Local News

Dorset County Hospital Plans approved

Dorset County Hospital multi-storey car park plans approved
Councillors overrule Council Planners' recommendation of refusal
West Dorset MP intervenes to save £62.5 million Government funding

Unsung local heroes

I'm asking communities to tell me about their unsung local heroes. Those who have been working in voluntary initiatives or doing personal acts of kindness; from shopping and cooking, to walking dogs, collecting medical supplies, manning support helplines or running community response groups.

Dorchester South Station accessibility funding

West Dorset is set to benefit from a share of a £20 million government fund, as Dorchester South station receives much-needed funding for accessibility improvements.

Search and rescue funding for West Dorset

West Dorset is set to receive a share of £1m grant funding towards vital search and rescue services, in an announcement made today by Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps.