New councils take control in Dorset

Dorset Council went live on Monday and will continue to serve residents across the county, as¬†two¬†organisations. It replaces the existing district and borough councils (East Dorset, North Dorset, Purbeck, West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland) and Dorset County Council. This brings together almost 5,000 employees, plus colleagues in education, making over […]

Enabling Rural Productivity Conference

Don’t miss the Enabling Rural Productivity Conference at Kingston Maurward on 23rd March. The conference is following on from the South West Rural Productivity Commission Report, published in October last year and was further highlighted in the Industrial Strategy. It aims to continue the success of cross LEP working by […]