Politics

Shaftesbury Seven-Year Old Launches Online Vegan Sweet Shop

Charlie Richardson has launched a vegan sweet business, VG Sweetie Store, in partnership with his mum, Emma Norris.

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Shaftesbury Town Councillor Uses Freedom Of Information To Obtain Answers

We all have a right to request information from public and governmental bodies using the Freedom of Information Act.

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New Bus Service Returns To Shaftesbury’s Pedestrianised High Street

The new X2 bus service will travel along Shaftesbury High Street again from Monday.

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Businesses Being Asked For Their Views On Permanent Shaftesbury Pedestrianisation

Businesses are being asked whether they are in favour of Shaftesbury Town Council investigating permanent high-street pedestrianisation.

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Shaftesbury Town Council Decides Which Groups Will Receive Grants

Shaftesbury Town Council has awarded its community grants for the year ahead. Their new policy means the council will only fund half of a project’s overall costs – although they have been flexible when applying this new rule against some applications.

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Shaftesbury Town Councillor Uses Casting Vote To Determine Open House Funding

Open House want to introduce new ways to support Shaftesbury residents in need.

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Road Approval Paves The Way For North Dorset Housing Development

Dorset Council planners have given the go-ahead for a new road which will pave the way for the new Gillingham southern extension.

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Dorset Residents Have Their Say Over Proposed Dog Restrictions

Dorset Council has published the responses to a twelve-week survey that will shape the regulations that dog owners must follow.

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Donhead St Mary’s Council Chairman Explains Four Month Absence

The chairman of Donhead St Mary’s Parish Council, Stephen Miles, says he is committed to the role and his community.

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New Bus Service Pulled From High Street Following Dorset Council Mistake

Cllr Derek Beer explains why the new X2 bus service linking The Maltings, Shaftesbury town centre and Gillingham railway station has stopped picking up passengers outside Hine and Parsons and no longer drives down the High Street.

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