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DORSET COUNCIL has issued a Notice under Section 14 [2] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984 as amended. All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along Rye Water Lane, Corscombe from outside Gaffers Farm to outside Bracket’s Farm (in both directions), a distance of approximately 80 metres. The Notice is needed in order to comply with health and safety regulations which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise likelihood of danger to highway users. It will come into operation between 08:00 until 17:00 on 17th January 2022 and remain in force for five days, however it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 18th January 2022.

This Notice will enable CIUS agents on behalf of Scottish and Southern Power Distribution to excavate across the road to provide a new electric supply.

The alternative route, which will be sign posted is as follows: Rye Water Lane, Lovelands, Hackney, A356 and vice versa.

For further information about the work being undertaken, call CIUS agents on behalf of Scottish and Southern Power Distribution on 01489346444. To discuss this Notice, call Dorset Highways Traffic Team on 01305 221020 or email Find this information online at

4th January 2022

JOHN SELLGREN, Executive Director of Place, Dorset Council, South Walks House, Dorchester DT1 1UZ. Any person who uses or permits the use of a vehicle in contravention of the Notice will be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £1000.

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About Corscombe

Corscombe is a small village in West Dorset of some five thousand acres that has a population of around 450 people and according to the last census in 2011 a total of 207 houses.

Corscombe village sits on very high ground and a mile from Toller Down which is one of the highest hills in Dorset.

It is designated as area of outstanding natural beauty.

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