Schools across Dorset have signed up to 30 Days Wild, the UK’s month-long nature challenge taking place from 1 to 30 June.
Cllr Rebecca Knox was unanimously elected as the new Leader of Dorset County Council this morning (Thursday 18 May).
At a group meeting on Monday 8 May, Rebecca Knox, county councillor for the Beaminster Division, was elected Conservative Group Leader on Dorset County Council.
Two sections of the A350 between Poole and Shaftesbury are being repaired this month as part of Dorset Highways’ road maintenance programme.
Around 500 children in Dorset are in need of foster homes, with around 40 requiring immediate placement.
County council elections were held on 4 May 2017. Here are the headlines…
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.
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 six things you need to know:… Read more Six key questions about the general election
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.
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.
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.
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.