Temporary Closure of Public Footpath 34, WeymouthNotice ID: MF0514379
Temporary Closure of Public Footpath 34, Weymouth
DORSET COUNCIL has made an Order under Section 14  of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended bythe Road Traffic [Temporary Restrictions] Act 1991. All pedestrians will be prohibited from proceeding along Public Footpath No 34, Weymouth from grid reference 368458,081686 (point A on the map below), to grid reference 368390 081531 (Point B on the map below), a distance of approximately 170 metres. The order is needed in order to comply with Health and Safety Regulations, which require the provision of safe working areasand to minimise the likelihood of dangerto Highway Users. It will come into operation on the 16 September 2019, for a period of 26 weeks. This order can be extended, with the approval of the Secretary of State for Transport, if necessary. It is anticipated that the works will be completed bythe 01 November 2019. The Order is required to allow the replacement of 2 failing culverts with a single span bridge and associated groundworks to be completed. A locally signed diversion route will be put in place. If you would like further information about the works, please contact the Assets and Infrastructure Team, Dorset Council on 01305 252479. For further information about Rights of Way matters, please call Dorset Rights of Way on 01305 224630. Dated: 12 September 2019.
JOHN SELLGREN, Executive Director of Place, Dorset Council, South Walks House, Dorchester DT1 1UZ. Any Person who uses or permits the use of the footpath in contravention of the notice will be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £1,000.
Temporary Closure of Custom House Quay,
DORSET COUNCIL intend, not lessthan seven days from the date of this notice, to make an Order under Section 14  of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984, as amended. The order is needed in order to comply with Health and Safety Regulations, which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise the likelihood of danger to Highway Users. The order will come into operation on the 30 September 2019, and will remain in force for 18 months. However it is anticipated that the works will be completed by the 31 January 2020. This Order will enable Dorset Council safe access to replace a section of the harbour wall, and associated works. The effect of the Order is as follows:
 To close Custom House Quay, from the junction with the Esplanade to approximately Pilgrims Way, a distance of approximately 100 metres.  To revoke the existing one way order on South Parade, between the Esplande and Custom House Quay and impose two way traffic flow to allow for access to be maintained.
 To suspend the existing parking bays in South Parade to allow for two way traffic to be maintained for access.
 To suspend the existing parking bays on the Esplanade, 3 x parking bays outside Weymouth Baptist Church and 4 x parking bays opposite the junction with South Parade, on the Esplanade. For the duration of the order, a locally signed diversion route will be in place, using; The Esplanade - Pilgrims Way -
Custom House Quay.
For further information about the work being undertaken, please call Forset Traffic Signals on 01962 855351. For further information concerning this order, call Dorset Highways Traffic Team on
. Find this information online:dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/roadworks-events
. Dated: 12 September 2019.
JOHN SELLGREN, Executive Director of Place, Dorset Council, South Walks House, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UZ.
The County of Dorset (Various Roads in the District of West Dorset) (Consolidation of Orders made for the Regulation of Traffic) Order 2014 (as amended), (Amendment Order No., 20') Putton Lane, Chickerell -Prohibition of Waiting
Dorset Council proposes to make an Amendment Order to 'The County of Dorset (Various Roads in the District of West Dorset) (Consolidation of Orders made for the Regulation of Traffic) Order 2014' under relevant sections of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 ('the Act') and under Part 6 of the Traffic Management Act 2004 and of all other enabling powers and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police in accordance with statutory requirement and in compliance with The Local Authorities' Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996.
The effect of the Order will be to prohibit waiting at anytime on specified lengths of Putton Lane and Oldridge Road, Chickerell. Relevant exemptions will apply where appropriate and as necessary in accordance with the provisions of the Order. Full details of this proposal are contained in the Draft Order which, together with a plan showing the lengths of roads affected and a statement of the Council's reasons for proposing to make the Order, may be inspected from Mondayto Fridayduring normal office hours at:-Main Reception, Dorset Council, County Hall, Colliton Park,
Details can also be found on the Dorset Council's website at:-
For technical queries please contact David Fletcher on 01305 221000.
Should you wish to make any observations on this proposal (whether
you support or object to the proposal) you should make them in writing
to TRO Team, Dorset Council, Colliton Park, Dorchester, DT1 1XJ by
4 October 2019. Any objections must specify the grounds on which
they are made. Letters will be made available for public inspection.
Dated:12 September 2019.
JOHN SELLGREN, Executive Director of Place.
Notice of Public Local Inquiry Highways Act 1980 - Section 118A Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Section 53
Notice is hereby given that an Inspector will be appointed by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to determine Dorset County Council (Footpath 14, Wool at East Burton) Rail Crossing Extinguishment
and will attend at: East Burton Village Hall, Burton Road, Wool, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6EY On Wednesday 16 October 2019 at 10.00am
To hold a public local inquiry into the Order The effect of the Order, if confirmed without modifications, will be to extinguish the public Footpath running from its junction with East Burton Road, between the properties Southbrook and Marbrouk at SY 83468690, south south west along a grass surfaced path, hedged on both sides, to the boundary of the railway at SY 83428679, continuing south south west across the railway (known as 'Darkies' Crossing) to the edge of a field at SY 83428677, then south south west across the field to its junction with Footpath 13 at SY 8338656 as shown on the Order map. (No recorded width).
Please note that the current definitive map of rights of way does not show the route of Footpath 14 crossing the railway. However, the accompanying definitive statement describes the path from East Burton Road to join Footpath 13, with no mention of a gap. The route of Footpath 14 across the railway has clearly been used, well known and accepted as the legal route.
Any person wishing to view the statements of case and other documents
relating to this Order may do so by appointment at the offices of Dorset
Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1XJ during
normal office hours. To arrange a viewing of the documents, please
contact Ms Rebecca Buckon Telephone Number 01305 221744.
Planning Inspectorate Reference: ROW/3217265.
Contact point at the Planning Inspectorate: Helen Sparks, Rights
of Way Section, Room 3/A, Eagle Wing, Temple Quay House,
2 The Square, Temple Quay, Bristol BS1 6PN. Tel: 0303 444 5646.
Report of Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman
The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has issued a report following its investigation of a complaint against Dorset County Council (now Dorset Council). The complaint was about an Education & Children's Services matter. The Ombudsman found that there had been fault on the part of the Council and this had caused injustice to the complainant.
Dorset Council has agreed to take action which the Ombudsman regards as providing a satisfactory remedy for the complaint. The Council must now consider the report and tell the Ombudsman within three months (or such longer period asthe Ombudsman may agree) what it proposes to do.
Copies of the report will be available for public inspection during normal office hours at Dorset Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester DT1 1UZ and Dorset Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester DT1 1XJ for three weeks starting on 4 September 2019. Anyone is entitled to take copies of the report or extracts from it. Copies will be supplied free of charge. Dated: 12 September 2019.
SARAH PARKER, Executive Director of People - Children.