Silton Village - Dorset

Category Archive: Local Interest

Visit by the High Sheriff for Dorset Mr Michael Dooley to Bagmore Farm Plant and Produce Stall

On Friday 16th July the High Sheriff for Dorset, Michael Dooley, visited Bagmore Farm to see for himself the plant and produce stall set up by Diana and David Masters that has proved to be such a financial success in raising funds for local charities. He was met by Jackie Dyer, Parish Chairman, and was […]


Posted on: 16 July 2021


Silton’s new look village stall

The village now has a new stall which can be used for plant sales, functions and other events. A big thank you to Keith for the tremendous work in the design and building.


Posted on: 29 May 2021


Judge Wyndhams Oak

Photograph by Jamie Randall


Posted on: 5 April 2021


New pathway and gate at St Nicholas Church

The path between the car park and church path is now complete and is looking terrific! A big thank you to Tom Trouton and his team for their excellent workmanship and Keith with the construction of the car park last year and for assisting Tom. Huge thanks to all involved from the whole PCC.  


Posted on: 30 March 2021


The lockdown litter pickers

A big thank you to the Harrises and the Dyers for doing a great job clearing the litter along Silton straight. It took Keith, Sue, Rob, Jackie and Fin two hours to cover from Bourton signpost down along Silton Straight to the lay-by before Milton and back again. In total there were five wheelie bins of […]


Posted on: 30 March 2021


Diana’s stall

Diana Masters started a charity produce stall outside her house early on in the Covid-19 lockdown on the 14th April. The stall was operating every day until the 18th October. With marathon baking sessions by Sue Mathews and so much produce, plants and preserves provided by too many in the community to mention, the stall […]


Posted on: 19 November 2020


New ‘Kissing Gate’ by Silton Mill

The new gate was installed near the ford that runs behind Silton Mill. The team comprised Chris Woodhouse, Keith Harris, Bernie Paul, Paul Curry, Mike Chapman and Peter Williams.  


Posted on: 19 November 2020


Overgrown Footpath and Steps to Silton Surgery

Thank you to all that helped for the fantastic job you did this morning clearing the footpath and the steps, I have already received a number of thanks from passers-by. A really good job and which should stand the Parish in good stead for a couple of years.


Posted on: 10 October 2020


Himalayan Balsam Bash

Very many thanks for all your help this morning. I lost count of the number of bags we removed but it was certainly well in excess of 20. Having spoken to Keith at the end of the session it is clear we have now cleared the whole river running through Silton (I cleared Silton Mill […]


Posted on: 1 August 2020