A new scheme helping communities around Poole access vital funds to deliver key infrastructure projects in their local area has been launched.Details
Mayors and chairmen from across Dorset joined the Mayor of Ferndown, Cllr Cathy Lugg, on a civic day tour of some of the businesses in Ferndown on 13 July.
After rejecting a proposal to replace Dorset’s nine authorities with two, East Dorset District Council has voted to be involved in debates leading to a potential merger.
Proposals to build 420 homes, a hotel and supermarket on the field at Parley crossroads have incensed hundreds of local residents.
Members of East Dorset District Council have voted to be in a joint committee that spans Dorset and will begin from September 2017.
Cllr Derek Burt, has been sworn in as chairman of East Dorset District Council for the third time having previously held office in 1977-79 and 2011-12.
Ferndown’s new mayor was unanimously elected at the town council’s annual meeting on 16 May and her husband was also chosen on the night to become her deputy.