General Issues and Notices


Standing as a Councillor Poster.pdf

Parish Council Elections

Elections for Parish Council members will take place in May.  If you care about where you live and are passionate about your community we need new councillors to support the village of Holwell.  Any parishioner wishing to stand should contact the Parish Clerk as soon as possible for further information.

Election poster.docx


Suspicious Vehicle Alert.

Dorset Police Rural Crime Team would like you to be aware of the following suspicious vehicle.

The vehicle is a Silver Ford Mondeo with the registration N**8 GXA 

This vehicle has been seen in suspicious circumstances in areas across the county over the last few weeks.

The occupants of this vehicle have been seen acting suspiciously near rural premises. It is thought that the vehicle and its occupants are involved in rural thefts. 

If this vehicle or other vehicles are seen acting suspiciously, please gather as much information as possible such as the registration number and descriptions of the driver and any passengers and please contact Dorset Police immediately by calling 999 if the vehicle or occupants are seen committing crime. For non-emergency call 101 or at, via email

Alternatively if you wish to remain anonymous you can call NFU Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 783 0137 or by visiting


Message Sent By
Tom Balchin (Dorset Police, PCSO,Rural Crime Team, Rural Engagement Officer, Dorset)




For useful information on bonfires issued by DCC please see Bonfires.docx


Review of Rural Bus Services

All the existing services have now been withdrawn, apart from one on a Tuesday morning to Sherborne and Yeovil.

The service is run by Dorset Community Transport and passengers need to book in advance ie by Monday, by phoning  01258 287980. Timetable details are as follow:

Kings stag 9.25am, Holwell 9.27am, Sherborne 10.25am, Yeovil 10.45am

Return - Yeovil 12.30, Sherborne 12.45pm                                                              22/7/2017