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The Piddle Path

The Piddle Path

Published: 21 Jun 21

Piddle Valley Parish Council are working on helping to create a safe school route along the Piddle Valley bridleway Read More...

Money & Pensions Service

Money & Pensions Service

Published: 21 Jun 21

The Government’s Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) is supporting the Dorset Association of Parish and Town Councils and is a free and impartial service to provide pensions guidance to support your council, parishioners and residents. Read More...

CiLCA - is it worth it?

CiLCA - is it worth it?

Published: 27 May 21

Back in July 2021 I saw an advert for a Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer role within a local Parish Council and thought, I will apply for that as I clerk for the governors at a local school, how different could it be? Oh, how little did I know, just how different it could be. Read More...

Town Hall Talk  - A storm in a bandstand

Town Hall Talk - A storm in a bandstand

Published: 27 May 21

With the Court ruling that Councils must now meet in public, Swanage Town Council arranged to have both their Annual Meeting and Parish Assembly in the recently re-furbished bandstand. The weather at the end of May in the last three years has been warm and balmy: just perfect for an outdoor gathering with views over the beautiful Swanage Bay. What was not on the agenda was the pouring rain, blustery winds and waterlogged seats! Read More...

Weymouth Town Council organises Free Health Walks & Seated Exercise Classes

Weymouth Town Council organises Free Health Walks & Seated Exercise Classes

Published: 11 May 21

Free Health Walks and Free Seated Exercise Classes offered to Weymouth Residents Read More...

Joint campaign for keeping Dorset safe - No BBQs or Fires campaign

Joint campaign for keeping Dorset safe - No BBQs or Fires campaign

Published: 11 May 21

Dorset Council are banning BBQ’s and fires at Dorset Councils Country Parks and on Dorset Council land that is deemed to be a high fire risk. They are working with other agencies in Dorset on a coordinated campaign to address the fire risk problems from BBQ’s (especially disposable) and fires. Read More...

Creating Wildlife Havens

Creating Wildlife Havens

Published: 20 Apr 21

Weymouth Town Council is doing its bit to help give nature a home this spring and is encouraging residents to get involved in their own gardens. Read More...

Town Hall Talk

Town Hall Talk

Published: 2 Apr 21

By Cllr. Tina Foster of Swanage Town Council Read More...

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We're Good to Go In Weymouth!

Published: 8 Mar 21

We're Good to Go aims to support businesses as they work towards re-opening and welcoming back customers. Read More...