COLEHILL lies adjacent to Wimborne Minster on its eastern side and is an area of mainly modern housing developed in the 20th century.
On its southern edge, the settlement adjoins the old A31 Ringwood – Dorchester Road, now by-passed. The oldest part of the settlement lies to the north, where it adjoins open countryside and heathland.
The parish has a population of 6,760 and for District Council elections, is divided into 2 wards: Colehill East and Colehill West.
Colehill has a library, a school, and several local convenience stores.
Dorset County Council (Colehill & Stapehill) 2014: Janet Dover (LD) e : firstname.lastname@example.org
www.dorsetforyou.com Next Election: May 2018
East Dorset District Council : Colehill East (2 seats) May 2015
Janet Dover (LD) e: email@example.com
Kevin Johnson (Con) e: firstname.lastname@example.org
East Dorset District Council : Colehill West (1 seat) May 2015
David Packer (Con) e: email@example.com
Some Local Issues : Canford Bottom Junction, Local buses; Rubbish Collections; Roads & Footpaths; Proposed Housing Developments
East Dorset District Council – Colehill East (2 seats) May 2015
LD (2) Janet Dover 1858, Barry Roberts 1080
Con (2) Kevin Johnson 1333, Graeme Smith 1230
UKIP (2) Brian Lowe 548, Stefan Morawiec 415
East Dorset District Council – Colehill West (1 seat) May 2015
Con (1) David Packer 927
LD (1) Linda Dickins 617
UKIP (1) Stephen Homer 193
East Dorset District Council, Colehill East (July 2014) : LD 741, Con 326, UKIP David Mattocks 184
Dorset County Council (May 2013) : LD 1215, Con 786, UKIP Mike Wellstead 616, Lab 139
East Dorset District Council, Colehill East (May 2011): LD 1066, 765; Con 668, 667; Lab 200; UKIP Ken Dacombe 175
2 Councillors elected 2011 : Janet Dover (LD) & Barry Roberts (LD)
Colehill West (May 2011): (No UKIP Candidate)
1 Councillor elected 2011 : David Packer (Con)
Stour & Avon Magazine (weekly): www.blackmorevale.co.uk
Wimborne & District Community ‘Little Guide’
East Dorset News (EDDC)