Weymouth’s Promenade, stretching from Brunswick Terrace to the Jurassic Rocks Café is set to undergo resurfacing works. The works will take place from 24 April and will last for the duration of the week. David Brown, Head of Assets and Infrastructure at Weymouth & Portland Borough Council, said: “These works are specifically targeting areas around… Read more Promenade set for resurfacing works
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
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.
Christchurch councillors have decided to defer any referendum on local government reorganisation following the announcement of a General Election to be held on 8 June 2017. With the snap General Election meaning possible changes to cabinet members and government policies on local government going forward members felt it was best to defer any decisions about… Read more Christchurch referendum deferred
Residents of Weymouth and Portland are invited to a memorial service and short wreath laying in recognition of Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) Day this month.
Weymouth’s Stone Pier is set to undergo minor maintenance works.
Overnight on Monday 10 April, the A35 Upton bypass was realigned alongside the new concrete barriers.
All Dorset working parents of children aged under 12 (or 17 if they have a disability) are being invited to apply for tax-free childcare before other areas of the country.
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.
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.
Christchurch Borough Council, working in partnership with The Dorset Coastal Community Team (DCCT), is celebrating as it has just been awarded £424,000 to deliver coastal projects in Christchurch. The BID, which was submitted to the Coastal Community Fund in 2016, aimed to connect people to the coast, connect coastal communities to each other and connect… Read more Christchurch secures funding for coastal projects
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.
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 list of candidates standing in the Dorset County Council election on 4 May is now available online or as a public notice at any of the local council offices across Dorset.
April 7 is National Walk to Work Day. Introduced to encourage people to be mindful of their health and their carbon footprint.
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.