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Former Dorchester mayor, John Antell, has died

Posted: 07.05.21 by The Editor Local News



Former Dorchester mayor John Antell, for many years the town’s only Labour councillor, has died. His death was announced at the annual meetin...

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Citizens Advice Bureau is set to get a financial boost from Dorchester Town Council's savings

Posted: 07.05.21 by Trevor Bevins - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Dorchester Town Council is to spend some of the savings it made during the year to help the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB). The authority ended the y...

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The results are in for Poundbury Rotary Club's dog photo competition

Posted: 07.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



The results are in for the Poundbury Rotary Club photography competition. More than 50 dog portraits were submitted and £442 raised for Macmi...

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Dorchester revealed as a Dorset hotspot for Japanese knotweed

Posted: 06.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Dorchester has been revealed as a Japanese knotweed hotspot of Dorset. As the UK’s most invasive plant enters its spring growth phase, Japanese ...

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Dorchester Town Council rejects application for metal detectorists to search on its land

Posted: 06.05.21 by Trevor Bevins - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



An application for metal detectorists to search on Dorchester Town Council owned land at Salisbury Field, and on other sites owned by the authority, h...

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New chairman and mayor for Dorchester Town Council

Posted: 06.05.21 by Trevor Bevins - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Gareth Jones has become the new chairman of Dorchester Town Council and will become mayor later in the month. He takes on the role from Richard Big...

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Try your hand at boxing - enjoy a once in a lifetime opportunity and raise money for charity

Posted: 05.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Men and women are needed to take part in a once in a lifetime opportunity and help raise money for charity. Seconds Out (SO) boxing - based in Dorc...

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Meet the Dorset PCC candidates hoping to get your vote tomorrow

Posted: 05.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Dorset residents will be going to the polls tomorrow (Thursday) to elect a new Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC). The current PCC, independent M...

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What's being planned to improve Dorchester's road, path and cycle networks?

Posted: 05.05.21 by Trevor Bevins - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



The highways director for Dorset is to be asked to appear before Dorchester town council to explain what his department is doing to improve roads and ...

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Young Marketeers comes to Dorchester: Schoolchildren encouraged to grow their own and sell at the market

Posted: 05.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



A programme encouraging children to grow their own fruit and vegetables then sell them at the local market is coming to Dorchester. Local Food Link...

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