Christchurch council could opt not to join Government plans for two new unitary authorities in Dorset. The ‘Future Dorset’ plan, which is supported by Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Sajid Javid, would see Dorset’s nine councils replaced by the new unitary authorities. However, Christchurch council have expressed doubts about the idea […]
More than 600 people have signed up for the Big Commuter Challenge. Organised by Bournemouth Council, the scheme challenges people to use other modes of transport such as bikes, buses or switch to car sharing. Our Buzz reporter Josh Wilde, asked the public whether they would be willing to share a car with a stranger.
A meeting will take place today that will decide the fate of the iconic bournemouth balloon.
Poole council has rejected a bid for a referendum but has voted in favour of a union with Bournemouth and Christchurch authorities. Bournemouth and Christchurch are due to confirm their position when they meet to debate the issue in the coming days; Poole has been against the merger in previous years. Members voted 27 in […]
Sherborne Town Council calls public consultation on plans for new £4 million Art Gallery
The centre, home to Ferndown Town Council, community and theatre groups sadly closes its doors this lunchtime.
The nine councils in Dorset have a combined total of £330m in reserves, as reported by the Bournemouth Echo. The following are the latest figures from April this year; Dorset County Council £101,322,000 Bournemouth £85,397,000 Borough of Poole £59,014,000 East Dorset £13,050,000 Christchurch £9,308,000 Purbeck £7,054,000 West Dorset £35,108,000 North Dorset £7,051,000 Weymouth and Portland […]