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Queen's Green Canopy, Dorset

The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) is a new initiative that encourages people across the UK to plant trees to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022. Dorset Council supported this new nationwide initiative …
white-tailed sea eagle Dorset

A group of children from Longfleet Church of England School in Poole were recently treated to a life changing wildlife spectacle whilst out on a school trip, when their group saw a White-tailed …
Dorset Council

Progress continues at Dorset’s new school in Shaftesbury for children with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). Coombe House School, named after the original house on the site, will be part of the …
car park paymnets Dorset

Drivers using Dorset Council car parks are being asked to use cashless payments due to ongoing disruption to many ticket machines across the county. If a machine is currently unable to accept cash …
Dorset Police

Dorset Police has seen a 6.0 per cent drop in recorded crime, according to new figures released on Thursday 4 November 2021, and has the ninth lowest crime rate in England & Wales. …
open spaces Dorset volunteers

The Dorset Local Access Forum are looking for people who want to improve Dorset’s paths and open spaces for local people and visitors. The Dorset Local Access Forum are looking for people who …
Westminster memorial hospital new road

Another step towards safeguarding the future of Westminster Memorial Hospital in Shaftesbury for local people was taken last week with the opening of a new one-way access road, writes Richard Thomas. The project, …
rubbish collection bins Dorset

The effects of the national HGV driver shortage, coupled with the continuing impact of the pandemic, are starting to be felt across Dorset Council’s waste services as collection rounds feel the strain, the …
planning applications Dorset

Dorset Council have admitted that their planning services are struggling with what they term ‘Covid demand’. The construction industry has seen a huge surge during the pandemic, the council says. And homeowners with …