Weymouth Town Bridge will turn red on the evening of Wednesday, 22 February to ‘shine a light’ on a devastating brain condition.
Dorset County Council has agreed to increase council tax by 4.99 per cent to help bridge the gap in funding for adult social care.
The world of local government and public service provision continues to change at an unprecedented speed. We must provide the leadership to face the challenges head on.
Dorset County Council has won funding amounting to £620,000 from Public Health England to buy and re-develop a property in Weymouth to help ensure local people suffering harm from the misuse of alcohol or other drugs receive the support they need.
Five days of surfacing work near Weymouth Harbour will start on Monday 20 February.
Schools across Dorset are invited to join The Big Pedal 2017 – a national challenge to get more young people cycling and scooting to school.
Dorset County Council has underlined its backing for community-run transport links to keep people in rural areas connected.
Work is starting to investigate improvements for the A350 and C13, between Blandford and Shaftesbury.
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.
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.
Plans to establish a regional adoption agency (RAA) covering the whole of Dorset have been approved by councillors at Dorset County Council’s Cabinet meeting (1 February).
Beef from one of Dorset County Council’s most entrepreneurial tenants is from this month going on sale in the Durlston Country Park restaurant.
As part of Dorset County Council’s refurbishment of the Dorchester to Grimstone cycleway, a better crossing point for cyclists and walkers is being provided across the mouth of the A352.
The Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) team is celebrating £320,000 Lottery funding for a project that helps people with dementia to improve their health and wellbeing through nature.
A Dorset resident was recently issued a fixed penalty notice after their waste was fly-tipped, despite the fact that they didn’t dump the rubbish themselves.
Dorset will be one of four new council areas to take up the government’s 30 hours free childcare offer early, before it rolls out nationally in September.
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.
Dorset is one of only three areas in the country to have been awarded a share of a £7m Government fund to transform services for children and families.
Purbeck District Council has been awarded £900,000 to help address the effects of second homes in the district.