Welcome to the Holwell Parish Council website

Holwell Parish Council comprises up to seven elected Councillors who meet every two months to transact the business of the Council. Councillors serve for a period of five years.  Occasional vacancies occur if a Councillor resigns before the end of his/her term. Any such vacancy will be advertised within the village on the noticeboard and on this website.

The Council is served by the Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer - contact holwell@dorset-aptc.gov.uk

The next meeting is on Tuesday 17th September 2019  - 7.30 pm in the village hall.

Agenda - July 2019.docx 

schedule - July 2019.docx

Howell Parish Council Accounts - Year ending 31.3.19 

xmaking_provision_for_the_exercise_of_public_rights_2018-19_-_exempt_authorities (1).docx


Parish Council Elections

 Uncontested Election 23.5.19.pdf

notice of uncontested election (2).pdf 


Holwell Neighbourhood Plan

The Neighbourhood Plan dedicated web site address is http://holwellneighbourhoodplan.co.uk/ 

 Bus Services - All the current routes except one have now been withdrawn. A bus is provided on Tuesday mornings to Sherborne and Yeovil It is run by Dorset Community Transport and intending passengers need to book by the Monday before travel by phoning 01258 287980. The cost is £5. The bus leaves Holwell at around 9.27am, arriving in Sherborne at 10 25am and Yeovil at 10.45am. Returning, it leaves Yeovil at 12.30pm and Sherbone at 12.45pm.

Community Speedwatch - New volunteers are needed to support the work of the team. Please consider whether you could offer to help. Full training will be given, and a police check required. 

Superfast Broadband - for up-to-date information on Superfast Broadband, please go to www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/superfast (May 2019)

Current Councillors and their contact details are as follows:-

Will be updated shortly.


Parish Clerk - Sarah Mitchell, Hartmoor Farm, Pulham, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7ED  Tel: 01258 817288  Email: holwell@dorset-aptc.gov.uk

Dorset Councillor - Sherborne Rural - Robin Legg



News of Village Organisations and Events - These can currently be found on the Village Hall website -

Click on this link:- www.holwellvillagedorset.org.uk