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Councils welcome funding boost

West Dorset District Council, Weymouth and Portland Borough Council

Councils welcome funding boost

Posted on 30 January 2015

  News that important projects in West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland will receive a funding boost has been welcomed. (more…)

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29/01/15: Dorset County Council Leader Robert Gould announces reshaped Cabinet

Council news, Dorset County Council

29/01/15: Dorset County Council Leader Robert Gould announces reshaped Cabinet

Posted on 29 January 2015

  Dorset County Council Leader Robert Gould has reshuffled his Cabinet to more clearly focus on local people’s priorities. (more…)

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Optum appointed to develop Dorset health and wellbeing hub

Council news, Partnerships

Optum appointed to develop Dorset health and wellbeing hub

Posted on 28 January 2015

  Following a competitive tender process, Public Health Dorset has appointed Optum, a leading health services organisation, to develop a new phone and online hub, slated to launch in April, to help Dorset improve the health and wellbeing of local residents. (more…)

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Heavy horses used for tree work at St Catherine’s Hill

Christchurch Borough Council

Heavy horses used for tree work at St Catherine’s Hill

Posted on 28 January 2015

  Sometimes the old ways are the best, and that’s certainly true at St Catherine’s Hill in Christchurch where heavy horses have been used to extract felled timber. (more…)

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East Dorset Council to oppose charges for Household Recycling Centres

East Dorset District Council

East Dorset Council to oppose charges for Household Recycling Centres

Posted on 28 January 2015

  East Dorset District Council’s Community Committee will support the government proposals to prevent any charges for residents to use Household Recycling Centres (HRCs). (more…)

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aerial Weymouth Bay

Weymouth and Portland Borough Council

Weymouth and Portland launch 2015’s bumper events and festival programme  

Posted on 28 January 2015

  Weymouth and Portland will host over 250 events during 2015, including community fetes and fairs. (more…)

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Prospective councillor information sessions

Council news, North Dorset District Council

Prospective councillor information sessions

Posted on 26 January 2015

  If you are considering standing for election as a local councillor in North Dorset in May you can find out what’s involved by coming to the free information session at North Dorset District Council’s offices in Blandford Forum on Wednesday 18 February between 4.00 and 7.00pm. (more…)

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Christchurch and East Dorset manager to take part in LGA Challenge

Christchurch Borough Council, East Dorset District Council

Christchurch and East Dorset manager to take part in LGA Challenge

Posted on 26 January 2015

  A manager at the Christchurch and East Dorset Partnership is one of only 10 council employees in the country to have been chosen to take part in the 2015 Local Government Association Challenge. (more…)

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