Dorset News

Dorset Council

At 11am on Saturday 15 August, a small group gathered at the Kohima War Memorial at County Hall in Dorchester to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Japan (VJ) Day and remember …
Student A level results

Students in Dorset have received their  A Level results  today. Dorest Council says that advice on education, work and training, including information for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), is …
house bulding dorset

An independent report for Dorset CPRE shows that the Dorset Council and BCP Council could be forced to plan for ‘excessive’ numbers of new housing, the group says. The Campaign to Protect Rural …

What is being called a ‘COVID Health Protection Board’ is being set up to  monitor for and respond to any potential coronavirus outbreaks in Dorset. Sam Crowe, Director of Public Health for Dorset …
Dorset Council

Motorists in Gillingham are set to face further delays as engineers from Dorest Council begin more roadworks in the town. After the work on the new cyclepath along Le Neubourg Way, the council …
library books

Libraries are starting to reopen in Dorset. Since 8 July residents have been able to use an order and collect service at 22 of Dorset Council’s 23 libraries, but from Monday 27 July, …
Church View cycle route

Highway workers in Gillingham are reminding residents to use the temporary push-button crossing available. Work on the cycleway scheme is currently focussed at the Waitrose junction and there is a controlled crossing point …
insects Dorset

The Wildlife Trusts has published a new report ‘Reversing the Decline of Insects’ which shows how people in every part of society, wherever they live, can take action to bring back declining insects. …
Dorset Council

As a licensing authority, Dorset Council is asking for the public’s views on two new policies. The policies are intended to set out what the council expects of premises license and permit holders. …