Silton Village - Dorset

Category Archive: Village projects

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee tree planting ceremony

On the 14 March 2022 we planted two oak trees in the Village Hall field as part of the The Queen’s Green Canopy tree initiative. Jackie Dyer planted one to commemorate the life of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh on behalf of the Parish and Sue Harris planted a second to celebrate HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee […]

Posted on: 3 May 2022

Visit by the High Sheriff for Dorset to Silton

On 3 October the High Sheriff for Dorset visited Silton to present High Sheriff Awards to 4 members of the Silton community. Shortly after the first lockdown started in March last year Diana and David Masters of Bagmore Farm, Silton decided to set up a stall outside their front gate selling plants, produce and preserves […]

Posted on: 14 October 2021

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

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