: Waiting for next track...

Wessex FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01305 250333

Row Over Abbotsbury Mobile Phone Mast Plan


12:05am 25th January 2015

A row's broken out over plans to put up a mobile phone mast in the picturesque village of Abbotsbury.

Some campaigners argue it will be an unsightly eye soar - and their current reception is fine.

But Paul Wickham who lives in the village says that's not the case.

He says local farm workers need it to help as a matter of safety.

"The mast may look unsightly - but it's planned to go on the outskirts of the village.  From a safety point of view, for all the guys and girls that work out in the farm, on the quads and in tractors, and on the roads here, it would make sense to have a phone signal."

" I came across a car on fire and couldn't ring the emergency services as I didn't have a signal."

"We need better mobile phone reception and we need this mast."

Sign up for the latest local news direct to your inbox

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit

dorset business directory

The Wessex Word

See the latest wrong guesses and win cash!

Win M&S Vouchers

Thanks to the new Ignis from Lanehouse Suzuki

The Bun Run

Request the cakes for your workplace!

Book The Wessex FM Disco

For your wedding, party or celebration!

Dorset Webcams

Take a look around our beautiful county

Meeting Room Hire

Come to Wessex FM for your meeting or conference