Hard-working volunteers from across the district of Purbeck have been thanked at a ceremony hosted by District Council Chairman, Bill Trite.
Purbeck District Council is to write to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid, setting out its position on local government reorganisation in Dorset.
There is still time to submit questions for a session taking place on Thursday 16 March at the Purbeck School, Wareham.
There will be an increase of around 10 pence per week (£5 for the full year) in Purbeck District Council’s portion of the council tax for a Band D household.
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.
The Discover Purbeck Information Centre, run by Purbeck District Council, has won Bronze for the second year in a row in the Tourist Information Service of the Year category at the recent South West Tourism Excellence Awards.
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.
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.
At the Full Council meeting of Purbeck District Council held on 31 January 2017, District Councillors voted against a recommendation to make a submission to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government requesting that Dorset’s nine councils should be replaced by two new unitary councils.
The Dorset Waste Partnership (DWP) is continuing to help residents recycle more, while delivering a great service and saving money for local councils.
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.
This December, Christmas shoppers in Purbeck will be able to enjoy some free parking.
Residents in some parts of Purbeck are being asked to comment on documents produced following reviews of some of the district’s conservation areas.
At a packed meeting at the Purbeck School, Purbeck District Councillors made a commitment to thoroughly review the current partial review of the Purbeck Local Plan.
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.
BT is proposing to remove 41 public phone boxes from across Purbeck.
The Discover Purbeck Information Centre, Wareham has won Gold at the Dorset Tourism Awards
Residents across Purbeck, West Dorset and Weymouth & Portland can have their say on a review of the Council Tax Support Scheme for working age applicants in their area.
People have been getting out and about in Purbeck this September and enjoying a range of free and low cost activities.