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Piers Brown

Leader of North Dorset District Council, Councillor Graham Carr-Jones, has controversially appointed a 23-year-old first elected less than three years ago to the council’s controlling Conservative cabinet, writes Richard Thomas. Piers Brown, who …
recycling Dorset

Shaftesbury’s household recycling centre (HRC) at Wincombe Business Park will be closed to the public on Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 January as it undergoes deep clean treatment. It will re-open for use …
blood donors Shaftesbury

The NHS has made an appeal for new blood donors to come forward to ensure stocks are maintained, especially after the festive period when blood stock levels tend to fall. NHS Blood and …
Dorset police

Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision near Shaftesbury. Dorset Police was called at 8.28am today, Tuesday 19 December 2017, to a report of a road …
Dorset Police

Dorset Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious collision in Shaftesbury. At 1.26pm today, Tuesday 12 December 2017, a two vehicle collision occurred on Salisbury Road near to the …
lorries Shaftesbury

Dorset County Council Cabinet has agreed a way forward for the routing of HGVs through north Dorset. After hearing representations from residents of villages along both routes, local parish councils, local community groups …
dog orders Gillingham

Residents, visitors and organisations in North Dorset, including Gillingham and Shaftebury, are being invited to have their say about rules concerning dogs. People are being asked what they think about dogs in public …
dog leads Gillingham

Gillingham, Shaftesbury and local parish councils could soon be given wider scope to control dog fouling, under a proposal put forward by North Dorset District Council, write Michael Streeter and Richard Thomas. The …
Future Dorset

The former chairman of Dorset County Council and current Gillingham county councillor Andrew Cattaway says he fears that Dorset’s rural areas, including Gillingham and Shaftesbury, will continue to be Dorset’s ‘poor relations’ under …