Dorset Council

Liberal Democrat’s take control of Dorset Council

The Liberal Democrats have taken control of Dorset Council following the local elections. It is reported that the new administration will review the controversial car parking price increases adopted by the Conservatives.

Extra funding for road maintenance in the Dorchester area

As its annual programme gears up for spring, with extra funding Dorset Council is set to bolster its proactive measures to look after its roads. This includes more pothole repairs, resurfacing and  preventative treatments to manage road condition and maintain highway safety.

New A35 roundabout for proposed North of Dorchester development

A new roundabout on the A35 east of Stinsford is part of the proposed plans for a major development in Dorchester. The link road connecting the A35 and A37 to the north of the town to relieve traffic on the Southern Bypass and on Dorchester’s High Street

Information about Home Office asylum seeker barge at Portland Port

Dorchester Chamber

Multi-Agency Forum Communications Group which includes representation from the Home Office, Portland Port, Dorset Council, Dorset Police and NHS Dorset has released information regarding the asylum seekers accommodation barge to be based at Portland Port.