Dredging works for West Bay and Lyme Regis Harbours have been rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances.
Volunteers at Highcliffe Castle have chosen the new name of the tea rooms following an event held on 24 March 2017. The event, hosted by Aramark UK and Christchurch Borough Council gave the volunteers an opportunity to meet the new operators of the tea rooms, find out more about their plans for investment in the… Read more Volunteers choose new name for tea rooms!
Local residents are urged to give their views on possible new locations for future waste and recycling facilities in the Blandford and Purbeck area.
Buxton Road in Weymouth will be closed for three days next week while emergency repairs are carried out.
The 2017 Weymouth Beach Volleyball Classic is in urgent need of financial support to guarantee the event going ahead this summer. The Championship, run by the Weymouth Volleyball Club, costs over £20,000 to host. The club is proud to have delivered a high class event for many years, this year however the club has a… Read more Sponsors needed for 2017 Weymouth Beach Volleyball Classic
Local residents and businesses are being invited to join discussions on future development in the district of Purbeck.
Dorset County Council will work with its partners to continue to improve support for children and young people in Dorset who have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Last year, the Dorset Waste Partnership (DWP) removed bring banks across Dorset for materials that can now be recycled at the kerbside, such as glass, paper, cans and plastics.
A £2.5m project is underway to create 20 new employment units in the heart of Dorset.
Members of Christchurch Borough Council have voted to support a proposed referendum on local government reorganisation in Dorset. At their Extraordinary Full Council meeting on 21 March councillors voted 13 – 9 in favour of conducting a referendum. They agreed to support conducting the referendum through postal ballot with supporting information provided. The deadline for… Read more Christchurch councillors support referendum proposal
In preparation for the 2021 Census, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) will be carrying out a census test in West Dorset this year.
The site of Lyme Regis library on Silver Street has been gifted to the Lyme Regis Development Trust by Dorset County Council.
Pupils and teachers in Bere Regis have celebrated the official opening of their new primary school.
Do you live in a rural community with difficulty accessing public transport? Did you know grants are available for local transport schemes across Dorset?
Christchurch Borough Council is to hold an extraordinary Full Council meeting on 21 March meeting to discuss the possibility of holding a referendum around local government reorganisation in Dorset. The requisition, signed by Cllrs Jones, Geary, Bungey, Hilliard and Mrs Jones, asks the council to consider a Referendum being held to determine the wishes of… Read more Christchurch to hold Full Council meeting to discuss Referendum
A new Defibrillator is now available at Friars Cliff Beach for members of the community to use. Early defibrillation doubles the chances of survival and now, thanks to partners at Friars Cliff, a new automated external defibrillator (AED) has been installed on the exterior of the Beach Hut Café. It is purposely easy to access… Read more New Defibrillator at Friars Cliff Beach
Food banks and advice organisations in Dorset have come together to explore how they can help each other do even more for those in need.
Sherborne’s Gryphon Sports Centre is set to be transferred from West Dorset District Council to Gryphon School before the end of August.
There is still time to have your say on two Public Safety Protection Orders (PSPOs) in West Dorset.
Hard-working volunteers from across the district of Purbeck have been thanked at a ceremony hosted by District Council Chairman, Bill Trite.