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Puddletown bypass to remain closed westbound over weekend due to sinkhole

Posted: 14.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



The A35 westbound towards Dorchester will remain closed over the weekend after a sinkhole opened up in the road on Tuesday. The closure is in place...

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Puddletown is one step away from having more say on planning applications in its area

Posted: 14.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Puddletown is just one step away from having an adopted neighbourhood plan. A final version of the Puddletown Neighbourhood Plan was submitted to D...

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West Dorset MP blasts Highways England for taking too long to improve A35

Posted: 14.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



West Dorset MP Chris Loder has challenged Highways England about the dangers of the A35 at a meeting of the Transport Select Committee in Westminster....

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More offices converting into homes could have consequences for Dorchester's economy, parking and congestion

Posted: 14.05.21 by Trevor Bevins - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Dorchester's ‘townscape’ could soon be changing with proposals to convert more offices into homes. Town and unitary councillor ...

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Crime falls in Dorset keeping it 'one of the safest counties in the country'

Posted: 13.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Dorset “remains one of the safest counties in the country” as recorded crime drops by 9.3 per cent, according to new figures. Data released by ...

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Happy anniversary! Care provider celebrates success, passion and 35 years after starting in Dorset

Posted: 13.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Dorchester Nub News’ sponsor Agincare is marking 35 years of providing high quality and affordable care after humble beginnings in Dorset. Wh...

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Solar farm could provide enough power for 13,000 homes if approved - residents voice objections

Posted: 13.05.21 by Trevor Bevins - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



A solar farm on 77 hectares at North Dairy Farm, Pulham near Dorchester could provide enough power for 13,000 homes, if approved. An application ...

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Property of the week: Refurbished family home in sought-after location

Posted: 13.05.21 by Lottie Welch Property



Are you looking for a new home in or around Dorchester, or do you enjoy browsing for ‘dream property’ potential available in the local area? Do...

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Dorset Council's climate policies could be defeated by residents' support and cost

Posted: 13.05.21 by Trevor Bevins - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Dorset's climate change policies could ultimately be defeated by the cost – and some residents not buying into the concepts. Environm...

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Cerne Abbas Giant: Research unveils surprising and exciting information on its age

Posted: 12.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Research into the age of the iconic Cerne Giant has provided some “surprising” and “exciting” results - suggesting the chalk figure dates back...

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