Category Archives: Jacqui’s Blog

Confirmed diagnosis at last

Having been feeling ill since April and after months & months of medical tests, I have at last been diagnosed as suffering with Fibromyalgia, very similar symptoms to CFS/ME which is what my own GP thought was causing my problems … Continue reading

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Today’s visit to Thorncombe Village Shop

I’m just back from holding my first ‘surgery’ as District Councillor for Thorncombe at the Thorncombe Village Shop, as soon as I arrived and sat down with my first coffee, there was gentleman needing information, and hopefully I answered all … Continue reading

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Thank you to everyone who voted for me

I received 922 votes in the District Council election, an overwhelming majority, thank you to everybody who voted for me, especially those in Bettiscombe, Marshwood and the Thorncombe area’s that are now part of the Broadwindsor Ward, it will be … Continue reading

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Trying out the kit for the proposed Speed Watch Group in Marshwood

After the meeting to form Marshwood’s ‘Community Speed Watch Group’ we had a go with the kit – the picture shows me with the ‘clicker’ counting the vehicles – and the speed checking device is no bigger than a mobile … Continue reading

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My 2014 Annual Parish Meeting report – interesting read, especially about buses

Over the past 12 months there have been many changes at the District Council; the Shared Services Partnership with Weymouth & Portland has resulted in savings of £2.1m – which has enabled West Dorset District Council to keep the council … Continue reading

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My daughter Katie – with her ‘two mothers’

Another year, another mothers day There is no card in the post to say How much you mean to me But in my heart you will always be The mum who saw me through Everything scary and new I may … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns & Easter Biscuits at the Post Office on Tuesday 7th April

Hi everyone, just to say we will be serving Hot Cross Buns & Easter Bisuits as well as coffee’s / tea’s on Tuesday 7th April at the Post Office in Comrades Hall from 10-12noon

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Looking back at Bus Transport since 2007

Back in 2007 there were no buses from Drimpton into Bridport, the only bus was the 99 Bus running into Somerset – I promised if elected that I would look at providing a bus service for the Drimpton residents to … Continue reading

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New picture of me checking out Fly Tipping in Drimpton

Just got this picture of me inspecting the ‘fly tipping’ of roofing sheets in Netherhay Lane last October – it is so frustrating that people dump their rubbish instead of taking it to a tip – Crewkerne Recycling Centre is … Continue reading

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Looking back at some issue about ‘trees’

Over the past 8 years, hedges and  ‘other people’s tree’s’ have been a recurring issue that I’ve helped many residents with. My first encounter with the ‘Anit-social Behaviour Act 2003’ was at The Old Bakery where there were 3 very … Continue reading

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