Politics

New Chairman Says Donhead St Mary Parish Will Freeze Its Council Tax Charge

John Feltham has been elected chairman of Donhead St Mary Parish Council. England’s third largest parish also takes in Ludwell and Charlton.

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Shaftesbury Town Council Will Respond To Dorset Council’s Climate Emergency Strategy

Shaftesbury Town Council will offer a formal response to Dorset Council’s Climate Emergency Strategy consultation.

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Council Debates Plan To Prevent Parking On Park Walk – Again

Shaftesbury Town Council has again discussed restricting motor vehicle access to Park Walk.

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Developer Expects Enmore Green Estate Plans Will Be Decided On Appeal

Shaftesbury resident Charlotte MacKay launched the ‘Save our Slopes’ campaign in 2018 with her husband Nicholas.

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Another Blow For Raspberry Lane Residents Planning New Home

Shaftesbury Town Council has objected to plans for a new home on Raspberry Lane. It’s the third time proposals for this site have been debated recently.

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Dorset Council Launches 2020 Residents’ Survey

Dorset Council wants to know whether you find their services value-for-money and whether you trust them.

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Mayor Says Car Park Fee Change Could Harm Shaftesbury’s Relationship With Dorset Council

Dorset Council did not consult the community or town council before announcing their surprise decision to extend car parking charges.

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Campaign To Tackle Poor Councillor Conduct Launched In Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Town Council has launched a campaign to deal with poor behaviour by councillors.

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Shaftesbury Campaigner Rates Dorset Climate Emergency Plan

Dorset Council has launched its strategy for responding to the climate emergency. And they want our views on it.

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