Our future now lies in the hands of Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid, who is expected to make his decision shortly.
Christchurch, Purbeck and East Dorset still reject the Future Dorset unitary council(s) proposition.
SAMRA insists on council tax parity if forced to unify.
We had a good turnout at the AGM and were given a presentation by the Christchurch
Community Partnership about the various services they offer : Christchurch Angels,
Neighbour Cars and Dial-
From a SAMRA AGM point of view we were unable to elect a Chair or a Secretary which are two key positions.
That said, unless we can find more committee assistance by the March meeting then we will Close the Association.
For our Autumn Newspage :
If you want this to continue and you know someone who could help then please get in contact.
Stanpit Village Hall
Fri 6 October: Skittles Night
Sat 4 November: Firework Party
Wed 13 December: Christmas Carols
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Wed 4th October -
Sat 21st October -
Sat 30th October -
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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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England Coastal Path
Avon Beach Promenade -
We don't often get involved in neighbourhood planning unless we see a slightly controversial application in our patch.
115 Mudeford Lane is one we would like to highlight, demolishing a bungalow opposite
the Dehaviland Way junction and replace it with 2 two-
Please look at the plans (click here) -
CBC have voted to increase planning objection letters from 12 to 18 in order to take an application to committee rather than be decided by officers.
Petition signatures have also been increased to 35.
SAMRA was not happy with this decision and was NOT consulted.
These changes are seen as a dilution of residents’ powers.
Friday 16th March
7pm Stanpit Village Hall
The next Members Meeting will be held in March.
Details to follow.
The proposed England Coast Path from Kimmeridge Bay to Highcliffe has now been published.
Click here for details.
A PROPOSED new timetable could see direct services to London scrapped from smaller stations as new operator South Western Railway (SWR) launches a public consultation.
They plan to halve the number of direct trains between Weymouth and London Waterloo and propose to discontinue direct services from Sway, Hinton Admiral, and other stations.
The consultation closes on 22nd December. Click here for more information.