Category Archives: News

Dorset’s Police and Crime Panel met on 7 February to discuss the police council tax precept for 2014/15.

Members of the panel examined the Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill’s recommendations for next year’s (2014-15) police council tax charge.



After a thorough debate, the majority of the panel voted against increasing the police precept by 1.96 per...

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The Queen has been pleased to appoint Mr (Ian) Angus Campbell as Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Dorset to succeed Mrs Anthony Pitt-Rivers when she retires on 22 January 2014.

Angus Campbell served for a number of years in the Army Air Corps, and has since focused on his farming interests and local politics. He has served...

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Contributed by Dorchester residents

‘Town’s one-way system unveiled’ was the Dorchester Voice cover story before Christmas. Inside, the town was invited to ‘Have their say on new one-way system’.

Town-centre-one-way-map

In the accompanying article, Hilary Cox, Dorset County Council’s Cabinet member for the environment, was quoted as saying: “Dorchester...

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A new appeal has been launched to raise money for a purpose-built facility to store Dorset County Museum’s extensive collections and provide working areas for volunteers and visiting researchers.

The project will also include a bespoke education and lecture room for use by both schools and the local community.

Individuals wishing to support the scheme have the...

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Tickets for the Dorchester beer festival are now on sale – but hurry, because they are selling fast; online tickets have already gone, as have most of the tickets for both evening sessions.

You can buy them over the counter at Dorchester Tourist Information Centre, the Borough Arms (Goldies) in High East Street or the Boot...

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