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Dorset Climate emergency

Climate campaigners and local councillors have expressed their dismay at what they see as Dorset Council’s lack of progress a year after it declared a climate emergency. The new authority made the declaration …
Dorset business self employed help viris

Around 5,500 businesses in Dorset have now registered for either a small business grant or a retail, hospitality and leisure grant, Dorset Council says. It is urging anyone who has already applied to …
bin collection refuse

As Dorset Council’s waste services begin to feel the pressure from coronavirus (COVID-19) employee absence and the need to introduce new safety measures to protect its workforce, the council says it is asking …
stay at home virus

Dorset agencies including Dorset Council, the emergency services and health authorities, have issued an impassioned plea for local residents to stay at home. In a joint statement to the public the agencies said …
virus community

Dorset Council has thanked local residents for their ‘amazing community’ response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the Dorset Council area. And it says that to provide extra support where it may be …
footpaths Gillingham

Dorset Council has issued an order closing several rights of way in the centre of Gillingham during the ongoing roadworks. The order came into force on 12 February and will continue for at …
council tax

Gillingham residents living in a band D property are likely to see their council tax go up by around £87 for the year 2020-2021. That is based on analysis by Gillingham News after …
Dorset Council

A Gillingham resident was recently taken to court for non-payment of a fixed penalty notice that was issued for abandoning a vehicle on a residential road. Gary Castle, 21, of Wyke, Gillingham was …
Bus shelter

Gillingham is set to have at least one and possibly five more bus shelters in response to what the town council claims will be a growing demand for more buses. Dorset Council has …