Where can I find agendas for meetings? And minutes of past meetings?
Where can I find the Council's policy documents?
Where do I find Travel Information?
Where does the Council meet?
The Council generally meets in the D'Urberville Centre, Colliers Lane, Wool, BH20 6DL. Occasionally it meets in Bovington. Check the calendar.
Where can I find out about our local schools?
Local Primary schools:
Where can I find out about school closures?
Where is the answer to my question?
Where are there good walks around Wool?
Where are good cycle routes around Wool
Where is the doctors?
Where can I find details of planning applications?
When is the next Parish Council meeting?
When is the next Planning Meeting?
The Planning, Recreation & green Space committee meets monthly.
When can I speak at a meeting?
Time is allocated in every meeting for members of the public to speak. This is usually near the start of the meeting.
When do I need to apply for Planning Permission?
There is advice on the planning page of the dorsetforyou website
When will my rubbish bins be collected
When is Wool Parish Council office open?
Office hours and address can be found here
Who are the members of the Parish Council?
Who is the Parish Clerk?
The Parish Clerk is Jacqueline Hughes. You can contact her here.
Who decides on Planning Applications?
Purbeck District Council makes the decision on each Planning Application. Before that, PDC will ask the Parish Council for its views on each application within the Parish.
Who enforces Planning Controls?
There is information on the dorsetforyou planning pages
How do I book a room at the D'Urberville Centre?
How do I find out what's going on in the Parish?
How can I speak at a Council meeting?
Every meeting of the council has a slot for you to speak. It is usually near the beginning of the meeting.
How do I contact the Council?
The best way is to contact the Parish Clerk. By email, by phone, or in writing.
How does the Parish Council run?
Planning, Recreation and Green Space - meets every first Monday of the month
Policy - meets ?
How do I make a Planning Application?
There is a lot of guidance on the planning page of the dorsetforyou website
How do I contact the police?
If life is in danger or a crime is in progress dial 999
How do I report dog fouling and other dog problems?
How do I report a pothole, or flooding?
Contact Dorset Highways
How do I find my way around the website?
- To get back to the home page, click the Wool Parish Council logo at the top.
For the menu, click on the three bar icon at top right.
How do I comment on the website?
What are the Council's responsibilities?
Burial Grounds, Cemeteries, Churchyards and Crematoria
Bye-laws – the power to make bye-laws concerning: baths and washhouses (swimming pools), cycle parks, mortuaries and pleasure grounds
Community Centres, Conference Centres, Halls, Public Buildings
General Spending – parish councils can spend a limited amount of money on anything they deem of benefit to the community that is not covered by the other specific responsibilities described in this list
Gifts – parish councils may accept gifts
Highways – lighting, parking places, right to enter into discussions about new roads and road widening, consent of parish council required for diversion or discontinuation of highway, traffic signs and other notices, tree planting and verge maintenance
Land – acquisition and sale of
Legal proceedings – power to prosecute and defend any legal proceedings in the interests of the community, power to take part in any public enquiry
Litter - provision of litter-bins and support for any anti-litter campaigns
Planning – parish councils must be notified of, and display for residents, any planning applications for the area. Any comments submitted to the planning authority by the parish council must be taken into account
Postal and Telecommunication Facilities – power to pay a public telecommunications operator any loss sustained in providing services in that area
Public conveniences – provision and maintenance of public toilets
Recreation – provision of recreation grounds, public walkways, pleasure grounds, open spaces, village greens and playing fields
Rights of Way – footpath and bridleway maintenance
Signs – danger signs, place names and bus stops signs
What is the history of the Parish?
What is the location of Wool Parish?
Here is a map showing the boundary of Wool Parish.