Legislation to dissolve the nine Dorset councils and create two councils was passed in both Houses of Parliament on 23rd May 2018
The new Unitary Councils will operate from April 2019:
Only Christchurch Borough Council has opposed the change.
The High Court has ordered that a decision on whether Christchurch Council’s Judicial Review challenging the Local Government Reorganisation will be made by 8th June.
Councillor Paul Hilliard will update us on the current position at our members meeting in June.
Following the EGM on the 16th March, we are pleased to announce that SAMRA managed to recruit some new committee members to fill the vacant positions.
Mike Duckworth was voted on as Chairman and Josie Spencer took on the role of Secretary.
Kathy Kidd was also co opted onto the main committee.
We thank them all for volunteering to save the organisation
For our February 2018 Newspage :
Mudeford Arts Festival
28th & 29th July
Mudeford Lifeboat Funday
Sunday 5th August
Friday 22nd June-
Sat 23rd June -
Sat 18th August -
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Welcome to the Stanpit and Mudeford Residents’ Association Website.
Through this site we aim to keep our members informed of current events and issues that we are dealing with around the area. We can also offer advise if there are any local concerns which you or your neighbours have. Feel free to contact us.
Below are some of the hot topics that we are talking about at the moment, and in the news section you will find the latest copy of our SAMRAMail newsletter which we email to our members.
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Friday 22nd June
7pm Stanpit Village Hall
Updates on Council Restructuring
WW1 Silent Sentry Silhouette
A Community Governance Review is a way for councils to put in place or make changes to the Parish Council arrangements in the area.
A draft recommendation is now out for public consultation closing on the 20th July 2018.
Detail and a response questionnaire can be found here :
The recommendation goes against the proposed community councils suggested by SAMRA, and places Mudeford,Stanpit and Friars Cliff in a single Parished Council.
This would basically result in both residents associations within the community becoming superfluous.
Also the questionnaire offers no option for No Change for those residents that are against the proposals.
Police Station and Magistrates Court Site
The Police Station, Magistrates Court Site, Pit Car Park and Dukes Pub are up for redevelopment in the centre of Christchurch with a mix of retirement, residential and commercial properties . Developer Aster has not submitted full plans yet but is looking for feedback on general proposals.
Details can be found here : https://www.asterchristchurch.co.uk/
86 Pauntley Road
Planning application has been submitted to demolish the existing bungalow and replace with 4 detached properties.
Details: click here