Residents of Chetnole and Stockwood have the opportunity to shape their community through the development of a Neighbourhood Plan.
West Dorset District Council have appointed Raymond Brown Construction to carry out works to strengthen the quay walls at West Bay’s deep water berth due to start next week.
A man has been found guilty of offences under the Pet Animals Act 1951, following an investigation undertaken by the West Dorset District Council Dog Warden Service.
A proposed housing development in Yetminster will not go ahead following an appeal decision issued by the Planning Inspectorate on 30 January.
All nine councils in Dorset have now considered a report and accompanying detailed package of evidence setting out a proposal to replace the county’s nine councils with two new unitary authorities.
Ambitions to bring further prosperity to Dorchester by securing its future as a thriving regional shopping centre will be considered by West Dorset District Council.
North Dorset District Council, West Dorset District Council and Weymouth & Portland Borough Council have started a programme which aims to encourage more home building and at a faster pace.
The likelihood of Dorset’s nine councils being replaced by two new unitary authorities is a step closer, after West Dorset District Council voted for change.
A memorial service in recognition of Holocaust Memorial Day will take place in the Princess Diana Gardens, Radipole Park Drive, Weymouth on Friday 27 January.
The Bridport Area Car Boot Fund and Dorchester Market Car Boot Fund are inviting community and voluntary organisations working in and around Bridport and Dorchester to apply for funding.
Two consultations relating to anti-social behaviour will be launched this week. Under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, West Dorset District Council can put in place Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs). The district council are considering a PSPO in relation to anti-social drinking, aggressive begging and the feeding of gulls in specific areas… Read more Public space consultations launched
Free parking will be coming to Weymouth town centre this December. Members of Weymouth & Portland Borough Council’s Management Committee have agreed to offer free parking between 3pm-6pm everyday from Saturday 3 December to Saturday 31 December in the town centre. The borough council has worked closely with the Weymouth BID to coincide this offer… Read more Free parking boost to town centre this festive period
Securing Dorchester’s future as a thriving regional shopping centre and boosting our economy remains the vision of West Dorset District Council.
Anyone interested in leading Bridport Health Walks are being asked to get in touch with the district council. Bridport Health Walks is just one of around 400 schemes nationwide. Free training will be provided for anyone interested. The role of the volunteers is to lead and promote walks, checking out new routes and risk assessments.… Read more Volunteers wanted for Bridport Health Walks
Councillors will consider the future of Dorchester Tourist Information Centre (TIC). West Dorset District Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee will meet on 22 November to consider a report from the scrutiny working group about the future of Dorchester TIC. The report takes into account the 1,312 responses that were received to the public consultation along… Read more Options for Dorchester Tourist Information Centre discussed
Residents who confirmed their voter registration online, by text or by phone this autumn have saved the council partnership more than £25,925.
West Dorset District Council and Weymouth & Portland Borough Councils’ dog wardens have been awarded a 2016 Gold Stray Dog Footprint by the RSPCA.
Voters living in Weymouth’s Wey Valley Ward will be asked to go to the polls on 20 October 2016 to elect a new borough councillor.
Residents across Purbeck, West Dorset and Weymouth & Portland can have their say on a review of the Council Tax Support Scheme for working age applicants in their area.
Residents of Corscombe, Halstock and East & West Chelborough have the opportunity to shape their community through the development of a Neighbourhood Plan.