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Dorset Police

Dorset Police has launched ‘Your Dorset. Your Police. Your View.’ which is described as a ‘new way to make your views heard to help shape the county’s policing in the future’. Dorset Police …
climate dorset

Residents from across North Dorset who recently met local MP Simon Hoare to discuss climate change said they were worried about a lack of progress in building new houses and estates with environmentally-friendly …
Climate change Dorset

North Dorset MP Simon Hoare is to hold a meeting with local constituents this Wednesday 9 October about the issue of climate change. The meeting, at The Exchange in Sturminster Newton, comes after …
David Chadwick Liberal Democrats North Dorset

The Liberal Democrats have chosen their candidate to fight the next general election in North Dorset. David Chadwick, 27, who grew up in Gloucestershire and currently lives in London, says his key areas …
Stourhead autumm

As the leaves start to turn and the first signs of autumn colour appear, the gardening team at the world-famous Stourhead landscape garden is once again preparing for its most popular season. There …
Mark Dawson

In a fascinating talk top-selling local author Mark Dawson described how he went from being a ‘not very good lawyer’ who just wanted to write novels to a highly-successful author who has sold …
Mark Dawson

Mark Dawson does not have a publishing company behind him, but he is still a hugely successful author and tonight he will be sharing the secrets of his success at the first of …
council tax

Care leavers in Dorset will not have to pay council tax until they are 25, Dorset Council has announced. The council’s Cabinet has agreed that young people who have spent time in foster …
st martins demolish Topsie rabbit

The demolition of St Martins House in Queen Street, Gillingham, to make way for 59 ‘extra care’ homes for older people, has begun. On Tuesday 24 September children from the nearby Topsie Rabbit …