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Fisheries in Dorset given £800k funding boost

Coun Peter Finney of Dorset County Council

FISHERIES in Dorset will be given a boost after being allocated £800,000 worth of funding.

5:05am Tuesday 21 March 2017

Road could be widened to create new junction – but residents fear it will increase risk of accidents

Oakley Farm at Ringwood Road, Three Legged Cross where plans for a new junction at Woolsbridge Industrial Estate have been created. Picture: Google Streetview

5:01am Friday 17 March 2017

Restaurant plans submitted for ground floor of listed building

Plans to convert the ground floor of 16 West Borough in Wimborne into restaurant space. Picture: Elliot Bond Consulting

PLANS to convert part of a listed building in Wimborne into a restaurant have been submitted to the council.

5:00am Sunday 12 March 2017

‘Ban duck and geese shooting near nature reserve’

Richard Cordery, who has set up a petition against wildfowling in Christchurch Harbour

A KEEN birder has set up a petition calling for duck and geese shooting near a nature reserve to be banned.

5:01am Wednesday 8 March 2017

In The Dock: 13 people from Poole who have appeared in court

Poole Magistrates' Court

PAUL JAMES HARDY aged 37 of Heights Road, Poole, admits to assaulting a person at Poole on 31/12/16. Conditionally discharged for two years. To pay £20 victim surcharge and £120 court costs.

5:00am Monday 13 March 2017

Why is East Dorset District Council spending just 1.1% of budget in Ferndown? asks Barrington Centre trustee

The Barrington Centre in Ferndown after its closure on Friday

THE recently-closed Barrington Centre in Ferndown has been let down by the district council, according to a trustee.

5:04am Monday 23 January 2017

Dorset's councils have £330m in reserves - so why are they cutting services?

Bournemouth Town Hall.

DORSET'S nine councils have a staggering £330million in savings, the Echo can reveal.

5:04am Friday 20 January 2017

Councillor calls for decision on council merger bid to be deferred

David McIntosh

CALLS have been made to defer the decision on possible council mergers in Dorset due to a “lack of information”.

5:04am Tuesday 17 January 2017

Leader will write to government over 'super-council' fears

Cllr Spencer Flower

THE leader of East Dorset District Council will write to the government with concerns over 'super-council' plans, writes Abiga

5:03am Wednesday 22 February 2017

Purbeck rejects council merger after vote produces dead heat

Cllr Bill Trite used his casting vote to defeat the super-council plan

PURBECK has joined Christchurch and East Dorset in defiance of the current 'super-council' proposals, after a dramatic vote on Tuesday night.

7:10am Wednesday 1 February 2017
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