Shaftesbury Town councillors have adopted a plan for the Town Council to achieve carbon-neutral status by 2030. But Cllr Alex Chase expects the council to reach that goal sooner.
Councillor Derek Beer is concerned about the frequent car crashes on the bend on the B3081, below the A30 flyover in Shaftesbury.
Bill Sheriff, who lives nearby, has sent Dorset council, Dorset Police and elected representatives a dossier of photos of vehicles that have smashed into the wooden fence at the side of the Motcombe Road. Bill is sometimes first on the scene of these collisions.
Both men are calling for action. Derek tells Alfred about the extra safety measures that Dorset Council has suggested.
Cllr Beer is also keen to address the problem of drivers using Sweetmans Road as a cut-through between Grosvenor Road and Christy’s Lane, particularly during the morning rush.
Shaftesbury Town councillor Karen Tippins is concerned that a water fountain planned for installation outside the Town Hall could spread coronavirus.
Shaftesbury Town councillors have agreed to hire a planning consultant to help secure a new northern access road from The Maltings to Wincombe Lane.