Shaftesbury’s mayor had to use his casting vote twice on Tuesday night to break deadlocks in the meeting to determine how the council will meet after 7th May.
Dorset Council is taking too long to process planning applications. That’s the view of Melbury Abbas and Cann Parish councillors.
A spine road linking Maple Road with Wincombe Lane was promised when plans for the eastern development estate were first published.
In the second of our interviews with candidates for the Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner role we speak with Dan Hardy.
The councillor who oversees highways explains why Dorset Council won’t automatically set the speed limit for new estates at 20 mph.
During lockdown, local councils have held meetings online. Residents have been able to see how decisions are made and the way their councillors behave.
The public has backed Dorset Council’s proposal to use St Mary’s Shaftesbury as a school for children and young people with, or Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
Dorset Council Highways officials and councillors representing Melbury Abbas, Compton Abbas and Fontmell Magna have met to discuss improvements to a dangerous North Dorset road junction.