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This section is designed to inform of local news, activities and events taking place within Lytchett Minster & Upton.

Please contact us if you wish to advertise your event.

Useful information if you are planning a COMMUNITY OR VOLUNTARY event:

1. Click here for The Cabinet Office 'Can Do' guide for organisers of Community or Voluntary events

2. Dorset For You information regarding notices and licences a) alcohol entertainment and late night refreshments  b) parks and open spaces events  c) temporary events notices  d) street party licences  e) road closure application

Update from Dorset Council

Published: 30 Mar 20

Please see latest update re: bin collection Read More...

Grass Cutting

Published: 27 Mar 20

Please be aware that in line with Government advice grass cutting and other routine maintenance around the town will not take place during the COVID-19 outbreak as this is not considered essential work. Read More...

Please take your rubbish home

Published: 27 Mar 20

Due to pressure on local services please can we ask that you take rubbish and dog waste home if out for your once daily walk and place in your domestic bins. Street cleaning is very low on the list of priorities and municipal bins and dog waste bins may not get emptied and we do not want them overflowing. Dog waste can be put in your waste bin. Thank you for your co-operation. Read More...

Need help with shopping or collection of prescriptions

Published: 27 Mar 20

Telephone 01202 530530 Age UK are offering to assist vulnerable and isolated people with shopping and collection of prescriptions. Read More...

Garden Bin Collection suspended

Published: 27 Mar 20

Please see item from Dorset Council Read More...

Volunteering

Published: 25 Mar 20

If you are considering volunteering to support those more vulnerable members of our community please contact The Volunteer Centre volunteeringdorset.org.uk Read More...

Latest Waste and recycling News

Published: 24 Mar 20

Update from Dorset Council 30 March Read More...

Dorset Police

Published: 24 Mar 20

COVID-19 A message to our communities Read More...

Dorset Council

Published: 20 Mar 20

How we will keep waste services going during the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation Read More...

Meetings of the Council

Published: 19 Mar 20

Meetings of the full Council and committees are cancelled indefinitely. Members can be contacted by telephone and their contact details can be found on the website and on notice boards around the town. Read More...

CORONAVIRUS

Published: 17 Mar 20

For the latest statement please click above Read More...

THE GROVE, UPTON

Published: 17 Mar 20

Please note that the Grove, Recreation Ground, Sea View Road, Upton will be closed until further notice Read More...

Waste: Guidance

Published: 17 Mar 20

Guidance for people with confirmed or possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection Read More...

Mrs June Richards

Published: 10 Mar 20

It is with considerable regret that the Council has to announce that it has received the resignation of Mrs June Richards. Read More...

Great Dorset Beach Clean

Published: 10 Mar 20

18 - 19 April 2020 Click for more information Read More...

New Zebra Crossing - Dorchester Road

Published: 5 Mar 20

Work will soon be starting on the installation of the new crossing on Dorchester Road nr Seaview Road. Please click for more information. Read More...

Poole Harbour Trails Walks

Poole Harbour Trails Walks

Published: 3 Feb 20

Walks 1 - 6 available from the Town Council Office Read More...

Decluttering charity initiative

Decluttering charity initiative

Published: 17 Dec 19

Cut the waste - organisations that could use your old items Read More...

Badminton Club

Published: 1 Oct 19

Wareham and Purbeck Badminton Club was formed in June 2014 Read More...

Benefit Advice

Published: 25 Sep 19

An initiative by Dorset Welfare Benefit Partnership Read More...

Seniors Lunch Club

Published: 25 Sep 19

Held every Thursday, come along, we would love to see you. Read More...

Purbeck Jobs

Published: 25 Sep 19

Visit this dedicated website for finding jobs in Purbeck Read More...

Upton Eyes

Published: 25 Sep 19

A website extolling the many virtues of our town Read More...

U3A

Published: 25 Sep 19

A UK movement of retired and semi-retired people Read More...

Partnership for Older People

Published: 25 Sep 19

Helping communities look after their health and wellbeing Read More...

Carers Support Group

Published: 25 Sep 19

Are you caring for a relative or a friend? Read More...