The leaders of Christchurch Borough Council and East Dorset District Council have welcomed an intervention by Chris Chope MP with regard to an unsuccessful bid for a Transformation Challenge Award by the Christchurch & East Dorset Partnership.
According to Bournemouth Borough Council, Navitus Bay’s ‘Plan B’ cannot legally be considered under the existing wind farm proposal. The council believes it is both illegal and unreasonable to allow consideration of Navitus Bay’s ‘eleventh hour’ alternative option without any of the required public consultation and environmental assessment activity having been undertaken.
Known nationally for its naturalistic style, 2015 will be a significant year for Knoll Gardens as its owner, Neil Lucas celebrates his 21st year at Knoll. A world authority on ornamental grasses, Neil is celebrating the anniversary with a series of events on his ‘specialist subject’ as well as plant fairs and garden wildlife events…
Wimborne in Bloom’s annual meeting will be held in The Town Hall on Monday 26th January at 7.30pm.
Ball clay mining’s fascinating 2,000 year history is to feature in BBC Radio 4’s popular rural magazine programme ‘Open Country’ this week – following a visit to the dedicated volunteers behind the unique award-winning Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum near Corfe Castle.
Diverse Abilities, the only charity in Dorset that supports children and adults with profound physical and learning disabilities, and their families, is giving the Dorset community the opportunity to start 2015 by making a difference and supporting adults with disabilities in the local area. Supported living allows adults to live as independently as possible in…
The cyclist who died in a fatal collision in Dorchester on Thursday 8 January 2015 has been named by the family.