STRATTON DORSET
 
STRATTON PAST
2000-2016
 
 
2000 to 2008/9 to be completed
             
           
  On Saturday 29th March 2008 Stratton Youth Club members planted shrubs and trees around the Village Hall
and Village Green enabling the Youth Club to complete an environmental project within their community
 
             
       
  The June 2009 Barn Dance held
in Stratton Village Hall
  Sandra Gould (in Pink) receives her trophy
from Maureen Putnam at the 2009 Stratton
Home & Garden Club Summer Show
  On Tuesday 27th October 2009 the Bishop of Sherborne licensed Geoffrey Boult as Stratton's associate priest and Janet Smith, Rural Dean and Rector of Charminster as priest in charge  
             
       
  1st February 2011. Chairman of Stratton Parish Council Andy Aylott stands between retiring
Parish Clerk, Alan Newton (right) and
incoming Clerk, Keith Hawkins.
  Stratton Summer Fayre Childrens Art
Competition 2011 Winning Entry by Georgina
  Pamela Clark-Simpson with Rose Hill (right) & Debbie Etherington (left), winners of the 2011
St Mary's Church Quiz at the July
'Cream Teas in the Church' event
 
             
       
  Stratton from the air looking (more or less) north-west. Photographed by Deane Parr   June 2012: Stratton celebrated The Queen's Diamond Jubilee with a picnic on the Village Green   June 2012: The Queen's Diamond Jubilee
beacon at 'The Clumps'
 
             
     
  Janette Lamont (third from left) and Jan Grocott (right) were part
of a team that took on the 2012
Three Peaks Challenge
  Rosie Barfoot (left) and Tracy Moore both from Stratton
were 2012 Olympic Torch Bearers.
 
             
       
  Autumn 2012: A Diamond Jubilee Commerorative Tree was planted by Stratton Parish Council on behalf of the residents of the parish   Thatching at Plague Cottage, Stratton in the
summer of 2013. Photographed by June Clinton
  '44932' passes Stratton on 30th June 2013
Taken by Carey Lock
 
             
       
  Tracy & Jan raised £436.61 for the Breakthrough Breast Cancer charity at their Great Pink Bake Off event on 19th October 2013   Chefs at the 'Eat Your Way Around The World' charity event held on Saturday 2nd November 2013   On Sunday 10th November 2013 a Service of Remembrance was led by Rev. Geoffrey Boult at Stratton War Memorial  
             
       
  St Mary's Church, Stratton 16th November 2013
Taken by Carey Lock
  Bench on Stratton Village Green
Taken by Deane Parr on 19th November 2013
  The Wrackle & Water Meadows in Flood
Taken by Colin Jackson in December 2013
 
             
       
  The Wrackle & Water Meadows in Flood
Taken by Colin Jackson in December 2013
  Stratton Playing Field
Taken by Alison Tong on 1st January 2014
  Catkins in Stratton - February 2014
Taken by Colin Jackson
 
             
       
  Snowdrops - February 2014
Taken by Melissa Webb
  Crocuses - February 2014
Taken by Melissa Webb
  What can you see hidden at The Clumps?
Taken by Malcolm Wilson
 
             
     
 
  Daffodils on Stratton Village Green.
Taken on March 2014 by Jan Wells
  Restoration of the Stratton name board.
Taken by Colin Jackson on 27th March 2014
  Just when we thought Spring
had arrived; another downpour!
Taken by Colin Jackson on 28th March 2014
 
             
 
   
 
  Collision at Dorchester Road junction with The Rise. Taken on 9th April 2014 by Colin Jackson   Plasterboard tipped in the lay-by
on the Sydling St Nicholas road
Taken by Colin Jackson 11th April 2014
  Church noticeboard being installed by
(l-r) Wayne Hughes, Mike Lock & Matthew Pullman
Taken by Pamela Clark-Simpson on 12th April 2014
 
             
 
 
 
 
  Great Tit - Stratton - April 2014
Taken by Carey Lock
  Roe Deer - Stratton - April 2014
Taken by Carey Lock
  Wisteria at the Manor House - Stratton
Taken by Chris Boulton on 3rd May 2014
 
             
 
Roe Deer - Stratton - 5th May 2014
Taken by Carey Lock
   
The Clumps on 11th July 2014
Taken by Colin Jackson
 
           
 
     
  West door of St Mary's Church, Stratton
Taken by Colin Jackson on 11th July 2014
  A photographic entry from the 2014 Stratton &
District Home & Garden Club Summer Show
Taken on 29th June 2014 by Jan Wells
  Stratton Village Green & Village Hall
Taken by Colin Jackson on 11th July 2014
 
             
   
 
 
  Hollyhocks in Dorchester Road, Stratton
Taken by Colin Jackson on 11th July 2014
  Dorset Echo's magazine article about the Stratton website & StrattonActive - 19th July 2014   5029 Nunney Castle passing Ash Hill
Taken on 27th July 2014 by Janet Ogden
 
             


Fierce Sky and Sunlight
Taken by Deane Parr on 28th July 2014
 
The Brownies in residence at the Village Hall
Taken on 29th July 2014 by Jan Wells
 
 

'Team Stratton' Volleyball Competion Runners-Up
31st July 2014



Hedge-cutting in The Square
Taken by Colin Jackson on 11th August 2014
 
34067 'Tangmere' being towed towards Yeovil
Taken on 17th August 2014 by Colin Jackson

 
 
     
A car struck the porch of the old Bull Inn which is now private residential properties
Taken on 10th September 2014 by Colin Jackson
 
 
Wilf tending the flock in Laceys Meadow between Stratton & Bradford Peverell
Taken by Shepherd, Andrew Cooke on 5th November 2014
 
Mill Lane Bridge
Posted on 14th November 2014 by Carey Lock
 
             
 
Stratton Village Hall Quiz - November 2014
2014 winner Janice Sibley (left) is presented with the cup by 2013 winner, Karen Boulton whilst quizmaster, Andy Aylott looks on.

 
             
 

 

 

 
  St Mary's Church & Stratton War Memorial
14th November 2014 by Carey Lock
  Book Fair at Stratton Village Hall
Taken by Colin Jackson on 16th November 2014
  Stratton Skyline photographed by Carey Lock
4:28pm Sunday 23rd November 2014
 
             
 
Sunrise by Deane Parr on 25th November 2014
 
Taken on 6th January 2015 by Colin Jackson

 
Taken on 8th January 2015 by Colin Jackson
 
             
 
Taken on 9th January 2015 by Colin Jackson
 
Taken on 9th January 2015 by Colin Jackson

 
Taken on 9th January 2015 by Colin Jackson
 
     
 
Taken on 9th January 2015 by Colin Jackson
 
     
 
The Dorset Road Safety Team on the A37 Dorchester to Yeovil between Stratton and Grimstone on Sunday 11th January 2015. Taken by Colin Jackson
     

Taken on 18th January 2015 by Colin Jackson
 
 
Network Rail carried out repairs in the tunnel at Frampton over a five or six week period with most activity happening on weekend nights.
The buildings at New Farm Buildings were used as a base.
Photos taken by Colin Jackson
         
 
The Wrackle
Posted on 18th January 2015 by Caroline Angel
 
Taken by Pamela Clark-Simpson
5:05pm Monday 26th January 2015
 
         
 
St Mary's Church, Stratton clock mechanism
Taken by Colin Jackson on 5th February 2015
 
Village Green Flowers in March 2015
Taken by Jan Wells
 
         
     
Solar Eclipse on Friday 20th March 2015
Taken by John Cherry
     
             
 
One of the two dogs 'on guard' outside their home in the village.
Always dressed appropriately for the weather or in reflecting village events.
Photo taken by Jan Wells in April 2015.
 
             
 
Spring in Stratton
Taken by Colin Jackson on 9th May 2015

 
Full moon over Stratton
Taken by Deane Parr on 2nd June 2015

 
Preaching Cross in St. Mary's Churchyard, Stratton
Taken on 4th June 2015 by Colin Jackson

 
             
 
View from the bus shelter at Ash Hill
Taken on 4th June 2015 by Colin Jackson
 
Stratton Playing Field Tennis Court
Taken on 4th June 2015 by Colin Jackson
 
Skateboard Ramp on the Playing Field
Taken on 4th June 2015 by Colin Jackson
 
             
 
Taken on 4th June 2015 by Colin Jackson
 
Wrackleford Estate Countryside
Taken on 4th June 2015 by Colin Jackson
 
Taken on 4th June 2015 by Colin Jackson
 
             
     
  Bee on Canary Creeper
Taken by Jan Wells on 11th June 2015
  Sheila Every's Calla Lilies
Taken on 11th June 2015 by Yvonne Turner
 
             
       
  Flatland Boogie Band at Stratton Village Hall
Taken by Sol Parr on 18th July 2015
  Volleyball 'Team Stratton' 2015
Taken on 23rd July 2015 by Emily
  Horse with no name
Taken by Colin Jackson on 4th August 2015
 
             
       
  Stone dogs on guard
Taken by Colin Jackson on 25th September 2015
  New dog-waste bin
Taken by Colin Jackson on 25th September 2015
  PCSO Sarah Pilcher with Deane Parr
Taken by Colin Jackson on 2nd October 2015
 
             
     
  Autumn Leaves
Taken by Jane Wells on 21st October 2015
  Sunset on 22nd November 2015
Taken by Pamela Clark-Simpson
 
       
     
  St Mary's Church & the Phone Box
Taken on 22nd November 2015
by Pamela Clark-Simpson
  Daffodils on Stratton Village Green
Taken by Pamela Clark-Simpson
on 8th December 2015
 
         
     
  Christmas Lights
Taken by Colin Jackson
on 16th December 2015
  Geraniums in Magiston Street, Stratton
Taken on 19th December 2015
by Marian Dixon
 
         
 
The Stratton Strollers - Carol Singing for Charity - December 2015
 
         
     
  Taken by Marilyn Richardson
on 7th January 2016
  Taken by Marilyn Richardson
on 7th January 2016
 
         
         
  Flooded Water Meadows
Taken by Jan Wells
on 7th January 2016
  Flooded Water Meadows
Taken by Jan Wells
on 7th January 2016
  Village Sports Field
Taken by Andrew Hyett
on 11th January 2016
  14th January 2016 New diesel pump installed beneath railway bridge over A37 at Ash Hill. Taken by Colin Jackson  
             
 
Towards Dorchester
Taken on 19th January 2016 by Colin Jackson


 
Icy Puddles
Taken on 19th January 2016 by Colin Jackson


 
Sunrise on 20th January 2016
Taken by Deane Parr

 
             
 
Speed Monitoring In Dorchester Road, Stratton

Taken on 3rd February 2016 by Colin Jackson
 
Snowdrops on Stratton Village Green
Taken on 3rd February 2016 by Colin Jackson
 
Damaged Handrail at Stratton Village Hall
Taken on 4th February 2016 by Jan Wells
 
             
       
  Stratton Countryside on the Wrackleford Estate
Taken by Melissa Webb on 15th February 2016
  The Flooded Playing Field
Taken by Emma Simmons on 28th March 2016
  The Flooded Water Meadows
Taken by Alan Winsper on 28th March 2016
 
             
 
St. Mary's Churchyard Work Party - 23rd April 2016
 
             
       
  Stratton Village Green in May 2016
Taken by Jan Wells
  Saxon Arms Hanging Baskets in July 2016
Taken by Colin Jackson
  The Wrackle
Taken in July 2016 by Colin Jackson
 
             
 
Maize
Taken by Colin Jackson on 5th July 2016
 
Climbing Potato Vine
Taken on 6th July 2016 by Jan Wells
 
         
 
Clearance of the Wrackle
Taken on 27th July 2016 by Colin Jackson
 
Clearance of the Wrackle
Taken on 27th July 2016 by Rob Cooke
 
         
       
    Battens Beach Volleyball Tournament - Weymouth
Team Stratton - Runners-Up

Left to Right back row - Hannah Tompkins, Matt Childs, Marius Onyx, Andrew White, James Cheeseman, Ben Bailey
Left to Right kneeling - Dave Simpson, Rob Tompkins, John Cropp, Simon Spicer
   
             
       
  August 2016
Taken by Colin Jackson
  August 2016
Taken by Colin Jackson
  Water Meadows in the Evening
Taken by Deane Parr on 2nd September 2016
 
             
   
October 2016
Wheelchair Access To the Village Green installed

Photo: Colin Jackson
   
         
 
20th October 2016
Wheelchair Access To the Village Green
Photo: Karen Boulton
 
20th October 2016
Wheelchair Access To the Village Green
Photo: Karen Boulton
 
         
     
River Frome in December 2016
Taken by Marian Dixon
     
     
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