Theresa May has called a snap general election. The general election will take place on Thursday 8 June, on top of local elections, which take place on 4 May. Here’s more information about what it means for you. With both local and national elections on the horizon, here are seven things you need to know:… Read more Six key questions about the general election
Residents and visitors can visit the new Dorchester Tourist Information Centre (TIC), now located on the ground floor of Dorchester Library & Learning Centre.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is currently carrying out a census test in West Dorset on Sunday 9 April.
If you’ve received your council tax bill, you may notice some increases, including the adult social care precept. This is the second year this has been added to bills. We explain more about what this is and what it means for your bill. This year, the government has allowed councils, who are responsible for providing… Read more Your council tax bill explained – adult social care additions
The return of ITV’s award winning drama Broadchurch has put Dorset firmly back in the media spotlight. With West Bay taking centre stage once more the Visit Dorset Tourism Partnership are making the most of this opportunity to promote the Broadchurch filming locations to the millions of fans of the series.
Elections are being held across Dorset on 4 May 2017.
Dredging works for West Bay and Lyme Regis Harbours have been rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances.
In preparation for the 2021 Census, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) will be carrying out a census test in West Dorset this year.
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.
Residents are being warned to be on their guard for suspicious emails that aim to capture their personal details. It comes at a time when council tax bills are being sent to millions of homes across the country.
Annual dredging works are set to take place in West Bay and Lyme Regis during March.
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.