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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 OAK LANE, CORSCOMBE between its junction with Benville Lane and its junction with Catsley Lane, a distance of approximately 930 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 0930 and 1530 on 24 March 2022 and remain in force for five days, however it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 24 March 2022.

This Notice will enable Openreach safe access to carry out urgent works in the highway to restore customer service.

The alternative route, which will be sign posted is as follows: Benville Lane – A356 – Catsley Lane

For further information about the work being undertaken, call Sunbelt Rentals (Agents for Openreach) on 03700 500 792 (Option 4). To discuss this Notice, call Dorset Highways Traffic Team on 01305 221020 or email Find this information online at

23 March 2022

JOHN SELLGREN, Executive Director of Place, Dorset Council, County Hall, Dorchester DT1 1XJ. 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.

File ref. IRD129.21 | Application ref. 1191056

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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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