in 2010. Funding was sought mainly from Community Spaces, and after a long period of community consultation about the location, design, and layout of the playground, it was built in 2011 and officially opened at the Grand Opening event in early November 2011. During 2012, further funding was provided by Community Spaces for four events to bring people to the Playground: the Winter Games Event in January, the Spring ‘Dundry Day‘ Event in May, the Summer Pottery Workshop Event in July, and the Autumn Bench Workshop and Tree Planting Event in September. We also held a Mediaeval Fun Event, which coincided with Dundry Playground‘s second birthday in November 2013.


On 3 November 2016, the five-year-old Dundry Playground was handed over to Dundry Parish Council and Dundry Playground Group, having done its job, ceased to exist. Any questions or comments relating to Dundry Playground should be directed to Dundry Parish Council.

 

 

 

http://www.dundry.org.uk/playground.php

 


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410 last modified on 2017-01-13 17:57:07


BROADBAND: Strategic Decision




After our big recruitment drive at the end of November last year, followed by regular news updates throughout December, you may be wondering what is now happening with the Broadband Project and, most importantly, with your installation vouchers?


Over the past view weeks, the Dundry Broadband Group has been talking to various providers and comparing technical solutions (please also see our detailed post about "Technical Stuff" in the Dundry Forum). This week, we felt it was time to come to a decision what our recommendation to the parish should be.


 

Our choices essentially boil down to three main options, all with advantages and disadvantages:


1. Fibre To The Home


Pro: Fast, reliable, cost efficient, unlimited data usage


Con: We are dependent on an investment decision by one of the big providers and no firm commitment has been made yet. It may appen within the next 3 months or it may still be years away.


2. Fixed Wireless Community Installation


Pro: Can be done within a reasonable period of time (ca. 3 months), speeds are suitable for current Internet needs and high data caps mean that there is little to worry about at the moment.


Con: Such a setup relies on the whole of the community pulling together and then sticking with it. Monthly running costs for the system are in excess of £1000. We would need a permanent group of volunteers to run it on behalf of all signed-up members. Future use of the Internet may render the system obsolete in years to come.


At best, this could be a stop gap until fibre comes along.


3. Satellite / 4G mobile data


Pro: Individual installation per household can be done within 2 weeks of application


Con: High Latency (see Dundry Forum for explanation), tight data caps that may not be suitable for heavy users. - As an example: 50 GB will cost about £50 per month. However, a family of 4 will easily use 200 GB per month or more. Currently, this can be very expensive for your household, but it may get better in the future due to rapid technical development.


Such an option should only be considered if you want an improvement right now and/or no other solution is likely to work.


But by all means, please get in touch and we can provide contact details for you to arrange your own installation.


***


With this information in mind, the Dundry Broadband Group has decided to focus all our efforts on a fibre installation. There have been several new developments recently, giving us more choice and options for negotiation.


Today, we had a very encouraging meeting with the representative of one of the fibre companies. Unfortunately, the information discussed is confidential at this point in time. But watch this space, there may be a big annoucement in the near future.


In the meantime, please do not worry too much about the expiry date of your vouchers. We had word from CDS that it will be extended if necessary and the voucher scheme possibly re-opened. As somebody in the Forum put it: We want to choose the best option for Dundry. Being put under pressure by such an expiry date would be unhelpful.


If you want to help us, please remind everyone you know to read the Dundry News. subscribe to our e-mail newsletter and to follow discussions in the Dundry Forum. This is the best and easiest way to keep informed.


Your Dundry Broadband Group

 

 

 


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409 last modified on 2017-01-13 12:48:27


Healthwatch North Somerset looking for volunteers




Do you have a couple of hours a month to help us improve the quality of health care for North Somerset?


We are your consumer champion in Health and Social Care. We need your support to collect comments about the public’s experiences in e.g. dentists, pharmacists, GPs, hospitals, and care homes.


Our volunteers:

  • Run information sessions in libraries, leisure centres and hospitals.
  • Talk to friends, family and neighbours
  • Visit community groups (e.g. W.I., stroke support, toddlers groups)

 

They chat to people, collect information and pass it back to us. Everything we hear is recorded anonymously.


The Healthwatch North Somerset team analyses all comments to see if there are common concerns or trends (e.g. discharge from hospital delays, or difficulty getting a GP appointment). This information is shared with health and social care service providers, local commissioners and all other relevant bodies. Healthwatch North Somerset’s mission is to improve the quality of local health and social care by sharing your opinions.


To find out more or to offer your time, contact Healthwatch North Somerset directly


www.healthwatchnorthsomerset.co.uk
contact@healthwatchnorthsomerset.co.uk
01275 851400
Registered charity No: 1158487

 

 

409-HWNS_note_for_parish_magazine_Sept2016_SJ.pdf

 

http://www.healthwatchnorthsomerset.co.uk/

 


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408 last modified on 2017-01-13 11:37:08


Mon 16/01/17: SBL opening



Building Works in the Summer

After years of planning and 18 months of building works, the new South Bristol Link Road - now officially called Colliters Way - will finally open on Monday, 16 January.


At the same time, the B3130 through Barrow Gurney will close for 56 days (presumably for a huge street party to celebrate the end of the heavy flow of traffic through the village).


Let‘s see what the implications are for Dundry. Teething problems to be expected...

 

 

 

 


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407 last modified on 2017-01-06 00:25:19


Sat 21/01/17, 7.30pm, Village Hall: Live Concert in aid of St. Michael‘s Church




Please find below a poster for the first of many fundraising events for St Michael‘s Church, Dundry. More information about Lady Nade can be found by searching her name on the internet. Nina Simone is one of her influences.


Although we have the majority of the money to repair the roof and carry out some internal work, we still need money to do an extension to provide a toilet.


If you are unable to support this event, please pass these details onto your friends.

 

 

 

407-Lady Nade.pdf

 

 


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406 last modified on 2017-01-13 12:10:49


Mon 09/01/17: Parish Council Meeting

 

Please find published minutes below and further supporting documentation in the public file system.

 

 

 

406-DPC minutes 9th January 2017.pdf

 

 


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405 last modified on 2016-12-30 17:21:44


Happy New Year!




Hope you will all have a great party tomorrow night and are looking forward to 2017.


All my best wishes for the new year,


Your Dundry Webmaster

 

 

 

 


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404 last modified on 2017-01-13 11:38:41


Merry Christmas!




Many thanks to all readers and contributors for your continued support throughtout this year.


I wish you all a very enjoyable Christmas time with your family and friends.


Your Dundry Webmaster


P.S.
Sorry if the newsletter is being sent out twice. There seems to have been a technical problem.

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTTKis3IJ-s

 


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403 last modified on 2017-01-13 11:40:54


Broadband: Please read latest articles in the Dundry Forum




There have been various local and national news articles about the broadband programme recently.


I am not going to repeat them here, please make sure you check the Dundry Forum regularly to read the latest.

 

 

 

http://www.dundry.org.uk/forum/

 


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402 last modified on 2016-12-23 10:37:34


MetroBus Newsletter

 

Please find the latest MertroBus newsletter through the link below. It includes information about the South Bristol Link, the new bridge in Winterstoke Road and the improved traffic layout in the City Centre.

 

 

 

http://us3.campaign-archive1.com/?u=6e6f633d82d5950d0aa30f7e6&id=dfca2c11ed&e=7eed27ebc7

 


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401 last modified on 2016-12-23 10:24:51


Police Alert: Burglaries in and near Dundry

 

N0546 21122016 AN005, Redwood


6-7 December burglary at West Hill, Wraxall. Items stolen include strimmer, chain saw and other garden equipment.


13 December burglary at Upton Lane, Dundry - alarm activated at the property and it is thought that someone opened an insecure door to activate it. Nothing stolen.


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400 last modified on 2016-12-16 17:58:23


Broadband: Latest News




CDS confirmed they received 147 broadband voucher applications from Dundry. As we have 320 households in the parish, this means almost half of them applied. - Well done everyone!


Currently, there is still a large backlog being processed. Please don‘t forget to let webmaster@dundry.org.uk know when you receive your voucher. Otherwise we will not know, because CDS is not allowed to share contact details.


In the meantime, lots of other information is emerging, but rather than repeating it here in the News Blog, please make sure you check the Dundry Forum regularly for updates. There you can also ask questions and take part in discussions. Just follow the "Forum" link in the menu above.


Holger, on behalf of the
Dundry Broadband Group

 

 

 

 


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399 last modified on 2016-12-16 00:58:05


No changes to bin collections over Christmas

 

North Somerset Council has confirmed that there are no changes to bin collections in the Dundry area over Christmas and the New Year.


So please put them out as usual on Wednesdays.

 

 

 

 


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398 last modified on 2016-12-09 14:31:17


Broadband: Vouchers arriving




We just had word that the CDS installation vouchers you applied for last week have started arriving. If you haven‘t told us yet, please let webmaster@dundry.org.uk know so that we can keep a tally.


Apart from that, the advice we have been giving in our previous message is still true: We are investigating available offers, making comparisons and will publish our findings in the very near future.


So, unless you are absolutely sure which solution you want to go for as an individual installation, please hold on to your voucher and wait for further news.


In the meantime, if you have any questions, please feel free to post them in the Dundry Forum.


Your Dundry Broadband Group

 

 

 

 


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397 last modified on 2016-12-15 21:13:02


Mon 12/12/16: Parish Council Meeting

 

Please find the published minutes below and further supporting documentation in the public file system.

 

 

 

397-DPC minutes 12th December 2016.pdf

 

 


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396 last modified on 2016-12-02 16:31:29


BROADBAND: Voucher registration closed - What next?




Many thanks to all of you who registered for the Broadband Voucher Scheme and helped to spread the word. As far as we are aware there have been 69 signups in the village. If you haven‘t told us yet, please send an e-mail to webmaster@dundry.org.uk to let us know you‘ve registered. The more prospective customers we have, the more negotiating power this gives us with possible suppliers.


 

What happens next?


As discussed at length in the past, the best solution would be fibre-optic cable to the premises (FTTP). This solution is fast, reliable and monthly subscription fees are very low. There are only few providers who can do this. BT plans to connect the whole country sometime in the distant future (and no doubt we will be at the back of the queue again) and VirginMedia never even considered our location. A third, much talked-about provider is Truespeed Communications who are building a modular network out of Bath, but by their own admission they might not be able to be here by the end of March, at which time our precious government vouchers will expire. However, Dundry is on their list of locations and eventually they will come. Given their superior solution (compared to any wireless or satellite setup) and a modest, guaranteed installation cost of just £120 per household, they hope to recruit enough people away from any interim solution we might go for in the meantime with our vouchers.


If you look at the Connecting Devon and Somerset Web site, you will find that there are quite a lot of other providers participating in the programme and we already had enquiries from some residents saying: "Which one shall I go for? I have no idea what to look for."


We would recommend holding your horses for the time being. The Broadband Group is going to investigate and compare the various offers and compile a shortlist of the ones we consider best. This should be completed within the next couple of weeks. If you want to help us with the exercise, please let us know.


Most offers involving a wireless link will require a minimum signup. Although your £500 guarantees you an installation once agreed, the investment to reach your location may be much larger and therefore not worthwhile for a provider unless they can group more than just one or two customers together. Other installations such as satellite links can be done on a case-by-case basis but will have serious drawbacks from a technical point of view and costwise. We will advise on all those aspects.


Of course you are free to go ahead with any offer you find appealing, but unless you are sure what you are doing, we would recommend waiting for the outcome of our investigations. We envisage to have our shortlist ready within the next couple of weeks so that everyone can discuss it over the Christmas period and, if we decide to make this a community project, a collective order can be placed in January. The chosen provider would then have 6 weeks to complete their installation, which means by March we could all be connected.


In the meantime, we will keep you updated on progress via this news blog and the weekly e-mail newsletter based on it, in the Dundry Forum and, if you let us know about your voucher registration, via a mailing list (although we may not be able to answer every e-mail individually. Please consider asking questions in the Forum insted).


Your Dundry Broadband Group

 

 

 


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395 last modified on 2016-12-02 16:42:57


Thu, 15/12/16, 6.30pm, Church + RBL: Carol Singing




It is this time of the year again...


The Dundry Royal British Legion have confirmed that their big prize draw is on Thursday 15 December 2016, so traditionally this is our day for carol singing.


We will start in front of the church at 6.30pm and go on our usual round of Dundry before retiring to the RBL for a nice cup of mulled wine. Wrap up warm and get ready to tune into all those lovely songs.


 

And don‘t forget, there is also our Annual Village Carol Service at 7pm on Tuesday, 13th December 2016, kindly hosted by Royal British Legion while building works are still going on at the church.

 

 

 


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394 last modified on 2016-12-02 12:27:05


18/12/16: Don‘t forget to order your new green wheelie bin




As has been widely publicised, your green garden waste bags will no longer be collected from 1st March 2017. Instead, you need to have new green wheelie bins. They are available in 3 sizes and you can have 2 per household, but you must order yours to be ready for the change.


If you place your order through the link below before 18th December 2016, you will get your bin/s delivered in time and the cost per unit is £20.


 

Afterwards, the cost rises to £25 and timely delivery cannot be guaranteed, meaning that you may not be able to have your garden waste collected in March.


If you have a neighbour who is not on the Internet, please make sure you offer them help in ordering their bins. The Council Connect helpline 01275 888802 should only be called as a last resort as they are very busy at this time of the year.

 

 

394-Garden_waste_Q&As.pdf

 

http://www.n-somerset.gov.uk/gardenwaste

 


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393 last modified on 2016-11-25 18:22:45


NEWSFLASH: Dundry can get superfast broadband, but we need your help




You may remember that we had long discussions about technical solutions for our dismal broadband speeds, both here on the news blog and in our last two Annual Parish Meetings.


In short, the problem was that BT Openreach claimed Dundry to be in their commercial rollout area but they never made any effort to upgrade our infrastructure. On the other hand, this was the reason why a government initiative known as "Connecting Devon and Somerset" (CDS) was not allowed to help us either. We were simply stuck in the middle.


 

The good news is that this has now changed. We are able to benefit from the CDS scheme, but we‘ll have to act very fast. CDS offers each individual applicant an installation voucher of up to £500 which can be redeemed with any of the participating providers. However, most solutions are dependent on a minimum number of prospective subscribers pooling together. In other words: Dundry needs to prove that this location is worth investing in broadband infrastructure.


The catch is that these CDS vouchers are only available until 30 November 2016 (i.e. this coming Wednesday).


So please, can you read the attached leaflet and follow the link below to submit your application? There is no obligation to you, but you would really help our community by following these few simple steps.


You may also go to the Dundry Forum (see link in the top menu) to follow the latest announcements and discussions.


Many thanks for your support!

 

 

393-Broadband Voucher Flyer.pdf

 

https://www.connectingdevonandsomerset.co.uk/broadband-voucher-scheme-enquiry-form/

 


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392 last modified on 2016-11-18 11:50:11


Sat, 26/11/16, 7.30pm, Keynsham: Concert of the CVCS




The Chew Valley Choral Society


celebrates its 40th anniversary with a performance of Mozart‘s ‘Requiem‘
at St John the Baptist Church, High Street, Keynsham on Saturday
on 26th November 2016 at 7.30pm.


Tickets are £12 (£6 concessions).


For more information, please see the poster below or contact Judith Hoskin on 0117-9642805 parishclerk@dundry.org.uk

 

 

 

392-Mozart.pdf

 

 


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391 last modified on 2016-11-18 11:33:11


Beware of counterfeit banknotes




BCU020 15112016 Counterfeit Currency


Police have received information that there are counterfeit £10 notes in circulation. Bank of England produce information leaflets called ‘Take a Closer Look‘ - link to their website is http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/Pages/educational.aspx.


For those who do not have access to the website and wish to have an advisory leaflet please contact the NHW office.


 

Additionally the police across the South West are having a crack down on people using mobile phones while driving and will be pro-active across the Southwest during this operation. See the press release.

 

 

 


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390 last modified on 2016-11-18 08:50:35


Dundry Recreation Ground – update from Dundry Parish Council

 

Many of you will have noticed that no football has been played on the playing field this season. This is a brief explanation of why this has occurred.


Dundry Parish Council owns the recreation ground and had legal agreements over use of the playing field and the clubhouse with the Dundry Sports and Social Club (which was made up of the various teams using the playing field).


Over the summer Dundry Football Club was unable to register sufficient players to meet the requirements of the Somerset FA. We understand that, as a result, Dundry AFC has disbanded.


Since then some disagreements appear to have arisen between Dundry AFC and the other members of the Dundry Sports and Social Club. These have resulted in all teams vacating the pitches.


The Parish Council is in the process of reclaiming the recreation ground and clubhouse for the parish. Once this has been done and all the legal aspects clarified, the Parish Council will be asking for your views on future use of this land.


In the meantime, if you have any queries about the playing field, please contact the Parish Clerk, Judith Hoskin, on 0117 9642804, email parishclerk@dundry.org.uk.

 

 

 

 


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389 last modified on 2016-11-10 12:23:19


Come and join D.A.D.S. for its upcoming production




D.A.D.S. is hoping put on another phantastic show in February 2017, this time with a nautical (naughtical?) theme. It will not an evening-long play but rather a collection of various sketches and songs.


However, we are still looking for a piano player and some more people to make performance contributions, however small.


If you think you can help, please contact Sandra on 0117 9465552 or email: kfenlonfamily@btinternet.com

 

 

 

 


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388 last modified on 2016-11-10 12:13:23


Have your say on the WofE Joint Spatial Plan and Joint Transport Study (phase 2)

 

Message from West of England Joint Planning


Have your say on the West of England Joint Spatial Plan and Joint Transport Study (JSP/JTS)


The four West of England councils would like your involvement in the next steps towards drawing up plans which will steer development in our area over the next 20 years.


Last year we started a consultation process to gain people‘s thoughts and ideas to help set the approach and priorities. Comments and ideas were received from the public, local organisations, businesses and transport providers and users. Having taken on board the consultation feedback, the next phase of the process is to consult again, this time on outline proposals.


You can view the consultation documents and make comments at the link below. Documents are available in local libraries and council offices throughout Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. Please do take the opportunity to use our online system to respond as this ensures that your comments will be dealt with in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible.


A series of information events will be taking place across the four Council areas, details of which are also published at the link below. These will provide the opportunity to view the material about the latest ideas.


Please let us have your views no later than Monday 19th December 2016.


If you have any questions please email: comment@jointplanningwofe.org.uk

 

 

 

http://www.jointplanningwofe.org.uk/

 


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387 last modified on 2016-11-18 11:30:59


Mon 14/11/16: Parish Council Meeting

 

Please find the published minutes below and further supporting documentation in the public file system.

 

 

 

387-DPC minutes 14th November 2016.pdf

 

 


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386 last modified on 2016-11-04 09:41:38


Your Patch #12: Bi-monthly round-up of scheduled NSC works

 

Welcome to the November edition of Your Patch – your handy summary of council activities taking place across North Somerset.


Your Patch aims to provide you with an easy to use, quick guide to what’s coming up in your ward during the next month.


Just scroll to the map, click on your ward name and you’ll be taken straight to information about scheduled works due to take place in your ward, including gully cleaning, road repairs and more.

 

 

 

386-12. Your Patch November 2016.pdf

 

 


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385 last modified on 2016-10-28 15:15:03


New Web Site Feature: The Dundry Forum




If you have ever wondered how to exchange information with other users of this site (including members of the Parish Council) or to make public announcements without having to ask the Webmaster - here is your answer: We now have an interactive Web site feature where you can do all these things. It is called The Dundry Forum (please see new entry in the top menu).


When you first click on the link, you will see the Forum as a guest, which means you can read its contents but you cannot write anything. In order to get posting permission, you‘ll have to go through a standard registration procedure, which involves choosing a username and password, copying information from a Captcha image and clicking on a confirmation link sent by e-mail.


 

At the moment, the Forum is still quite empty, showing just a link to the current newsletter and a welcome message. It will be up to you to fill it with interesting topics and discussions.


However, a little warning before you start: Please be polite to each other! By all means, let‘s have lively exchanges and lots of banter, but it should be a pleasant experience for everyone involved. I am both the administrator and moderator of this facility and while I cannot take responsibility for any personal views expressed, I will keep an eye on the language used and may intervene if I feel it gets too abusive. - But I am sure this will not be necessary as we are all good friends and neighbours, aren‘t we?.


Go on, give it a try! I am looking forward to seeing you there.


Your Dundry Webmaster

 

 

 


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384 last modified on 2016-10-27 21:22:21


Broadband Universal Service Obligation: Government Statement of Intent




You may be interested to note that the Government has now published a Statement of Intent setting out some more detail on the development of the USO.


The Statement can be found through the link below.

 

 

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/digital-economy-bill-part-1-access-to-digital-services

 


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383 last modified on 2016-10-27 21:14:44


Sat 05/11/16, 7.30pm, St. Mary Redcliffe: This Precious Earth - Choral Performance




Hello all


I‘m very much looking forward to taking part in a rather unusual event on Saturday 5th November in St Mary Redcliffe Church, Bristol.


THIS PRECIOUS EARTH - thinking about climate change through music and words is a work by Jonathan Bielby MBE for soprano, baritone, didgeridoo and keyboard. Jonathan was Organist and Master of the Choristers in Wakefield, where I sang in his choir. Since retiring from that post he has worked at Magdalene College Cambridge, St Mary Redcliffe and Llandaff Cathedral; and has created this piece. He and I have also collaborated on A Delicious Dilemma - Bach‘s Coffee Cantata brought up to date in a new Fair Trade version.


 

The other performers are Charlotte Newstead soprano and Chris Holland (THe Didgeridoo Man).


Tickets are £10, they include freshly brewed coffee/tea (fairtrade of course!) in the interval. They‘re available from the SMR Parish Office, 12 Colston Parade Bristol BS1 6RA 0117 231 0060 or on the door.


There‘s more background information attached, as well as a flyer. I hope you can make it: it‘ll make a change from fireworks.


cheers


Niall Hoskin

 

 

383-SMR__A5_01 (1).pdf

 

http://www.stmaryredcliffe.co.uk/this-precious-earth.html

 


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382 last modified on 2016-10-27 19:15:42


Sat 29/10/16, 11am, Blagdon Village Club: 672 Bus Forum

 

I know this is a bit short notice but may be quite interesting for Dundry users of the bus. Please see the poster below.

 

 

 

382-672 Bus Forum.pdf

 

 


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381 last modified on 2016-10-27 19:10:35


Surprise naming decision for the SBL

 

Part of the South Bristol Link Road will be named Anton Bantock Way, after the much-loved teacher from Withywood!


Read the full story below:

 

 

 

http://us3.campaign-archive1.com/?u=6e6f633d82d5950d0aa30f7e6&id=16b8ac6a81&e=7eed27ebc7

 


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380 last modified on 2016-10-21 14:43:54


Town and Parish Digest #22 - the latest news from North Somerset Council

 

In this issue:


Planning for future Housing
Article 4 Direction
Extra Care Housing
Getting ready for winter: Grit Bin update
Snow Warden Opportunity
Recycling
Faulty defibrillator press release
Current and upcoming consultations
Meetings, Events and Notices

 

 

 

380-Town & Parish Digest - Issue 22- October 2016.pdf

 

 


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379 last modified on 2016-10-21 14:01:53


NSC considering measures against off-site airport parking

 

Temporary car parking sites for Bristol airport customers have become particularly problematic in the Green Belt since 2002. Despite the council issuing numerous enforcement notices, stop notices and pursuing successful prosecutions over a number of years the issue still persists. This has a significant effect on the living conditions of local residents and the wellbeing of the area. Although the council is constantly monitoring the problem, the off-site airport parking operators continue to exploit permitted development rights by operating in excess of the 28 days permitted under the General Permitted Development Order. The length of time the council has been trying to tackle this problem, along with the number of complaints logged, indicates the difficulty in keeping control over the number of unauthorised car parking sites currently operating and these numbers are not diminishing.


The council are proposing to make an Article 4 Direction to remove permitted development rights granted by Schedule 2, Part 4, Class B of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development ) Order 2015. If the Article 4 Direction is confirmed it will remove automatic ‘permitted development‘ rights for the storage, parking, cleaning, maintenance or repair of any motor vehicle of any description, provided such a use is not in association with the existing lawful use of the land. The Direction would also remove automatic ‘permitted development‘ rights to provide moveable structures for the purposes of the controlled use.


A notice of the Direction has been advertised in the Western Daily Press from 20 October 2016 and will continue to be advertised each week until 22 December 2016. Site notices were posted across the whole of the affected area on 20 October 2016. A copy of the Direction, notice and map has been served on the Secretary of State on 20 October 2016 and representations are being sought during the period of 1 November 2016 to 30 November 2016. When deciding whether to confirm a direction made under Article 4(1) the local planning authority will take into account any representations received during the period 1 November 2016 to 30 November 2016.


I also attach a copy of a site notice, the Article 4 Direction and associated plan to this email. Please could you display the site notice in an appropriate place from 24 October 2016 (or before) until 22 December 2016. Any representations concerning the direction can be made online at the link below, by post to North Somerset Council Post Point 15 Town Hall Weston-Super-Mare BS23 1UJ, or via email Planning.policy@n-somerset.gov.uk between 1 November 2016 and 30 November 2016.


Yours sincerely


Chris Nolan
Delivery and Enforcement Service Manager
Development & Environment
North Somerset Council

 

 

 

379-Site notice.pdf

 

http://consult-ldf.n-somerset.gov.uk/consult.ti

 


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378 last modified on 2016-10-21 13:14:43


Ongoing Roadworks and free Taxi Service

 

The road works on West Dundry Lane are scheduled to start on Monday 24th October and run for two weeks. As you are probably aware dates for the work to start have changed at least three times as work on Crabtree Lane has taken longer than planned. So it has been somewhat difficult to organise.


The taxi service will be funded by Bristol Water and this has taken time also to arrange. Please see below a copy of the notice which will be displayed at bus stops today.

 

 

 

378-RoadClosureNoticeDundry - taxis.pdf

 

 


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377 last modified on 2016-10-21 15:17:21


Christmas Menu at the Royal British Legion




It is this time of the year again: Celebrate Christas at the Royal British Legion.


Tracy has put a lovely menu together for you, available from 1st December.


Please give her a ring on 0117-9781895 to book in advance.

 

 

 

377-Dundry RBL 2017 XMAS MENU.pdf

 

 


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376 last modified on 2016-10-17 17:52:09


Looking for a lift to Chew Stoke Surgery

 

For 7 years I have struggled to get to the chew medical practice as I do not drive. I have caught bus there but struggled and had to beg/plead for ride home or vice versa. Now,because of the road closure and no bus going through I am struggling so I am asking if anyone who is going to the surgery would consider giving me a ride there and back please??? - jayne Nicholson no 19 crabtree close tel 01179410430

 

 

 

 


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375 last modified on 2016-10-14 15:08:21


Volunteering to help Syrian refugees in North Somerset

 

Hello, I am part of a small team of three which also includes Donna and Polly. We are currently working in our spare time to figure out the best way coordinate everything we want to achieve. We‘re getting there! We will be in touch with everyone in about a week to discuss more specifically how we can work together.


There are two ways you can help while you‘re waiting, though!


Do you have contacts with local businesses / organisations? We hope to set up a ‘permanent‘ donation point in each town across North Somerset. To try and make donating as simple as possible we plan to ask each donation point/town to concentrate on collecting specific items - a priority item needed for refugees and also a priority item needed by our local foodbanks. If you have any contacts in businesses / organisations that may be interested in being a donation point please let us know and we can send them more information about the specifics of being involved.


Do you have contacts with local landlords? Our second focus is on finding suitable housing for the three Syrian families North Somerset Council have pledged to rehouse (with a view to encouraging them to rehouse more). The council decision was made in February and the one thing stopping this happening is that no suitable housing has been found. If you know any local landlords with a 2+ bedroom property, please can you share the information attached with them? Please feel free to copy and share on social media too.


Thank you again, we‘ll be in touch soon - feel free to drop us an email in the meantime.


Holly
refugeeswelcomenorthsomerset@gmail.com

 

 

 

375-Landlord_advert.pdf

 

 


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374 last modified on 2016-10-14 14:38:40


Mon, 07/11/16, 4-6.30pm, Village Hall Car Park: Re-use and Recycling Event




Bring along your unwanted electrical equipment and furniture to a special re-use and recycling event in partnership with Changing Lives.


Changing Lives are a reuse social enterprise that collect, recycle and reuse donated household goods. This provides affordable furniture and supports low income families, creating work experience and employment opportunities.


Only items that can be moved comfortably by two people will be accepted at these events.

 

 

 

374-26974 Electrical furniture reuse event poster LR.pdf

 

 


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373 last modified on 2016-10-14 14:20:38


Further info about the closure of West Dundry Lane

 

Dundry Parish Council has made further enquiries about travel arrangements while West Dundry Lane is closed due to Bristol Water works. Here is the information we were given by North Somerset Council:


"The road works which Bristol Water are undertaking in Dundry on West Dundry Lane will stop the 672 bus service serving the village. We are checking the dates but we are expecting the road to be closed from this Thursday."


Will the 672 stop at the chapel at the top of Broadoak Hill and then go on down the hill?


"This was looked at to offer passengers the option to walk along West Dundry Lane, but the contractor has informed me that during the works the road will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians. If there is another way to get there then I could ask Abus and Buglers to stop at the crossroads."


"We are planning to arrange a free taxi link to Bristol airport for bus passengers where they can catch the A1 airport link service to Bristol. This was used last time the road was closed in the village several years ago and was used by a small number of passengers. I am still waiting confirmation from Bristol Water that they will fund the taxi service. If they agree I could send you a copy of our bus stop notices which you might include in any notice boards you have locally."


Have you considered a taxi link down to Highridge/Bishopsworth where the buses are more frequent and probably cheaper? For example the 75 and 76 go regularly into Bristol from Bishopsworth library.


"I did consider this but expected this to be more costly and difficult to provide as the firm we plan to use Arrow Cars are based at Bristol Airport. They will be on hand at the airport to take passengers back to Dundry on return from Bristol. Although the taxi will be free to passengers the cost will fall to Bristol Water who I am still waiting to agree this. The buses are frequent from the airport although costly, passengers from Dundry might be able to apply to the airport for concessionary bus travel discounts. This is operated by Bristol Airport and Dundry is in their scheme area."


What about the return journey?


"Return journeys by taxi from the airport. This method seem to work several years ago and there do not seem to have been local complaints."


Have you consulted regular passengers as to what would be most convenient for them?


"We have consulted with Abus who has informed me that there are only a small number of passengers, and we do not normally consult with users over road closures especially when options to provide a service are limited."

 

 

 

 


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372 last modified on 2016-10-14 13:51:34


Official name for the South Bristol Link




Further to news item 335 about suggested names for the new South Bristol Link Road, it has now been suggested to call it "Colliters Way" after the brook running nearby.


Notices will shortly be erected on site and displayed for 21 days giving people an opportunity to object to the Magistrates Court regarding the road name proposal, if no further comments are received the name will be officially allocated.


Dundry Parish Council received some comments that the name should be "Colliter‘s Brook", but apparently, apostrophes should be avoided. Please see policy link below.

 

 

 

372-street-naming-and-property-numbering-policy.pdf

 

 


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371 last modified on 2016-10-14 10:29:06


Belluton Narrows Slope Stabilisation Scheme, Pensford.



CLICK IMAGE FOR GALLERY

Dear Parish Councillors,


I am writing to give you an update on the Belluton Narrows Slope Stabilisation Scheme and road closure. The contract has been awarded to ‘Grahams Construction‘ and we have a new programme of works. The road Closure is to commence from the 17th Oct 2016 and extend beyond Christmas until mid March 2017. The Contractor will make the site safe and reopen the road during the Christmas Break to help minimise disruption to the Public. I have been in liaison with the Street works coordination team and have extended the Temporary Road Closure notice accordingly.


Shortly I will be updating those residents directly affected by the works. We have arranged for the advance notification signs warning the public of the closure to be erected as soon as possible.


Regards


Dale Mynett
Senior Structures Engineer - Highway Maintenance
Bath & North East Somerset Council

 

 

 

https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert?advertId=0668266d-f015-e611-8112-000c29c9ba21

 


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370 last modified on 2016-10-14 14:47:16


Recycling and waste service changes

 

As you may be aware there is a new recycling and waste contract starting 1 March 2017. As part of the new contract we are introducing a bin service for garden waste. Registration for the garden waste service is now open at www.n-somerset.gov.uk/gardenwaste. After 18 December garden waste registration will increase from £20 to £25 and we will not be able to guarantee delivery of the bins before 1 March when the new service starts. We are therefore trying to encourage as many people as possible to register before 18 December.


We are also currently running a consultation on proposed changes to HWRC opening times and the introduction of a charge for DIY waste. This can be found at www.n-somerset.gov.uk/rc2016.


Jennifer Fawcett-Thorne
Waste Minimisation Officer
North Somerset Council


For further enquiries, please contact:
Council Connect - 01275 888802 or
wasteman@n-somerset.gov.uk


DPC Comment: The proposed changes may have a knock-on effect on the fly-tipping problem in our area. Please read the consultation document and feel free to comment.

 

 

 

370-26959 HRWC waste consultation E.pdf

 

 


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369 last modified on 2016-10-14 14:23:47


Mon 10/10/16: Parish Council Meeting

 

Please find the published minutes below and further supporting documentation in the public file system.

 

 

 

369-DPC minutes 10th October 2016.pdf

 

 


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368 last modified on 2016-10-15 00:05:57


More info about road closures and replacement of water mains

 

Dundry Parish Council has received further info and clarification about access during the advertised road closures. Please see below relevant quotes from the e-mails we received from Andrea English at North Somerset Council:


The nature of the works is to replace the existing water main and to replace all water services for Bristol Water. The works will serve two purposes;

The majority of the works will be carried out within private fields adjacent to the highway. The closure will allow for approximately 87 metres of works in the carriageway at the western extremity and 80 metres at the eastern extremity including chlorination period and mains connection works. It is intended to afford local residents access by completing each end in turn allowing access at the opposite end where possible.


As with all closures pedestrians should always have access. If any issues arise please let me know.


Waste collections: I have been advised by NSC Waste Management and following this contacted the contractor working for Bristol Water that there will be a collection from these roads before 8am on the Wednesday. If this is not convenient, then they have advised that whoever is carrying out the work will have to bring the waste out to the point of closure.


I have spoken to the contractor today and they have advised that collections will not be affected on Crabtree Lane. These works are estimated to be from 4th - 12th October.


When the works progress to West Dundry Lane the collections will be affected. The contractor advised that they will arrange collection of the waste to the point of closure.

 

 

 

 


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367 last modified on 2016-09-30 09:53:44


Using the bus stop at the bottom of Dundry Lane




Hello. It may be that the Parish Council already know this - I certainly didn‘t BUT there is a new bus service serving Dundry from the A38. The timetable is on traveline and it is regular unlike 672 (see below).


I have been nagging the Bristol Flyer to stop at the bottom of Dundry Lane & pick up but the company refuses.


I just found out however that the A4 bus to Bath has a request stop at the bottom of Dundry Lane in both directions.


This means that you can now travel from the bottom of Dundry Lane direct to the King‘s Head A38 to pick up buses to Bristol or stay on until Highridge Green / Bishopsworth (picking up 75 bus to town) as well as going direct to Bath - amazingly handy for the Christmas Market. This is a massive improvement for Dundry.


I am not sure everyone knows in the Parish.


I will continue to nag the Bristol Flyer. They now do a local discount for Dundry but it only stops at the Fox & Goose not the bottom of Dundry Lane. Apparently for safety reasons.


Julie Norris


 


 

Webmaster‘s reply:


Thanks, Julie, this is certainly worth bearing in mind. However, the only problem is that many people from the top of the hill will find it difficult to reach the A38 safely unless somebody is kind enough to give them a lift.

 

 

https://bustimes.org.uk/services/swe_40-A4-_-y10

 


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366 last modified on 2016-09-23 17:40:41


St. Giles Fair pictures



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Aren‘t we lucky? Whenever Dundry plans an outdoor event, we can count on the weather to play along.


Last Saturday, Queen Bethany was presiding over a colourful procession of dressed-up children, riding on a decorated float from the Royal British Legion to the Village Hall where Revd. Charles Roberts welcomed them and awarded prizes for the best costumes.


As usual, the hall was packed with sales stalls and our team of kitchen fairies was busy making burgers, hotdogs and cream teas. If you wanted to take in a bit of glorious autumn sunshine, you could enjoy a delicious ice cream made by our local producers Chew Moo, have a go at skittles or simply take the kids to the popular playground which, by the way, will soon pass over into the parish council‘s full ownership.


 

The afternoon was rounded off by a big lottery draw for which lots of local people and businesses had generously donated prizes.


All in all, £709.21 were raised at this year‘s St. Giles Fair which will of course help the church, where a lot of work still remains to be done to complete the recent restorations.

 

 

 


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365 last modified on 2016-10-15 00:07:04


More info on upcoming road closures

 

Some residents were alarmed about yellow signs appearing about road closures in Dundry. While this Web site had published the official notification under news item 360, we have now received further information from Bristol Water. Please find their letter below. It also contains a contact number in case of any concerns.

 

 

 

365-Water Mains Diversion.PDF

 

 


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364 last modified on 2016-09-16 12:05:48


Dundry WI Produce Show




The Sheila Mitchell Award for WI Outstanding Effort being presented by Stephen Mitchell, in memory of his mother. The first recipient was June Ball, awarded posthumously for her many years as Show Secretary organising this event and accepted by her daughter Joanna and husband Michael in her memory.

 

 

 

 


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363 last modified on 2016-09-16 10:18:48


Metrobus works on the M32




Extension of M32 bus lane


Road works to extend the M32 bus lane into Bristol are planned to start before the end of September. The existing south bound bus lane is being extended from Junction 3 to the railway bridge that crosses the motorway.


Our contractors will also be removing and replacing the central reservation, upgrading drainage and ducting, and installing Average Speed Cameras. The road works and improvements will take seven months and will finish in Spring 2017.


 

To minimise disruption the M32 will still be open whilst the road works take place, but there will be evenings when motorists will be diverted at Junction 3 via the slip roads on and off the motorway. There will also be two narrow lanes in both directions at Junction 3 for the installation of the south bound bus lane.


After work for the south bound bus lane has finished there will still be two lanes for general traffic in each direction.


Plan your journeys


The Travelwest website contains up to date travel information about road works in the West of England region: https://travelwest.info/travelupdates


Highways England also provides live traffic information for the motorway network via their website at www.highways.gov.uk/traffic or from a phone or mobile device at m.highways.gov.uk


Improving public transport


Extending the M32 bus lane will speed up bus journeys for MetroBus passengers, it will also mean quicker journeys for passengers on other bus services that use the motorway. Improving the reliability of bus services will encourage more people to leave their cars at home, reducing congestion for everyone.


The bus lane is part of a number of bus priority improvements that will make some bus journeys between the University of the West of England, Bradley Stoke and the city centre up to 30 minutes quicker. These improvements are for MetroBus, a smarter way of travelling that will speed up bus journey times, relieve congestion and reduce levels of pollution. MetroBus services will start in Autumn 2017.


New MetroBus M32 bridge


The road works for the bus lane follow the successful installation of a new MetroBus bridge over the M32 in June. A series of closures on the M32 allowed our contractors GRAHAM Construction to safely lift the bridge into place over one weekend.


The bridge consists of two pairs of braced steel beams which are 36.26m long and each weigh 70 tonnes.


The works to install the bridge were completed to schedule. This was the first weekend closure since the M32 originally opened in 1966.


Watch the bridge being lifted into place on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTDCzrXbVk4


MetroBus, West of England Office

 

 

http://www.travelwest.info/metrobus> www.travelwest.info/metrobus

 


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362 last modified on 2016-09-16 09:56:41


Police News: Burglar caught in Yanleigh Close

 

N0378 13092016 AN005


During the afternoon of 12 September report was made to the police of an intruder at a property in Yanleigh Close. Police were called immediately and on attendance arrested a person located there.

 

 

 

 


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361 last modified on 2016-09-09 13:51:56


12-18/09/16 Recycling Week




Recycling week runs from 12th - 18th September! This is a great opportunity to get to know more about recycling. Find out who are the "Unusual Suspects" by getting more information about waste that you might not have known was recyclable, by clicking on the link below.


You can also fill out our "Recycling Survey" here here.

 

 

 

https://www.recyclenow.com/recycleweek

 


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360 last modified on 2017-01-13 11:39:44


Road closures in Crabtree Lane and West Dundry Lane

 

Following the installation of the new reservoir, Bristol Water is going to replace existing water mains and services, running from Broadoak Hill, along West Dundry Lane, Crabtree Lane and up to the village hall.


Various road closures will become necessary during this work, but although the enclosed Notice of Intent is valid for up to 18 months, the closures will only happen if and when necessary.

 

 

 

360-Notice_of_Intent_-_Crabtree_Lane,_West_Dundry_Lane,_Dundry.pdf

 

 


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359 last modified on 2016-09-16 09:35:23


Mon 12/09/16: Parish Council Meeting

 

Please find the published minutes below and further supporting documentation in the public file system.

 

 

 

359-DPC minutes 12th September 2016.pdf

 

 


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358 last modified on 2016-09-02 16:08:33


Changes to the 672 bus service

 

From 4th September 2016, the 672 service will be operated by ABus, apart from the 1810 journey from Bristol, which will continue to be operated by Bugler Coaches.


Journey times will remain the same, but due to ongoing roadworks, the route and stops in Bristol City Centre had to be altered. Please see the enclosed leaflet for further information.

 

 

 

http://www.dundry.org.uk/info/672_Bus.pdf

 


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357 last modified on 2016-09-02 16:15:27


History: Roman roads through Dundry




It is my medium-term ambition to update the part of this Web site that - at the moment - is just called "The Parish" and make it our history section. (If anyone wants to help with the project, you are very welcome to join, please get in touch.)


While digging around the Internet, I found some interesting links and documents that I would like to introduce in this blog from time to time.


 

The link below refers to a paper published in the 1960s. The author tries to establish where, in addition to roads still in existence, there might have been other transport links in Roman times.


Dundry is mentioned several times. It must have been a fairly central point, both because of its quarrying but also as a transport hub, which is surprising as it would seem the steep slopes of the hill might have been an obstacle to free flowing traffic. Instead, even the triangular road layout of the village appears to be part of the Roman road system!

 

 

http://www.ubss.org.uk/resources/proceedings/vol9/UBSS_Proc_9_3_159-176.pdf

 

Your Dundry Webmaster

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356 last modified on 2016-08-26 14:36:14


Sat 27/08/16, RBL: Annual BBQ




The Royal British Legion’s Annual BBQ with entertainment by Breaver.


For further Information, please call 0117 9781895.

 

 

 

 


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355 last modified on 2016-08-18 21:39:01


Sat 17/09/16, 12-2pm, Village Hall: St. Giles Fair




Games, cake stall, tombola, bran tub, book stall, raffle, hot dogs, burgers, tea and coffee and much more!


Children’s Fancy Dress Competition Meet 11am at Dundry Royal British Legion for judging and processing to the village hall on a decorated float with the St Giles Fair Queen and Princesses.


All proceeds to St Michael’s Church, Dundry.

 

 

 

355-St_Giles_poster.pdf

 

 


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354 last modified on 2016-08-17 22:23:23


No more Mobile Library stops in Dundry




We regret that we are writing to give one month's notice of our intention to withdraw the mobile library stop at Dundry, British Legion car park, fortnightly 10.55 - 11.55am due to lack of use.


We have tried to promote the service to the community, sending updated timetables to the Parish Council, the British Legion Hall and Dundry Primary School on a regular basis. Staff have also spent time in the village leafleting all of the houses but we regret that this has not been successful.


 

As there are currently no regular users of the mobile library service in Dundry, we feel that the staff time could be put to better use and it is not cost-effective for us to continue offering this stop. I am therefore writing to advise you that the mobile library will no longer stop in Dundry after a final visit on 28 September 2016.


We are sorry that there was not sufficient use of the mobile library by the residents of Dundry. We hope that the local community continues to use library services, some of which are available from home.


Nearest libraries


North Somerset Library Service is part of the LibrariesWest consortium, customers have access to libraries throughout seven different authorities with their library card. The nearest libraries for people living in Dundry are Long Ashton, Hartcliffe, Bishopsworth and Nailsea.


Frances Tout
Community Librarian
Development & Environment
North Somerset Council


Tel: 01275 884315
E-Mail: Frances.Tout@n-somerset.gov.uk
Post: Libraries Team, Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1UJ
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nslibraries
Twitter: @NSomLibraries

 

 

 


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353 last modified on 2016-08-12 11:39:59


Use of the Airport Flyer for Diamond Card holders

 

Bristol City Council informed us of its intention to remove the benefits of free travel to holders of Diamond travelcards on the Airport Flyer Express bus service. The change to the service commenced from 1 July 2016.


After further discussions between Bristol Airport and First Bus, we can confirm from Monday 15 August 2016 Diamond travelcard users in selected areas, will still be able to travel between Bristol city centre and Bristol Airport bus stops free of charge.


The scheme applies to anyone living permanently in the postcode areas BS40, BS41 8, BS48, BS49 BS29 or BS25. Residents in these areas who are Diamond travelcard holders can travel free of charge on the Airport Flyer Express on production of a valid Diamond travelcard and Bristol Airport’s concessionary travel scheme card. Normal restrictions apply and travel is free Monday to Friday from 9am-4am and anytime Saturday, Sunday or public holidays.


Concessionary travel scheme card application forms are available on Bristol Airport’s website or from the Airport Flyer Express kiosk on the terminal forecourt.

 

 

 

 


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352 last modified on 2016-08-10 23:26:40


Have your say on your policing priorities




Have your say and help shape the Police and Crime Plan for Avon and Somerset.


Vulnerability and strengthening and improving local policing teams are just some of the areas that I believe should be a strategic policing priority and I want to hear your views.


To ensure the Police and Crime Plan continues to reflect your needs, it is really important that I hear from you.


Have your say online through the link below or call my office on 012752 816377 for a hardcopy of the survey.


The consultation closes on Tuesday, August 30, 2016. What happens next? The findings of the online consultation will be used to inform the strategic policing priorities, aims and objectives in the next Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Plan. This will then be presented to the Police and Crime Panel for review, before being published in October.

 

 

 

http://www.avonandsomerset-pcc.gov.uk/Take-Part/Your-policing-priorities-consultation.aspx

 


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15/10/16, 9.30am, St.Andrews Chew Stoke: Come and Sing (CVCS)




The Chew Valley Choral Society invites you to a Come and Sing event on 15 October at 9.30am at St.Andrews Church, Chew Stoke. In the morning, you will rehearse Mozart's Requiem and perform it at an informal public concert at 2pm.


For details, please see the poster below.

 

 

 

351-CVCS_Poster_Come_and_Sing_2016.pdf

 

 


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Notice of Conclusion of Audit for the year ended 31/03/16

 

The Dundry Parish Council accounts for the year ended 31/03/2016 have been audited and published in the public file system for your information. If preferred, a paper copy can be obtained from our parish clerk.

 

 

 

http://www.dundry.org.uk/files/parish_council/2015%20-%202016/Annual%20Finance/Notice%20of%20conclusion%20of%20Audit.pdf

 


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Dundry Village Hall: Bookings Clerk and Cleaner Vacancies




Due to the current post holder moving on, Dundry Village Hall is looking for a new Bookings Clerk and a Cleaner. Please find a description of the duties involved below.


The two roles are paid positions and could be performed by one individual or they may be filled separately.


Interested parties please email the Chairman, Dave Nevitt on davenevitt@yahoo.com or phone 07979 088 603 for an informal chat. Closing date for applications is Friday 12th August 2016.

 

 

 

349-VH_BOOKINGS_AND_CLEANER_VACANCY.pdf

 

 


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Mon 01/08/16, Downs Road: Traffic disruption during works at Dundry Reservoir




The installation of a new communications mast that was due to take place on 29 June has now been re-scheduled for 1 August. Please find a letter from Bristol Water below.

 

 

 

348-Dundry Reservoir News June 2016.PDF

 

 


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Taylor Wimpey development plans - What are your views?




Last week, Taylor Wimpey Homes held an exhibition at the Village Hall about their plans for a large number of houses to be built on Green Belt land near Dundry.


If you have been to this exhibition, Dundry Parish Council would be keen to hear your views and to learn what you want us to do to make your voice heard. No matter whether you are in favour or against the development, please feel free to contact our clerk Judith on parishclerk@dundry.org.uk or the Dundry Webmaster on webmaster@dundry.org.uk.

 

 

 

 

Your Dundry Parish Council

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Join the Parish Recycling Scheme




Dundry Parish Council wants to reduce the waste we send to landfill sites. We have joined a recycling award scheme that will help us achieve this and may also provide us with £400 - the money is offered by North Somerset Council as an incentive.


As part of the scheme we are asking people living in Dundry to pledge to reduce / continue reducing their residual waste by recycling more. Please take 2 minutes to complete the very short survey below so we can demonstrate to North Somerset Council that Dundry is committed to improving our recycling initiatives and reducing our landfill waste.


If you have any questions, please direct them to Cllr. Armitt at thomas_armitt@hotmail.com or by calling 07575478784. Thanks!

 

 

 

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/9YXBGN7

 

Your Dundry Parish Council

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Balloon Fiesta Tower Opening Times




During this year's Balloon Fiesta, Dundry Church Tower will have special opening times, giving you the opportunity to watch the popular mass ascents:


Friday, 12 August, 5.30pm - 7pm
Saturday, 13 August, 6.30am - 7.30am
Saturday, 13 August, 5.30pm - 7 pm


 

Booking essential, £5 per person, six people per 1⁄2 hour. For tickets and information: Call Jane on 07826 821 569


Bacon sandwiches (AM), hotdogs (PMs) and drinks for sale in aid of the church.

 

 

345-Balloon Fiesta tower opening.pdf

 

 


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Thu 14/07/16, 10.30am: Coffee Morning in aid St. Giles Fair




A coffee morning, raffle and "bring and buy" sale at Reservoir View, Dundry Lane, in aid of the St Giles Fair raffle. All welcome.


The St Giles Fair is on 17 September.


For further information, call Jean on 01275 472078, or Jane on 0117 964 1338

 

 

 

 


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Mon 11/07/16: Parish Council Meeting

 

Please find the published minutes below and further supporting documentation in the public file system.

 

 

 

343-DPC minutes 11th July 2016.pdf

 

 


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Help shape the Police and Crime Plan for Avon and Somerset!




BCU012 01072016


Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens wants you to have your say and help shape the Police and Crime Plan for Avon and Somerset.


Vulnerability, strengthening and improving local policing teams are just some of the areas that the Commissioner believes should be a strategic policing priority and she wants to hear your views.


 

To ensure the Police and Crime Plan continues to reflect your needs we want to hear from you. Have your say online http://www.avonandsomerset-pcc.gov.uk/Take-Part/Your-policing-priorities-consultation.aspx or call us on 01275-816377 for a hardcopy of the survey.


The consultation closes on Tuesday, August 30, 2016. Following which the information will be used to form the aims and objectives of the forthcoming plan.


You were sent this message because you are in the following group(s): Dundry

 

 

http://www.avonandsomerset-pcc.gov.uk/Take-Part/Your-policing-priorities-consultation.aspx

 


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Be vigilant and protect your property!

 

There have been reports that residents in Ham Lane were woken by strangers wandering though their gardens last night. In another incident, a motorbike was stolen from Crabtree Lane this week.


Dundry is normally a low-crime area, but please be vigilant and protect your property against burglars and thieves.

 

 

 

 


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Summer Activities at North Somerset's Children's Centres




North Somerset's Children's Centres in Yatton, Congresbury and Clevedon are holding a number of exiting activities over the summer, including Fun with Animals, a Fancy Dress Party and the story of the Very Hungry Caterpillar. Please find all the details below as well as a link to further family support.


 

 

 

340-6_Weeks_of_Summer_Poster.pdf

 

http://nsod.n-somerset.gov.uk/kb5/northsomerset/directory/family.page?familychannel=2000

 


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Thur 24/11/16, 10.30-12noon, Winford School: First Aid Training for Parents and Children under 5




North Somerset's Children's Centres are holding a number of First Aid sessions for parents and children under 5. They cost £5 in advance.


The nearest one to us is in Winford School in November, but please find a full list of dates and contact details below.

 

 

 

339-2015_12_01_First_Aid_Poster.pdf

 

 


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Thu 07/07/16, 3.30-8pm, Village Hall: Exhibition on new large housing development in The Vale (formerly known as Ashton Park)




As you may have read in the Parish Council minutes in April this year, a developer - Taylor Wimpey Homes - has approached us about their plans for a new development on Green Belt land between the Barrow Reservoirs, Long Ashton and the A38.


Although these plans are in their early stages and not likely to get approval right now, the situation might change in view of the West of England Joint Spatial Plan currently being developed.


Taylor Wimpey Homes have organised a number of exhibitions in the area, one of which is to be held in Dundry. If you care about our environment and how it might change in the near future, we would like to encourage you to attend and get first-hand information. Please also see their invitation leaflet below.

 

 

 

338-The Vale newsletter invitation first edition.pdf

 

 


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Wed 29/06/16: Traffic disruption in Downs Road




On Wednesday next week, Bristol Water is going to install its new communication mast near Downs Road. The road will not officially be closed, but there may be some construction traffic causing disruption throughout the day. Please find their full info below.

 

 

 

337-Dundry Reservoir News June 2016.PDF

 

 


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Sat 13/08/16, 3.30pm, Village Hall: W.I. and Village Produce Show - New Contact Details




Calling one and all - Summer Showtime is nearly here - still time to prepare your entries for next month's Produce Show on Saturday, 13th August - be it culinary, crafty, photography, veggie or flowery and be you young or old.


The village hall will be open from 9am to 11am (staged by 11.15am) for entries and from 3.30pm in the afternoon for viewing and prize giving at 4.30pm. Schedules can be downloaded below or are available in print from June Ball, in the hall or from myself, Les Hurford. Hope you will feel inspired to take part, but even if you don't enter, come and see and have a cream tea.


Admission 50p (over 14 years) Children 20p (3 years or over)


New Contact Details: For all enquiries, please call Ann Gleave on 01275 472403

 

 

 

336-Produce_Show_16.pdf

 

 

Lesley Hurford

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What will you call the new South Bristol Link road?




As the South Bristol Link Road (SBL) is nearing completion, Dundry Parish Council has been asked whether we have any suggestions for a future name of this road and we would like to pass the question on to our community:


Whether we love it or hate it - we will all be using it. So, what will you call the new road?


Contact parishclerk@dundry.org.uk or webmaster@dundry.org.uk or use our brand-new Dundry Community Facebook page to discuss your ideas.


We will then report back to North Somerset Councilon your behalf.

 

 

 

http://travelwest.info/metrobus/archive-papers/south-bristol-link

 

Your Dundry Parish Council

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New waste collection contract coming into effect in March 2017




North Somerset's seven-year contract with Kier comes to an end in March 2017 and they are looking at alternatives to improve the service and get the best value for money.


Refuse collections will stay fortnightly and recycling collections will remain weekly. They are hoping to increase the types of recycling that can go in green boxes, like small electrical appliances, and be taken to recycling centres, like mattresses and hard plastics.


 

It is proposed to introduce wheeled bin for green garden waste collections, replacing the green bag collections which were introduced 10 years ago. Residents will need to subscribe and pay a registration fee. The amount depends on the size of the bin but will not be more than £20 per bin, including delivery.


Residents will be able to have up to two green bins and there will be three sizes to choose from:

Current data suggests that most people put out three or less green bags, the equivalent of a single 240 litre green bin.

 

 

http://www.n-somerset.gov.uk/my-services/waste/changes-to-recycling-and-waste-contract/renewing-the-recycling-and-waste-contract/

 


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Fly-Tipping: Report it!




Dundry has recently been plagued by a particularly bad spade of fly-tipping incidents.


We need your help in reporting them so that they can be cleared up quickly and offenders hopefully be identified.


Please report "ordinary" piles of rubbish to North Somerset Council on http://www.n-somerset.gov.uk/do-it-online/connect/. Dedicated teams of street cleaners are constantly on the move to clear them up.


However, if the rubbish completely blocks the road (see picture) or causes danger to the public, please call the Police on 101, quoting crime reference number 5216114054. They are hoping to build a case.


Many thanks. Let's keep Dundry tidy!

 

 

 

 

Your Dundry Parish Council

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Site Update: Public File System re-sorted

 

Under the Transparency Code, smaller authorities with a turnover of less than £25,000 p.a. (such as Dundry Parish Council) must publish certain information on their websites, including: In order to meet and exceed these requirements, Dundry Parish Council started last year to make a number of documents available in its Public File System.


We have now re-sorted these files and folders to make navigation easier. Historic Parish Council minutes, going back to the 1960s, will be added soon as well. Please feel free to explore.


Apologies if some of the links in older editions of the e-mail newsletter may no longer work. The News Blog is of course up-to-date.

 

 

 

 

Your Dundry Parish Council

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Dundry Community Facebook page goes live




Our village has a new Facebook page, for people who love or live in Dundry.


Connect with your neighbours and fellow Dundrians, share what's going on in Dundry and what makes our village special. Your posts and comments are very welcome.


If you represent a community group in Dundry, ask us to like your Facebook page, or tell us about any events that you have planned.

 

 

 

https://www.facebook.com/DundryNS/

 

Hanneke ter Veen (maintainer)

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North Somerset Council rejects West of England devolution deal

 

North Somerset Council’s members last Tuesday voted not to accept the devolution deal being offered by Government, which includes the requirement for a combined authority and directly elected mayor for the West of England. The decision follows that made by councillors in Bath and North East Somerset Council last month where they asked their leader to renegotiate the deal to remove the requirement for a directly elected mayor.


Please read the full news statement from North Somerset Council below.


This very important because such a so-called Metro Mayor would be much further removed from local issues than our district council, which in turn would lose a range of powers. I am also attaching the original deal proposal, in case you want to read it.

 

 

 

330-160315_West_of_England_Devolution_Agreement_Draft_-_FINAL.pdf

 

http://www.n-somerset.gov.uk/news/north-somerset-council-rejects-west-of-england-devolution-deal/

 


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Mon 13/06/16: Parish Council Meeting

 

Please find the published minutes below and further supporting documentation in the public file system.

 

 

 

329-DPC minutes 13th June 2016.pdf

 

 


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Spring is here and Dundry Church Tower is open this Sunday
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Litter Picking Equipment Available




Further to an earlier message about new litter bins being installed in the village, Dundry Parish Council would like to make you aware that we have some grab type litter pickers strategically placed round the parish. For further info, please see advice below.

 

 

 

http://www.dundry.org.uk/parish_council/Litter%20picking%20equipment.pdf

 


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Dundry Parish Council External Audit (legal notice)

 

Notice of date of commencement of period for the exercise of public rights (Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2016) can be found at:

 

 

 

http://www.dundry.org.uk/files/parish_council/2015%20-%202016/Annual%20Finance/Annual%20return%202015%20-%202016%20for%20publication.pdf

 


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Sun 10/07/16, 11am, Tobacco Factory: The Dundry Drubber




This event is a Bristol cycle festival institution, but we’re not sure why. It involves riding up the biggest hill near Bristol 4 times, from 4 different directions, in one soul-corroding 25-mile ride. It’s grim. It’s pointless. The weather’s usually miserable. It’ll make you regret the day you learned to ride a bicycle. But there’s a certain satisfaction in conquering gravity, however inelegantly you do it. And there’s a pub and a prize draw at the end.


£4 in advance, £5 on the day. Advance entry can be purchased via Paypal to george_salt@hotmail.com


Helmets and two working brakes (or a brake and a fixed wheel) required. Sorry but it’s a condition of our insurance.

 

 

 

http://bristolcyclefestival.com/event/dundrydrubber16/

 

The Organisers of the Bristol Cycle Festival

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Road Repairs
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Power Cuts and Digging Works
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Sat 23/07/16: "Tough As Nails" - Our police officers support charity run




Officers from the Nailsea neighbourhood team are working with the community to run a second ‘Tough as Nails’ charity obstacle course, following the success of last year’s event.


Last summer more than 100 people ran the course at Nailsea and Backwell Rugby Club, raising £1,000. A donation of £900 was given to the new Nailsea skate park, which is now under construction, with the remainder put towards organising this year’s event.

 

 

 

https://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/newsroom/the-tough-get-going-again-nailsea/

 


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Bristol Airport Community Notification
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Sun 29/05/126, 4pm, Carpenter's Tavern: Cider Fest
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Official Notice of the EU Referendum
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West of England Joint Spatial Plan - Consultation Summary




It may sound terribly boring, but this will affect us all and we must take an interest: The West of England area needs to find space for 85,000 new homes by 2036 and while so-called brownfield sites will be used as much as possible, there is a strong possibility that the Green Belt will be reviewed at some point in the future, possibly leading to thousands of new homes being built right on our door step and even within the parish. One developer is already working on detailed plans affecting the area between Bristol, Dundry and Long Ashton.


Earlier this year, a consultation on various spatial scenarios was carried out (see message 252 in this news blog), to which Dundry Parish Council submitted its own comments. The Consultation Manager has now published a summary of all submissions, which can be accessed through the link below.

 

 

 

https://www.jointplanningwofe.org.uk/consult.ti/JSPIO2015/consultationHome

 


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Broadband Universal Service Obligation - Consultation Outcome




Please find below the outcome and government response to the consultation on a proposed Broadband Universal Service Obligation.


It was also interesting to note that this has already been included in this week's Queen's speech. Please find a link to the full speech plus background notes below. The relevant section is on pages 14-16.

 

 

 

317-Broadband-USO-Gov-Response.pdf

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/524040/Queen_s_Speech_2016_background_notes_.pdf

 


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Fri 10/06/16, 8pm: M32 Weekend Closure for Building Works
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Sun 15/05/16, 2pm, Church Tower: Teddy Bear Parachute Jump
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Dundry Church featured in Radio Bristol's "Clueless"
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Broadband: More about the proposed Universal Service Obligation
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Mon 09/05/16: Parish Council Meeting
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Fri 27/05/16, 7.30pm, Bishop Sutton: Chew Valley Performing Arts Space Fundraising Event
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Site Update: All links live again
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This is what happened at the Annual Parish Meeting





Many thanks to everyone who came to the Annual Parish Meeting. We had a packed audience and an agenda with lots of useful presentations and discussions.


Please find the full minutes below for download. They are also available in the public file system. Here is a summary of the outcomes and actions:


 


Broadband


As almost expected, we have not made any progress with BT Openreach since last year's in-depth public discussion and are still suffering from low broadband speeds. However, at the APM, we had Evan Wienburg from Truespeed Communications to give us an update on their project to supply the whole of the Chew Valley with superfast "Fibre to the Home" broadband. His information sounded very promising: Fibre cables have been brought right next to the roundabout at the bottom of Limeburn Hill and costs will soon be calculated to extend the cables up the hill to us. Evan explained that this needs to be economically viable and that we need to raise as much interest as possible to share the expense. There are various ways to reduce or subsidise these costs, especially when it comes to connecting isolated properties. He assured us that their systems are well-maintained and future-proof and will make a great difference to our online experience.


Fly-Tipping


Chris Joannou (NSC Community Response Officer) and PS Mark Raby attended our meeting to answer questions about fly-tipping and speeding.


There is no easy solution to deter fly-tippers. Prosecutions can only be brought on the basis of clear evidence, but it is difficult for the authorities to get permission for covert surveillance. Closing laybys might just make the offenders dump their load even more dangerously in the middle of the road.


Although fly-tipping is a criminal offence, please do not contact the police unless the rubbish poses a dangerous obstruction. Instead, please submit your information to NS online at http://apps.n-somerset.gov.uk/webselfservice/forms/Services/FlyTippingService/FlyTippingForm.aspx. They will do their best to get it cleared quickly. This is still the most efficient way to keep on top of the problem. Costs for the council are not as high as one might expect since the crews are on regular routes through the district anyway. In addition, there are some early plans for "legal fly-tipping" events where people could get rid of their rubbish without dumping it in the countryside. North Somerset is in discussions with neighbouring authorities about this.


There was also some discussion at the APM about extending the Village Orderly duties to do more litter picking (possibly requiring an increase in the Parish Council precept) and the organisation of regular litter picking events for the community to participate.


Speeding and other traffic problems


We have several areas in the parish where cars are going too fast, posing a danger to pedestrians and other road users. Last year, the Parish Council collected some data about speeding, using mobile vehicle-activated signs placed on Wells Road and Dundry Lane. Results showed that drivers are regularly breaking the 40 mph limit in these areas. Members of the audience were very concerned about the problem. PS Raby said one approach might be to set up a Community Speedwatch Group. Another might be to reduce the speed limits but this would require a Traffic Regulation Order costing £ 3,500 (although this could cover the whole parish). Chris Joannou (NSC) would check whether the speed limits in the parish were due to be reviewed.


Meanwhile PS Raby would obtain some road traffic accident figures. If you have any information or comments either about dangerous speeding in your part of the parish or traffic incidents which might or might not have come to the attention of the police please contact the Clerk on 0117 9642804 or email parishclerk@dundry.org.uk.


Parish Recycling Scheme


Cllr Armitt has been looking into a new incentive to reduce the landfill rubbish we produce. With 66 kg per household per quarter, Dundry is one of the least efficient areas in North Somerset. We should be able to do better!


The scheme offers three levels of financial reward to the parish if we get more members of the community committed to reducing their residual waste. Various other measures such as meeting the recycling crews, engaging with our school and setting up specific recycling events are on offer as well. Results cannot be achieved quickly. It will be a long and steady process, but we should make a start. The Parish Council will keep you updated. Please contact Thomas_Armitt@hotmail.com if you would like more info.


Footpath Survey


Following a request from NSC, Cllr A Scott had undertaken an initial survey of footpath signs and entry points in the parish and found many of them in need of attention. However, since there is no funding available from NSC, we have to identify which footpaths are in most urgent need, who is legally responsible for their maintenance and where funds could possibly be obtained from. Cllr A Scott will make further enquiries, but in the meantime, please contact her on adeandrade@hotmail.co.uk, if you are interested in taking part in the project.

 

 

309-DPC minutes of APM 2016.pdf

 

 


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Community Connect: Stay Well, Stay Safe, Stay Connected
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Tue 26/04/16, 7pm, Weston-super-Mare: Meet the PCC Candidates
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21/04/16: Happy Birthday Ma'am!
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Further police information about rogue traders
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Broadband: Government consultation on Universal Service Obligation
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Mon 11/04/16: Parish Council Meeting
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Thu 05/05/16: Police and Crime Commissioner Election
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Thu 14/04/16. 7.30pm, Village Hall: Village Hall AGM
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Sat 09/04/16, 7.30pm, Carpenters Tavern: Quiz Night
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CANCELLED: Sun 03/04/16, 2-4pm: Church Tower open
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Happy Easter!
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Village Hall Cheese & Wine 27th February
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Sun, 17/07/16: Great Weston Ride




I hope that you don't mind me contacting you, but I just wanted to drop you a quick line regarding the Great Weston Ride, the challenge bike ride from Bristol to Weston-super-Mare via the Mendips & Somerset Levels, and to provide advance notice of arrangements for this year's event.


Over 1,100 people entered in 2015, once again with significant numbers of visitors coming from outside the local area, and on the fundraising front over £200,000 has now been raised by participants for charities and good causes since the event began.


The route goes through Long Ashton, Barrow Gurney, Winford, Chew Stoke, Compton Martin, Ubley, Blagdon, Cheddar, Priddy, Rodney Stoke, Wedmore, Mark, Highbridge, Burnham, Uphill and Weston so, as you can see, the event passes either through or near your local community, and this year's Ride is scheduled to take place on Sunday 17th July 2016.


 

Obviously we'd like to minimise any inconvenience that the Ride may cause by notifying as many people as possible in advance, and hopefully some people might also want to support - or even take part in - what is now an established major West Country challenge event. And with the majority of participants coming from the Bristol and Somerset area it's likely anyway that there will be people from your area already taking part.


So we'd like to ask if you could please spread the word as widely as possible within your community so that as many people as possible are aware that the event will be happening on Sunday 17th July 2016, and we'd be extremely grateful for any help that you can provide in this regard.


I've attached the Ride flyer, should you be able to circulate and/or display this, and if you could suggest/provide details of any other local channels that you think would enable us to communicate this message as widely as possible that would also be very much appreciated. We really would like as many people as possible in your community to know about this so that it doesn't come as a surprise on the day and so that they can plan their own activities accordingly.


Thank you in advance for your cooperation, and hopefully all the local communities along the route will once again support and encourage the riders and help to make it another enjoyable and safe day for all concerned.


If you have any queries, or if you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact me by email or by phone (07956 858851).


Kind regards.


Darren (Organiser)


The Great Weston Ride Team

 

 

296-2016 GWR Flyer.pdf

 

http://www.greatwestonride.com/home

 


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Police Alert: Number Plate Thefts
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Police Alert: Rogue Antiques Trader
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North Somerset Streetscene Magazine Jan-Feb 16
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Mon, 14/03/16: Parish Council Meeting
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Police Alert: Burglary in Dundry
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Progress on the Church Roof
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Thu 17/03/16, 3pm, Backwell W.I. Hall: Backwell Ladies Choir
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Fri 04/03/16, 11am, Dundry Baptist Chapel: Women's World Day of Prayer
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Slate Signing for the Church Roof
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Mon 25/04/16, 7.30p, Village Hall: Annual Parish Meeting
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Sat 05/03/16, 11am, Village Hall: W.I. Jumble Sale
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Virgin Media for faster Internet in Dundry?
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A message from Mark Hamblin and Emma Canton
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Update from Bristol Water plc
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Mon, 08/02/16: Parish Council Meeting
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Church Update
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Sat 06/02/16, 10-1, Sun 07/02/16, 2-4: Sign a roof slate for Dundry Church
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Sat, 27/02/16, 8pm, Village Hall: Cheese and Wine Evening
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New batch of notelets for sale in aid of the Dundry Church Appeal
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Wed, 27/01/16, 10.30am, Felton Village Hall: A Talk about scams and how to avoid them
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Do you need any assistance, care or support?
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Dundry News Blog got 10,000 clicks since May 2014
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New litter bins installed
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Children's Christmas Gift Appeal a huge success - thank you to all who contributed
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Mon, 11/01/16: Parish Council Meeting
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Good news about Dundry School test results
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Long Ashton post office blown up!
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Happy New Year everyone!
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Betwixmas
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Betwixmas-Time
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Church grateful for DADS donation, works have started
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And finally...
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North Somerset "Streetscene" Newsletter
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Two enthusiastic, committed people wanted to join Dundry Parish Council
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Village car park mistaken for Runway 27!
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Dundry Village Hall Needs Your Help
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Wed, 16/12/15: Parish Council Meeting
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Alternative Broadband Suggestions
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South Bristol Children Appeal needs more help. - It is not too late!
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Forthcoming consultation events about the WofE Joint Spacial Plan (2)
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Forthcoming consultation events about the WofE Joint Spacial Plan (1)
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Bristol Water works on Dundry Lane postponed
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Doorstep crime alert - Longwell Green and Bishopsworth
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IMPORTANT: West of England plans for Housing and Transport until 2036
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Broadoak Hill in the News again (this time for the right reasons)
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Sat, 28/11/15, 7.30pm, Chew Magna: Concert of the Chew Valley Choral Society
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Planting Scheme/Biodiversity at the new Bristol Water Reservoir
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Broadoak Hill works nearing completion
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A Message from our Marathon Runner Niall
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New Toddler Group at the Carpenters Tavern
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Road Closures in Dundry
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Mon, 09/11/15: Parish Council Meeting
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Thank you for our lovely finger posts!
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New Dundry reservoir keeps up the Bristol Water pressure
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Christmas Present Appeal for South Bristol Children
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New water reservoir nearing completion
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Changes to the Ringmaster Messaging System
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Sat, 21/11/15, 2-4pm, Village Hall: W.I. Winter Fair
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Mon, 12/10/15: Parish Council Meeting
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Thu, 17/12/15, 6pm, VH Car Park: Carol Singing
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Mon, 26/10/15, 4-6.30pm, VH Car Park: Electric Waste Amnesty
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Great news for our church roof from the Heritage Lottery Fund
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Abseil from the top of Dundry Church Tower
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CANCELLED: Sat, 17/10/15: Cheese and Wine Evening
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Broadoak Hill: It is happening, finally!
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Sat 19/09/15, 12-2, Village Hall: St. Giles Fair
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Home Energy Advice
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Mon, 14/09/15: Parish Council Meeting
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Raising two roofs with "Allo, Allo"
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Support Niall this Sunday: Running to Raise the Roof
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Kevin's 3 Peaks Challenge for "Raising the Roof of Dundry Church"
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Ringmaster Alert: More Burglaries in Dundry
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The UK's most disappointing visitor attraction: Banksy's Dismaland in WsM
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Ringmaster Alert: Thefts in Dundry
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Some more information about the new bus service 97
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Make Sunday Special event
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New bus service starting on 24 August
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Kevin Smith on a Three Peaks Challenge for Dundry Church!
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A message to the Dundry W.I.
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Forward Activities: New date for the re-scheduled bike event
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V-J-Day 70: Calling all war veterans in Dundry!
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Ringmaster Alert: Burglary in Upton Lane
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Summer events at the Dundry RBL
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Weekly food specials at The Carpenters Tavern!
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Parish Council Annual Accounts audited and published
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Forward Activities: Summer Events
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SOLD OUT! Sat, 05/09/15, Village Hall: DADS production of "Allo, Allo"
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Ringmaster Message: Latest edition of Senior Siren available
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Mon, 13/07/15: Parish Council Meeting
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Site Update: New Parish Council Public File System
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Garden Party in aid of Dundry Church
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BROADBAND INITIATIVE: Register your interest with a new, superfast provider operating in the Chew Valley
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BROADBAND INITIATIVE: Your chance to tell BT what you think of their broadband service
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Dundry AFC Pre-Season Training
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What to do with the playing field pitch rail over the summer? (updated)
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BROADBAND INITIATIVE: Millions let down by broadband speed ads, says Which?
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Ringmaster Messsage: National Rural Crime Network Survey
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BROADBAND INITIATIVE: Internet too slow? - Quit your provider!
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South Bristol Link - Newsletters and Updates

 

Dundry Parish Council receives regular updates on the South Bristol Link construction. Rather than publishing all these documents here, we would like to point readers to this direct link:

 

 

 

http://travelwest.info/project/south-bristol-link

 


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Sat 13/06/15, 11am-2pm: Bristol Cycle Festival coming to Dundry
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Broadoak Hill Roadworks a hot topic on BBC Radio Bristol Breakfast Show
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Summer Ball raises
an amazing £975 !

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Church Tower open this Sunday 2-4
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Mon 08/06/15: Parish Council Meeting
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Ringmaster Message: Seasonal Warnings
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Sat, 06/06/15, 7pm, Village Hall: Summer Ball
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Carpenters Tavern: Beer and Cider Festival this weekend
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Church Page Updated: New Worship Arrangements
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Sat, 08/08/15, 3.30pm, Village Hall: W.I. and Village Produce Show
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Sun, 27/09/15, from 9am: Abseil from the Church Tower
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Mon, 18/05/15, Parish Council Meeting
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27/04/15: APM Minutes
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Holger and Zora at the Royal Garden Party (part 2)
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Holger and Zora at the Royal Garden Party (part 1)
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Election Results 2015
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Sun, 10/05/15, RBL: VE Day Cream Teas and Quiz Night
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9th/16th/23rd May: Entertaining Bedminster History Walks
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BROADBAND INITIATIVE: Where are we going from here?
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Parish Council: Chairman's Annual Report and Financial Accounts
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Proposed Arts Project on Dundry Hill
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Join the Lunch Club!
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Thu, 28/05/15, 7.30pm, Village Hall: Free Heartstart Training
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Ringmaster Message: Beware of Cold Callers
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BROADBAND INITIATIVE: Discussion at the APM on Monday
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Dundry Village Hall Trust Annual Report
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Wed, 29/04/15, 2.30pm, St. Mary Redcliffe: Anton Bantock's Funeral
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Dog Fouling in the Village
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2015 Elections: Official Statement of Persons Nominated
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2015 Church Tower Opening Times
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Sat, 25/04/15, 2pm, Village Hall: Plans for Re-opening the Church
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Mon, 13/04/15: Parish Council Meeting
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Obituary: Anton Bantock MBE (University of Withywood founder)
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Dundry AFC back in top division of Somerset League
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Broadoak Hill Petition
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National Plant Monitoring Scheme launched
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BROADBAND INITIATIVE: The Richard Dimbleby Lecture
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BROADBAND INITIATIVE: Our Options
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Broadoak Hill: Dundry Parish Council pushes for solution
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St Michael's Church - Unlocking the door?
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District of North Somerset: Official Notice of Elections
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Thu, 16/04/15, 7.30pm: Village Hall Trust AGM
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The Carpenters Tavern Mid Week Special
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Site News: Church, Bin Collection, Library
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Mon, 27/04/15, 7.30pm, Village Hall: Annual Parish Meeting
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Looking for a venue? - Dundry Village Hall
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BROADBAND INITIATIVE: The Technical Problem Explained
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Celebrate Easter at the Dundry Royal British Legion
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Beware of the dangers of Chinese Sky Lanterns
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Sat 21/03/15: Take part in the Great National Spring Clean
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Parish Council Elections 2015
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Site News: Parish Magazine archive now online
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BROADBAND INITIATIVE: Your Opinions
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News from Bristol Airport
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Mon, 09/03/13: Parish Council Meeting
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BROADBAND INITIATIVE: Internet User Survey
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15th March: Mother's Day
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Site News: OpenStreetMap added (looking for editor to update)
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Site News: Mobile Library schedule updated
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Sat, 07/03/15, 11am, Village Hall: W.I. Jumble Sale
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Sat, 21/03/15, 8pm, RBL: Charity Quiz Night
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How to report litter, potholes, dirty streets, local flooding etc. to North Somerset Council
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Mon, 09/02/15: Parish Council Meeting
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Mon 09/02/15, 5-7pm, virtual event: First Group - Meet The Manager
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February 14th is approaching fast
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Stray Cat Strut in Crabtree Close
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The Latest Edition of "Senior Siren"
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Works on the South Bristol Link to start this spring
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Tue, 03/02/15, 4-8pm, Airport Admin Building: Drop-In Session about A38 improvements
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Weekly food specials at The Carpenters Tavern!
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Carpenters Tavern Mid Week Special: 2 Course Roast Dinner
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Sat 24/01/15: Bristol Opening Ceremony as the Green Capital of Europe 2015
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Pothole Update
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New Litter Bins?
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Mon, 12/01/15: Parish Council Meeting
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Broadoak Hill in the News
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Litter Pickers
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Happy New Year!
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Popular theme nights continue at "The Carps"
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Merry Christmas!
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Sun 11/01/15: Changes to local bus services come into effect
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Carol Singing raised £213.15
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Fri, 02/01/15, 10am, Felton Village Hall: Story Telling Sessions for Children
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Ringmaster Email - SOMERSET WEST - BCU08 11122014
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School selling calendars of Gromit
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Site Update: Offline on 9 Dec.
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Attempted Break-In at Downs Farm
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New Year's Eve party at the RBL with Roy Bowery
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Planning Application For New Water Reservoir Approved
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Ringmaster Message: Beware of fraudsters
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Sat 29/11 + 13/12/14, 4-7pm, RBL: Junior Skittles
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Sat. 29/11/14, 7.30pm, St. Andrew's Church Chew Magna: CVCS Christmas Concert
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Sat. 22/11/14, 2pm, Village Hall: Grand WI Winter Fair
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Sun, 23/11/14: Spring Bulb Planting
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Sat, 15/11/14, 8pm, RBL: Quiz Night
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Police Advice for the Festive Season
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Sun 09/11/14: Dundry Remembered
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Mon, 10/11/14: Parish Council Meeting (agenda and minutes)
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Church tower floodlights to be financed by sponsors?
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Sat 01/11/14, 9.30am: Volunteers needed for maintenance work in the Village Hall
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Cheese & Wine Evening a fantastic success!
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Thu, 23/10/14, 3.30pm, Village Hall: Halloween Disco
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Tue 28/10/14, 10am, Village Hall: Kite Flying Workshop
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Tue, 16/12/14, 6.00pm: Dundry Village Carol Singing (CHANGE OF TIME)
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Chew Valley Choral Society - Calling all singers!
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Senior Siren Magazine - Edition 21
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Beware of a recent cold caller scam
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Sat 01/11/14, 7pm, Sports & Social Club: Fireworks Display
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Wed 01/10/14: Parish Council Meeting
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Sat 11/10/14, 8pm, Village Hall: Cheese and Wine Evening
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St Michael the Archangel Church, Dundry: Annual Church Fair
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Tue, 14/10/14, 8pm: Dundry Playground AGM, all welcome
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Sat 20/09/14, 12-2, Village Hall: St. Giles Fair
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04/10/14, 11am, Village Hall: W.I. Jumble Sale
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W.I. Newsletter October 2014
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Wed22/10/14, 10am-12noon, Felton Village Hall: Village Agent Roadshow
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UK terror threat level raised to SEVERE
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Panto time is starting again (first meeting 10/09/14)
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Community Notification from Avon & Somerset Police regarding the NATO summit this weekend
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Your Village Agent is here to help!
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16/09/14, 1-4pm, Timsbury near Bath: Support event for people suffering from hearing or sight loss
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W.I. Newsletter September 2014
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Mobile Library Timetable Updated
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Will your child be aged 4 in the coming year?
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Wed, 03/09/14: Parish Council Meeting (agenda + minutes)
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Ringmaster Message: Online Security
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Site News: Summer Break
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A message from a former Dundry resident
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23-25/08/14 - Beer and Cider Festival at the Carpenter's Tavern
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07-10/08/14 Bristol International Balloon Fiesta - Activity at Bristol Airport
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Beware of Fraudsters
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Ringmaster Message: Anti Social Behaviour Drop In Sessions
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Senior Siren Magazine - Edition 20
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Local Government Boundary Commission - Final Recommendations Report
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North Somerset Children's Centres Summer Activities
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St. Michael's Church Tower - Opening Hours and Safety Advice
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Thu, 21/08/14, 7pm: 50/50 Clothes Sale at Dundry Church
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Sun, 07/09/14, 3pm: Sponsored Teddy Bear Parachute
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W.I. Newsletter August 2014
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Activities for young people in Dundry, Winford, Felton and Regil - We need your ideas!
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Activities for young people: Free Summer Holiday Drama Sessions
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Your Parish Council's official response to the planned water reservoir
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Great Western Air Ambulance - appeal for help
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Traffic disruption expected as major A370 maintenance scheme begins on 11th August
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Ringmaster Message: Advice on how to protect your home over the holiday season
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Wed 16/07/14, Nailsea: Police offers free bike marking event
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Volunteers Needed for Additional Tower Opening Dates
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NEW DATE: Tue 30/09/14, 4-6pm, Village Hall: WEEE amnesty event to get rid of your old electrical equipment
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Recycling food waste just got easier!
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Every Wednesday 7.30-9pm: Football training with Dundry AFC at the playing fields
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Wed, 02/07/14: Parish Council Meeting (agenda + minutes)
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Sat, 09/08/14, 3.30pm, Village Hall: Dundry W.I. and Village Produce Show
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W.I. Newsletter July 2014
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Roadworks on Broadoak Hill
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Safari Supper cancelled
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Having a good time at the Barn Dance
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Sports & Social Club Fun Day
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What's On in Dundry
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We need a new Neighbourhood Watch Scheme Co-ordinator
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Campaigning for general practice funding
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Parish Magazine June 2014 available for download
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Wed 4th June 2014: Parish Council Meeting (agenda + minutes)
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Re-organisation of local election ward boundaries
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News about the 672 bus service
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Site Update: Dundry Newsletter now open to subscriptions
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Mon, 30/06/14, 7.30pm, Village Hall, Free Heartstart Training
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Major Planning Project: New Bristol Water Reservoir on Dundry Hill
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17 May 2014: Church held open day, showing plans for the future
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Site Update: News Blog can now contain photo galleries
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Ringmaster Crime Report
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W.I. Newsletter June 2014
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Neighbourhood Policing Awards
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Singing For the Brain
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Wed 7th May 2014: Parish Council Meeting (agenda + minutes)
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Site Update: New Photos of the Churchyard Project available
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Saturday 7th June 2014, 7.30pm: Barn Dance in aid of the Village Hall
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Thursday 22nd May 2014: Don't forget to vote in the European Elections
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Sunday 1st June 2014: The Dundry Big Lunch
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Saturday 17 May 2014 from 12 Noon: Dundry Church Looks To The Future
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Please support your Village Hall
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Toddler Group in Danger of Closing Down
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