Welcome

Welcome to the web site for the village of Leigh in Dorset.

If you would like to notify me of an event, then please use the form in the ‘whats on’ section.

All other comments or requests can be sent to ku.gr1524159579o.ega1524159579llivh1524159579giel@1524159579sutca1524159579tnoc1524159579

Russell Jepson

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Further Education Grants Available

If you are a resident of Leigh and are starting a course of further education (including apprenticeships) this year, then you may be eligible for a grant from the Boyle’s Education Trust. The grant is offered to assist with the purchase of books and materials required for the course and is available to any resident who qualifies. For further information see below.

 

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Notice of Vacancy (Parish Council)

Parish Councillor Wanted

Following the resignation of one of our Parish Councillors, there is now a vacancy. The official notice can be found here.

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Weekly events

A table of weekly events at the village hall has been added to the events section here

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Parish Clerk Wanted

Parish Clerk – Leigh Parish Council

Applications are invited for the role of Parish Clerk to Leigh Parish Council.

The job will entail working from home and attending bi-monthly Parish Council meetings. The successful applicant will be required to provide professional support and guidance in respect of all aspects of the Council’s work, including acting as Responsible Finance Officer over a small budget.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self motivated person with good inter-personal, verbal, written and IT skills. Ideally with experience, although a handover and training will be provided.

Salary Scale  LC2 point 15. Pro rata £8.83 per hour

The post is initially 4 hours per week – working from home

Closing date for applications is the 25th March.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to the Chair of Parish Council moc.t1524159579enret1524159579nitb@1524159579cphgi1524159579el.ar1524159579dnas1524159579

Informal enquiries may be made to Sandra Scutt 01935873189

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Leigh Lottery Results for February

As a result of selling all 180 tickets this year, the prizes have been adjusted to increase your excitement and interest. January to November’s (11 months) prizes will be £40, £20, £10 and £5; December’s prizes will remain the same at £100, £80, £50, £30, and £20.

The results of the March draw were as follows:

1st Prize   £40    Ball No130    Mrs Hilary Cumming

2nd Prize  £20   Ball No2         Mrs Judith Palmer

3rd Prize   £10   Ball No 69      Mrs Roz  Vine

4th Prize   £5     Ball No 76       Mrs Carol Haan

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WI Jumble Sale CANCELLED. Now on 17th March

The WI Jumble Sale on the 3rd March has been cancelled due to the severe weather conditions. It has be re-scheduled for the 17th

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February Leigh Village Hall Lottery Draw

1st Prize :     Andrew Vickery   Ball No 6          £30
2nd Prize :    Mike Read            Ball No 133     £20

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ICAL links added to event listings

The events listings now feature ICAL links. If you click on these, you can save the details into your calendar app on your phone, tablet or PC. You can then use your own calendar to set up reminders for the events if you wish.

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REPLACEMENT COMMUNITY BUS SERVICE

With the loss of the 74 and 212 buses the NORDCAT Community Transport is available to enable people to get into Sherborne and Yeovil. Their service runs on Tuesday and Saturday to Yeovil and on Thursday to Sherborne and calls at Leigh, Chetnole, Yetminster & Bradford Abbas. Continue reading

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Leigh Lottery Results – December and January

December winners
1st Prize :   Emma Harris        £100
2nd Prize :  Mrs Cooke           £80
3rd Prize :   George Jones       £50
4th Prize :   David Vincent      £30
5th Prize :   Pat Bowsher        £20

January winners
1st Prize :   Leonard Grose       £30
2nd Prize : Caroline Birdsell     £20

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