What Council is Bere Regis?

Locally, Bere Regis is governed by Dorset County Council at the county level, Purbeck District Council at the district level, and Bere Regis Parish Council at the parish level.

Why is it called Bere Regis?

The name of Bere Regis is commonly thought to come from the Old English word meaning a grove or wood with the suffix Regis coming from the fact that in its early history the village was part of the Crown Estate and where King John took up residence many times. …

What does the Regis mean in Bere Regis?

of a king
The latin suffix Regis, meaning “of a king” or “belonging to a king” was sometimes added to the name of a town or village in order to denote that it formed part of royal estates, or, particularly in more recent times, when the town or village was associated in some special way with the reigning monarch.

How do you spell Bere Regis?

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What’s it like to live in Bere Regis?

THE residents of Bere Regis are fortunate to be able to enjoy wonderful countryside walks, host many wildlife appearances, particularly hedgehogs, and are treated to the most remarkable recitals of birdsong.

Where does the A31 start and finish?

The A31 is a major trunk road in southern England that runs from Guildford in Surrey to Bere Regis in Dorset.

What does Regis mean in Lyme Regis?

(Regis means ‘of the King’)
Lyme Regis in West Dorset was a medieval port which became a seaside resort in the 18th Century. Lyme Regis (Regis means ‘of the King’) has an excellent sandy beach and small harbour.

What kind of name is Regis?

The name Regis is primarily a male name of Latin origin that means Ruler, Kingly.

What is the meaning of Regis?

Regis, Latin for “of the king”, occurs in numerous English place names.

Is the A31 a busy road?

The A31 between Wimborne Minster and Bere Regis, most of its Dorset stretch is primarily a single-carriageway road, used by heavy goods vehicles, and as such is relatively slow for a trunk road during busy times of the day….A3090 road.

Length 19 mi (31 km)

What is the speed limit on the A35?

With responsibility for maintaining and improving England’s motorways and major A roads, Highways England recently installed an electric vehicle charging point in the village. And now a 30mph speed restriction is set to be made permanent following the outcome of an air quality trial carried out on a section of the A35.

Did Lyme Regis used to be in Devon?

Lyme Regis /ˌlaɪmˈriːdʒɪs/ is a town in west Dorset, England, 25 miles (40 km) west of Dorchester and east of Exeter. Sometimes dubbed the “Pearl of Dorset”, it lies by the English Channel at the Dorset–Devon border….Lyme Regis.

Lyme Regis Lyme
Unitary authority Dorset
Ceremonial county Dorset
Region South West
Country England

Where does the Bere Regis parish council meet?

The Parish Council meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7pm in the Drax Hall. A Parish Councillor also joins Peter Wharf our District Councillor at the regular surgery he holds. This is at Turberville Court on the first Saturday of each month from 9.30 to 10 am.

Where are Bere Regis and Shitterton village located?

As part of the community Bere 14-18 Commemorations, a small team is researching the lives of the men of our three local parishes (Bere Regis, Winterborne Kingston & Affpuddle /Turnerspuddle) who served in the forces in the Great War.

Is there a ban on BBQs in Dorset?

Dorset Council is banning BBQs and fires at all of our country parks, and on Dorset Council land that is deemed to be a high fire risk.

Which is the nearest railway station to Bere Regis?

The village is situated at the western terminus of the A31 road (Guildford – Bere Regis), where it joins the A35 (Southampton – Honiton), although both roads now bypass the village. The local travel hubs are Wareham railway station, 6 miles (9.7 km) from the village, and Bournemouth Airport, 17 miles (27 km) away.