In a pioneering move towards shared working practices, Dorset councils have carried out a shared procurement exercise for an Environmental Health system that will improve customer service.
By-elections are being held for two town councillor positions in Shaftesbury East Ward and one town councillor position in Shaftesbury West Ward on Thursday 9 March.
North Dorset District Council has set up a grant fund of £15k to support apprenticeships, as part of its focus on supporting economic growth.
From Friday 10 February to Friday 24 March 2017, residents will be asked for their views on a proposal to provide a conservation area at Colesbrook, Gillingham.
There are three casual vacancies available for Shaftesbury Town Council. One vacancy is available for the West Ward of Shaftesbury Town Council and two for the East Ward of Shaftesbury Town Council.
Visit Dorset, a tourism partnership of Dorset local authorities with support from more than 600 local tourism businesses, launched its re-developed website on Wednesday February 1 with an exclusive event at Athelhampton House near Dorchester.
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.
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 North Dorset District Council unanimously voted for change. At a meeting of Full Council held today, councillors agreed to make a submission to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government requesting that Dorset’s nine councils… Read more North Dorset District Council backs change to local government structure
Visit Dorset, a tourism partnership of Dorset local authorities with support from more than 600 local tourism businesses, is preparing to launch its re-developed website with an exclusive event at Athelhampton House near Dorchester.
Councillors in Dorset will consider a report in January on proposals to replace the county’s existing nine councils with two new unitary authorities by 2019.
Public consultation results show clear backing for change to local government structures in Dorset.
Residents who confirmed their voter registration online, by text or by phone this autumn have saved the council partnership more than £25,925.
North Dorset residents, businesses and visitors have just under three weeks left to have their say on district council budget options.
North Dorset District Council, West Dorset District Council and Weymouth & Portland Borough Council will be supporting the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal this November.
North Dorset District Council is set to host a Business Day on 17 November 2016. The event will take place at the Exchange in Sturminster Newton from 10am to 3pm. Over 40 businesses will be exhibiting at the event, promoting their products or services. Cllr Sherry Jespersen, North Dorset District Council’s Executive Portfolio Holder for… Read more Business professionals set to connect at North Dorset Business Day
North Dorset residents, businesses and visitors are being asked to have their say on two district council budget options.
North Dorset District Council is reviewing its recently adopted local plan. To help with this process the council is carrying out a ‘Call for Sites’ to identify sites that may have potential for development over the next 15 years and beyond.
A major public consultation on the future shape of local government in Dorset will be launched on 30 August 2016.
North Dorset District Council has received a neighbourhood plan for ‘Blandford +’ which relates to Blandford Forum, Blandford St Mary and Bryanston.