Askerswell Community Page

Washingpool Green maintenance reports have been published, Tree Risk assessment and 5 year Maintenance Plan

Community : Asker River Project

The Environment Agency current rates the Asker as poor because of the lack of fish and aquatic plants.
Both a summary and a full report are attached here.
Volunteers have been monitoring the abundance of eight aquatic invertebrates that indicate the health of the River Asker. Their 2019 report is attached here.

Community : Enhancement of biodiversity on A35 verges
There is an initiative to enhance the plant biodiversity on both A35 verges from Chilcombe Lane to Long Bredy Hut Lane.
Proposal documents are attached here and here, also available in the village hall. Feedback from our community is sought
by the end of March2019 either on the sheet within the village hall documents or to

Community : Community Coffee - Everyone is welcome to Community Coffee which is
held on the first Thursday of each month, 10:30 to 12:00 in the Village Hall. The following dates for coffee are
Thursday 6th December and Thursday 3rd January.
Community : SCHOOL BUS - First School Bus Services can be used by the public to travel to and from local villages
during School terms Monday to Friday.
Adult single £3.50 Adult return £5.00. Concessionary passes may be used in the afternoon,
but not in the morning. Please email or call 03456020121 for more information.

Community : HOME LIBRARY SERVICE - Do you know someone who loves reading but is unable to get to their local library?
A service is provided by the Dorset Library Services and delivered by Royal Voluntary Service volunteers.
The service is available free of charge. Please contact 01305 225000 or email
for more information.

Comminuty : >Click here< for information on the fibre broadband upgrade - phone now.
Community : The new Shire Hall Courthouse Museum is now open in Dorchester from 10-5.

The Mowing Rota for Grass Cutting for the Village Hall and Washingpool Green: Please contact Howard if you would like to join the small group of volunteers.

New ECV Askerswell Notes

>Click here< for the waste collections throughout over Christmas
>Click here< for the waste collections throughout 2020

>Click here< for the Grass Cutting Rota throughout 2021


Can we help you?
Members of the village have volunteered to help anyone in need. Can we help you with,
for example: transport to an appointment, shopping, practical help in the home, babysitting,
a trip out for a cup of coffee and a chat...?

Please contact one of the co-ordinators below:

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