Nov 262020

Dorney has been placed in Tier 2 Covid restrictions effective December 2nd. These are:

  • you must not socialise with anyone you do not live with or who is not in your support bubble in any indoor setting, whether at home or in a public place
  • you must not socialise in a group of more than 6 people outside, including in a garden or a public space – this is called the ‘rule of 6’
  • businesses and venues can continue to operate, in a COVID-Secure manner, other than those which remain closed by law, such as nightclubs
  • pubs and bars must close, unless operating as restaurants. Hospitality venues can only serve alcohol with substantial meals
  • hospitality businesses selling food or drink for consumption on their premises are required to:
    • provide table service only, in premises which sell alcohol
    • close between 11pm and 5am (hospitality venues in airports, ports, transport services and motorway service areas are exempt)
    • stop taking orders after 10pm
  • hospitality businesses and venues selling food and drink for consumption off the premises can continue to do so after 10pm as long as this is through delivery service, click-and-collect or drive-through
  • early closure (11pm) applies to casinos, cinemas, theatres, museums, bowling alleys, amusement arcades, funfairs, theme parks, adventure parks and activities, and bingo halls. Cinemas, theatres and concert halls can stay open beyond 11pm in order to conclude performances  that start before 10pm
  • public attendance at outdoor and indoor events (performances and shows) is permitted, limited to whichever is lower: 50% capacity, or either 2,000 people outdoors or 1,000 people indoors
  • public attendance at spectator sport and business events can resume inside and outside, subject to social contact rules and limited to whichever is lower: 50% capacity, or either 2,000 people outdoors or 1,000 people indoors
  • places of worship remain open but you must not socialise with people from outside of your household or support bubble while you are indoors there, unless a legal exemption applies
  • weddings and funerals can go ahead with restrictions on numbers of attendees – 15 people can attend wedding ceremonies and receptions, 30 people can attend funeral ceremonies, and 15 people can attend linked commemorative events such as wakes  or stonesettings.
  • organised outdoor sport, and physical activity and exercise classes can continue
  • organised indoor sport, physical activity and exercise classes will only be permitted if it is possible for people to avoid mixing with people they do not live with (or share a support bubble with). There are exceptions for indoor disability sport, sport for educational purposes and supervised sport and physical activity for under-18s, which can take place with larger groups mixing
  • you can continue to travel to venues or amenities which are open, but should aim to reduce the number of journeys you make where possible
  • if you live in a tier 2 area, you must continue to follow tier 2 rules when you travel to a tier 1 area. Avoid travel to or overnight stays in tier 3 areas other than where necessary, such as for work, education, youth services, to receive medical treatment, or because of caring responsibilities.You can travel through a tier 3 area as a part of a longer journey
  • for international travel see the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office travel advice for your destination and the travel corridors list

Aug 152020

As part of the 2012 Olympic preparations the Parish Council discussed the introduction of a roundabout at the corner of Lake End Road, Village Road and Court Lane. At the time this was not possible, however with the M4 work the idea was discussed again at council meetings from July 2018 onwards. Please find attached […]

May 272020

Please find below a list of contact details to use should there be further issues at the lake: 1. Police If the problem is a parking obstruction or persistent anti social behaviour please call 101. If the road is blocked and an emergency vehicle would be unable to get through call 999. If possible make […]

Mar 172020

Dorney Parish Council and Dorney School have worked together to purchase a Community Access Defibrillator which has been installed on the side of the Village Hall near the Playground tuck shop. The case is locked – the keycode is C123X The defibrillator will lead you through the steps to use it, should you need to. […]

Mar 142020

The repairs to Lake End Road are scheduled to start 20th March. There will be traffic lights in situ while the repairs are underway. The repairs will be carried out on one carriageway at a time. In conjunction with Dorney School the Parish Council have purchased a community access defibrillator for Dorney Reach. It is […]

Feb 112020

Lots of questions over the past few months about reviewing speed limits. Please find attached a link to the Bucks County Council review of speed limits. Apologies, it is too long for WordPress so you will need to cut and paste! 2. Speeding near the school. The council are investigating a 20mph sign during drop […]