Schools across Dorset have signed up to 30 Days Wild, the UK’s month-long nature challenge taking place from 1 to 30 June.
A couple of keen recyclers recently won a year’s kerbside collection of their garden waste, just for recycling drinks cartons.
Around 500 children in Dorset are in need of foster homes, with around 40 requiring immediate placement.
A woman who was a director of a Gillingham-based company in Dorset, was sentenced for fraudulently removing £16,206 from the company, in a case brought by Dorset County Council’s trading standards service.
The Dorset Waste Partnership (DWP) has launched a competition where residents can win a fantastic prize, simply by recycling their waste cartons.
Today (Tuesday 18 April), parents across the county are finding out which primary school their child will be going to in September 2017.
Work at Great Western Cross is coming to a close, with the main construction work set to finish on Friday night.
Overnight on Monday 10 April, the A35 Upton bypass was realigned alongside the new concrete barriers.
Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and the Jurassic Coast team have pulled together a series of short downloadable walks to help people explore Dorset’s coast and countryside.
Two weeks of night work will soon start in Corfe Castle, with the main road through the village closed.
Dorset County Council will receive £19m from central Government to look after its highways in 2017/18.
April 7 is National Walk to Work Day. Introduced to encourage people to be mindful of their health and their carbon footprint.
Graduates across the south are being encouraged to apply to a fast-track programme to become the next generation of child and family social workers.
New figures show that solar energy systems installed by Dorset County Council between 2012-2015 have delivered £77,500 in savings. The 14 systems (including County Hall) installed over this period have made carbon savings equivalent to taking 2,000 cars off the road.
Buxton Road in Weymouth will be closed for three days next week while emergency repairs are carried out.
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.
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?