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.
Residents of Chetnole and Stockwood have the opportunity to shape their community through the development of a Neighbourhood Plan.
West Dorset District Council have appointed Raymond Brown Construction to carry out works to strengthen the quay walls at West Bay’s deep water berth due to start next week.
A man has been found guilty of offences under the Pet Animals Act 1951, following an investigation undertaken by the West Dorset District Council Dog Warden Service.
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.
A proposed housing development in Yetminster will not go ahead following an appeal decision issued by the Planning Inspectorate on 30 January.
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.
Ambitions to bring further prosperity to Dorchester by securing its future as a thriving regional shopping centre will be considered by West Dorset District Council.
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 West Dorset District Council voted for change.
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.
A memorial service in recognition of Holocaust Memorial Day will take place in the Princess Diana Gardens, Radipole Park Drive, Weymouth on Friday 27 January.
The Bridport Area Car Boot Fund and Dorchester Market Car Boot Fund are inviting community and voluntary organisations working in and around Bridport and Dorchester to apply for funding.
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
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.
Securing Dorchester’s future as a thriving regional shopping centre and boosting our economy remains the vision of West Dorset District Council.
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
West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland beaches have achieved 11 excellent ratings for their bathing water quality.
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