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Dorset Council

Councillors in Dorset are to vote on a budget proposal that would put up average council tax bills in the area by just over £50 a year. The planned 3 percent rise in …
Peacemarsh Road closure

UPDATE 14 January 2022: Gillingham Town Council has been informed by Dorset Council that these repairs will now take place at night, and that the road will be closed on those dates from …
Dorset Council

Dorset Council has cleared the planning validation backlog, it says. This means that planning applications are now being validated within a few days of receipt. The council’s planning transformation project has brought together …
Care leavers Dorset Council

Dorset Council has built on a positive relationship with Hall & Woodhouse, to create valuable career and training opportunities for young adults who are leaving the care of the council. The family-owned business …
archaeology dig Common Mead lane Gillingham

Dorset councillors have rejected an application to build 80 new homes on a site off Common Mead Lane in Gillingham. The vote last month is a major boost for the local residents who …
Save Bay Persimmon

Dorset Council has turned down controversial plans to build up to 200 new homes in the Bay area of Gillingham. The developers Persimmon had hoped to construct the new houses at Windyridge Farm …
Parking car park Gillingham

Dorset Council has attempted to play down the controversy over increased county-wide car parking charges it plans to introduce next year after news of the increases began to leak. It announced its proposals …
electric car charging Dorset

New electric vehicle chargepoints have been installed in Dorset, one of them in Gillingham. These chargepoints have been installed and are live at Wollaston Field car park, Dorchester; Gas Lane, Gillingham; Old Market …
Dorset Council

The elections team at Dorset Council is looking for additional polling station staff in the Gillingham/Shaftesbury area.  If you are interested please take a look at the job descriptions, complete the application form …