West Dorset District Council


Visit Dorset hosts digital showcase afternoon with top industry speakers at Athelhampton House

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.

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Public space consultations launched

Two consultations relating to anti-social behaviour will be launched this week. Under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, West Dorset District Council can put in place Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs). The district council are considering a PSPO in relation to anti-social drinking, aggressive begging and the feeding of gulls in specific areas… Read more Public space consultations launched


Volunteers wanted for Bridport Health Walks

Anyone interested in leading Bridport Health Walks are being asked to get in touch with the district council. Bridport Health Walks is just one of around 400 schemes nationwide. Free training will be provided for anyone interested. The role of the volunteers is to lead and promote walks, checking out new routes and risk assessments.… Read more Volunteers wanted for Bridport Health Walks


Options for Dorchester Tourist Information Centre discussed

Councillors will consider the future of Dorchester Tourist Information Centre (TIC). West Dorset District Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee will meet on 22 November to consider a report from the scrutiny working group about the future of Dorchester TIC. The report takes into account the 1,312 responses that were received to the public consultation along… Read more Options for Dorchester Tourist Information Centre discussed