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).
A £2.5m project is underway to create 20 new employment units in the heart of 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
Hard-working volunteers from across the district of Purbeck have been thanked at a ceremony hosted by District Council Chairman, Bill Trite.
BTEC engineering students from Twynham School and the Grange School got an exclusive opportunity last week to visit two multinational engineering companies based in Christchurch. Cobham Special Mission and Signature TechnicAir opened the doors of their hangers to a group of Year 10 students and provided a unique insight in to potential careers in aircraft… Read more Inspiring students in Christchurch to consider a high flying career in aerospace engineering
Cllr David Flagg, Acting Leader of Christchurch Borough Council, has met with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, the Rt Hon Sajid Javid. The meeting gave Cllr Flagg the opportunity to discuss Christchurch’s views on local government reorganisation and the Future Dorset submission made by six of the nine councils in Dorset.… Read more Secretary of State meets with Christchurch Acting Leader
Paul Hilliard has been elected as councillor to represent the Mudeford and Friars Cliff ward in Christchurch following a by-election. The results of the by-election, held on Thursday 2 March 2017, are: Fiona Janeen Cownie – Green Party – 72 Sheila Gray – Independent – 466 Paul Alan Hilliard – The Conservative Party –… Read more Paul Hilliard has been elected as councillor to represent the Mudeford and Friars Cliff ward
Do you support the idea of art installations on Highcliffe Beach? Would you like to see a boardwalk installed? Christchurch Borough Council has launched an innovative new website ‘Christchurch Coastal Connections’ to help you quickly and conveniently join the conversation and give your feedback. The website, www.christchurchyoursay.co.uk, is a brand new site which encourages residents… Read more Have your say on coastal projects in Christchurch
Purbeck District Council is to write to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid, setting out its position on local government reorganisation in Dorset.
There is still time to submit questions for a session taking place on Thursday 16 March at the Purbeck School, Wareham.
There will be an increase of around 10 pence per week (£5 for the full year) in Purbeck District Council’s portion of the council tax for a Band D household.
Christchurch Borough Council members have approved the permanent reconstruction of Avon Beach promenade as part of the 2017/18 Capital Strategy. Currently there is a 200m low lying section of promenade along the beach front and this scheme will involve raising that section by 900mm to make it level with the higher promenade on either side.… Read more Council Approve Avon Beach Promenade Works
Christchurch Borough Council members have agreed to make representations to the Secretary of State, Rt Hon, Sajid Javid, to set out their position on local government reorganisation in Dorset. The decision comes after members approved a motion, put forward by Acting Leader, Cllr David Flagg at Full Council on 21 February. They also formally approved… Read more Christchurch sets out its position on Future Dorset
East Dorset District Council members will be writing to the Secretary of State, Rt Hon, Sajid Javid, to set out their position on local government reorganisation in Dorset. Members do not feel that the proposal for Future Dorset, submitted by six local authorities across Dorset, would best serve the people of East Dorset. At Full… Read more East Dorset sets out its position on Future Dorset
The world of local government and public service provision continues to change at an unprecedented speed. We must provide the leadership to face the challenges head on.
Dorset County Council has underlined its backing for community-run transport links to keep people in rural areas connected.
Purbeck District Council’s licensing sub-committee has granted Loud Sound Events Limited a variation to their existing premises licence at Lulworth Castle and Grounds.
Plans to establish a regional adoption agency (RAA) covering the whole of Dorset have been approved by councillors at Dorset County Council’s Cabinet meeting (1 February).
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.