Beef from one of Dorset County Council’s most entrepreneurial tenants is from this month going on sale in the Durlston Country Park restaurant.
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.
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.
The Dorset Waste Partnership (DWP) is continuing to help residents recycle more, while delivering a great service and saving money for local councils.
Families in the Littlemoor area of Weymouth are being invited to adopt a fruit tree as part of a new community orchard project.
People who drop litter including cigarette ends in Weymouth and Portland in January will face £75 fines.
A school was recently presented with a special prize and cookery equipment when one of their pupils won a competition with a difference. The Dorset Waste Partnership (DWP) asked children aged 7-11 years from seven Dorset schools to trial a new, free competition with fantastic prizes. The idea was simple. Each child was challenged to… Read more Dorset Waste Partnership looks to schools to cook up Christmas treats
International volunteering day is raising the profile of the benefits of volunteering. And here in Dorset lots of organisations are looking for volunteers to help local people.
People are being asked to stay away from a section of sea wall in Swanage damaged by Storm Angus.
Students from Beaucroft Foundation School in Colehill donned their high-vis vests and gardening gloves, and came to help improve a section of their weekly walk into town. Allenview car park’s flower bed was in need of some TLC, and with the help of Knoll Gardens a new… Read more Students Lend Their Green Fingered Helping Hands
A community transport grant is now available for local transport schemes across Dorset.
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.
Walkers will descend on Durlston County Park later this month as it hosts the start part for one of the legs of the South West Coastal Path Challenge.
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.
People have been getting out and about in Purbeck this September and enjoying a range of free and low cost activities.
A Dorset brewery has told how faster broadband has helped transform its business operations. Piddle Brewery makes beer, cider and lager at its base near Piddlehinton. It sells to pubs, hotels, shops and the general public via the internet. Managing Director Ian Siddall recently upgraded the brewery’s broadband service. He said: “We do our route… Read more Cheers! Dorset brewery goes superfast
Avon Heath County Park has been awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award . The award is the benchmark national standard for parks and green spaces in the UK.
Latest locations include Arne, Askerswell, Minterne Magna, Moreton, North Wootton and Tarrant Launceston. Dozens more communities in Dorset are to benefit from the roll-out of superfast broadband thanks to strong demand for the high-speed fibre technology by local households and businesses. More than 26 per cent of customers in the Superfast Dorset area have already… Read more Dozens more communities to benefit from Superfast Dorset fibre broadband roll-out
An excellent number of responses was received for the 2016 consultation on the Partial Review of the Purbeck Local Plan.