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No roof garden planned for County Hall and there never was

Dorset County Hall

WITH regard to Tuesday’s article (Echo, February 21) about the refurbishment of County Hall, there is no roof garden planned at County Hall and there never was.

5:00am Monday 27 February 2017

Job Centre, library and day care centre could all be provided from one building

Dorset County Councillor Robin Cook.

COUNCIL chiefs are working on a scheme which will see public services continue to be provided in communities by groups working together and sharing staff, buildings and equipment.

5:04am Saturday 11 February 2017

Council votes to reject super council plans

East Dorset leader Spencer Flower (right) and Christchurch leader Ray Nottage

EAST Dorset District Council has become the first of the county’s nine authorities to reject the super council proposal.

11:20am Tuesday 31 January 2017

Cabinet backs council merger ahead of full council's decision

Councillor Spencer Flower

EAST Dorset District Council's cabinet backed plans for a merger on Wednesday night.

5:01am Friday 27 January 2017

Dorset County Council votes in favour of unitary authority

Dorset County Council.

PLANS to reduce the number of councils in Dorset from nine to two have been described as "the opportunity of a lifetime".

2:17pm Thursday 26 January 2017

Former Mayor of Poole Joyce Lavender dies

Poole’s then Mayor Joyce Lavender and then Wimborne Mayor Robin Cook walk across the footbridge beside Canford Bridge

A FORMER Mayor of Poole has passed away.

5:03am Monday 9 January 2017

Councillor Robin Cook elected new chairman of East Dorset District Council

Councillor Robin Cook elected new chairman of East Dorset District Council

COUNCILLOR Robin Cook has been elected as the new chairman of East Dorset District Council.

1:42pm Thursday 29 May 2014

The new look Dorset County Council - the election results

Dorset voters go to the polls: the results

Voters all over Dorset have elected their new county council for the next four years.

10:06pm Thursday 2 May 2013

How to cook for food allergies

How to cook for food allergies

WHEN you’re getting stressed about packing for your summer holiday, spare a thought for chef Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne who’ll be packing an extra special suitcase – full of food.

10:10am Thursday 8 July 2010

2,655 sign petition for post office in Wimborne

THE number of people who have signed a petition to reinstate post office facilities in Wimborne following a blaze now stands at 2,654, equal to almost one signature per household in the town centre.

9:23am Wednesday 19 August 2009
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