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How to see a stunning 16th century ship in Weymouth Harbour this May

Weymouth is about to catch a glimpse of history. A replica of a 16th century Spanish ship which sailed the seven seas delivering spices will dock in Weymouth Harbour in May. And visitors will be able to explore the vessel inside and out. By Alex Cummins The stunning NAO Victoria completed the greatest adventure in… Read more How to see a stunning 16th century ship in Weymouth Harbour this May

Golden Cap walkers

Enjoy the Jurassic Coast and Dorset’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty this Easter with new downloadable walks

Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and the Jurassic Coast team have pulled together a series of short downloadable walks to help people explore Dorset’s coast and countryside.

Christchurch secures funding for coastal projects

Christchurch Borough Council, working in partnership with The Dorset Coastal Community Team (DCCT), is celebrating as it has just been awarded £424,000 to deliver coastal projects in Christchurch. The BID, which was submitted to the Coastal Community Fund in 2016, aimed to connect people to the coast, connect coastal communities to each other and connect… Read more Christchurch secures funding for coastal projects

Members approve fence around Quomps play area

Members of Policy and Resources Committee have approved the construction of a fence around the Quomps play area. Following improvement works carried out last year, which attracted many positive comments from people, suggestions were made by users that a fence could be installed to make the area even more attractive to families. The requests came… Read more Members approve fence around Quomps play area

Dozens more communities to benefit from Superfast Dorset fibre broadband roll-out

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

Have you seen our wild flowers?

Earlier in the year the Parks and Countryside team at Christchurch and East Dorset Councils planted a variety of wild flower seeds across the Borough / District. The plants have attracted a lot of positive comments and have helped to brighten up the town for residents and visitors. The flowers are expected to bloom until… Read more Have you seen our wild flowers?