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.
The Discover Purbeck Information Centre, run by Purbeck District Council, has won Bronze for the second year in a row in the Tourist Information Service of the Year category at the recent South West Tourism Excellence Awards.
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.
The Wareham-based Sports Centre fabulous selection of activities lined up from 13 to 19 February.
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.
At the Full Council meeting of Purbeck District Council held on 31 January 2017, District Councillors voted against a recommendation to make a submission to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government requesting that Dorset’s nine councils should be replaced by two new unitary councils.
A question and answer session is to take place on 16 March on the partial review of the Purbeck Local Plan. This will be held at The Purbeck School.
Purbeck District Council has been awarded £900,000 to help address the effects of second homes in the district.
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.
This December, Christmas shoppers in Purbeck will be able to enjoy some free parking.
People are being asked to stay away from a section of sea wall in Swanage damaged by Storm Angus.
Residents in some parts of Purbeck are being asked to comment on documents produced following reviews of some of the district’s conservation areas.
At a packed meeting at the Purbeck School, Purbeck District Councillors made a commitment to thoroughly review the current partial review of the Purbeck Local Plan.
Following an examination by an independent inspector, a consultation is taking place on some modifications to the draft Swanage Local Plan before it can be approved.
BT is proposing to remove 41 public phone boxes from across Purbeck.
Following the recent consultation on the Partial Review of the Purbeck Local Plan, a meeting will take place at The Purbeck School on Wednesday 2 November.
The Discover Purbeck Information Centre, Wareham has won Gold at the Dorset Tourism Awards