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Welcome to Sixpenny Handley & Pentridge Parish Council
Sixpenny Handley & Pentridge Parish Council has 10 Parish Councillors who can be found and contacted on the Councillors page.
About Sixpenny Handley & Pentridge Parish
The village of Sixpenny Handley lies in the heart of the Cranborne Chase in Dorset.
The Parish includes the hamlets of Minchington (in the West), Gussage St Andrew, Woodcutts,
Deanland (North), Pentridge (South) and Woodyates on the county boundary in the East.
The population of the parish is approximately 1300.
Ciona Nicholson, the Clerk to the Parish Council will be pleased to answer any questions about the Parish Council or the Parish if you are unable to find what you need on the website.
More information about the parish can be found at the Community Website Here
Another source of information on our area is www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk.
Planning MeetingParish Office Thursday 7:30 am View Details
- Agendas and Minutes can be viewed on the Meetings and Agendas page.
- Meetings are held in the Parish Office at 7:30pm
- Finance & General Purposes 1st Thursday of each month
- Planning Committee Meeting - as required.
(Please contact us if you would like to know when a planning application is due to be considered by the Parish Council)
- Full Parish Council Meeting 4th Thursday of each month
Please note these meetings may be subject to change the next meeting is published on this Home Page as well as a full list of meetings in the Meetings and Agendas page.
In addition to the above meetings we hold an Annual Meeting of Electors. This is an open forum where residents of the Parish are invited to attend and listen to reports of Parish Council activities and it is an opportunity to ask questions directly with Parish Councillors and District & County Councillors. The date for this will again be published int the Meetings and Agendas page
Members of Public are welcome to attend any of our Meetings and ask questions during the Public Open Session which is held before the Parish Council Meeting commences.
The Parish Council will be able to take up any issues for discussion at the usual Parish Council Meetings, which are of course open to members of public and the press. The Annual Meeting is normally held between March and June.
Latest Parish News
Dorset Council Transport Survey
Dorset Council are half-way through their joint survey with BCP Council seeking the views of residents, visitors and businesses on travel and transport opportunities and issues across the county.
It’s gathered a lot of interest so far, so thank you for your support.
Please complete a survey on transport in Dorset.
Dorset Council and BCP Council need your views to help them develop a new local transport plan to travel safely and easily around the county, while protecting its special landscape.
This is essential to help the two councils shape a transport plan that works for everyone in Dorset.
Find out more and complete the survey HERE
Survey closes Sunday 3 March 2024.
Issued at the request of BCP and Dorset Council
Road Closure 4 & 5 April
Details on the road closure whilst Open Reach replace Telegraph Poles on the road out of the village to the roundabout.