Michael Streeter

Michael Streeter

Shaftesbury Town Council

Shaftesbury town council have failed to support the idea of Dorset becoming a unitary authority after councillors raised objections to the move. Councillors were debating a request for support for the reorganisation of …
Dorset Police

Dorset Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious collision in Shaftesbury. At 1.26pm today, Tuesday 12 December 2017, a two vehicle collision occurred on Salisbury Road near to the …
lorries A 350 Dorset

North Dorset Labour Party has described Dorset County Council’s decision to vote against recommendations made by police and emergency services with regards the A350/ C13, as ‘reckless’. During the consultation period, police and …
Gillingham Community Church hamper

Around 50 local families living below the poverty line will receive special Christmas hampers made by Gillingham Community Church in conjunction with the foodbank.   Members of the church, which runs the North …
lorries Shaftesbury

Dorset County Council Cabinet has agreed a way forward for the routing of HGVs through north Dorset. After hearing representations from residents of villages along both routes, local parish councils, local community groups …
Dorset Police

Officers investigating a fail-to-stop collision in North Dorset are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 10.45am on Wednesday 29 November 2017 a collision occurred on Sackmore Lane …
new homes Mere

Councillors in Mere have expressed concern that planned changes in Wiltshire will see the town switched from the Salisbury area to the Trowbridge area when it comes to assessing local housing supply needs …
dog orders Gillingham

Residents, visitors and organisations in North Dorset, including Gillingham and Shaftebury, are being invited to have their say about rules concerning dogs. People are being asked what they think about dogs in public …
dog leads Gillingham

Gillingham, Shaftesbury and local parish councils could soon be given wider scope to control dog fouling, under a proposal put forward by North Dorset District Council, write Michael Streeter and Richard Thomas. The …