Working Together Webinars

working together logoDAPTC working with Dorset Council have created a short format online way of briefing both clerks and councillors about key changes, projects and initiatives. This gives member councils an opportunity to engage both Dorset Council officers and elected members on key topics.

Who should council send along?

There are no requirements other than an employee or councillor that will provide an update for their council at the next opportunity and ensure any actions are followed through. The webinars may be just about sharing key information or they may require action on the part of the parish or town council.

DAPTC host the webinars and ensure that post webinar resources are available and where possible the webinars are recorded for those that can't make it on the day.

If you would like to know what this series of webinars is about, WATCH THIS 1 MINUTE VIDEO

2024 Working Together Webinars:

Dates and future working together webinars will be published here.


Dorset Council | Safety Advisory Group (SAG)

Ian carter who looks after the Safety Advisory Group for Dorset Council ran through a presentation about what they do and then provided a headline view of Martyn's Law which is going through parliament currently.


Local Transport Plan 4 - Dorset & BCP Councils

Helen Jackson and Owen Clark briefed parish and town councils across Dorset just ahead of the consultation opening on the Local Transport Plan 4.


Recycling Team Update | Dorset Council

Stuart Beckingham and Marten Gregory from Dorset Council's Recycling Team gave an informative update on the progress being made with recycling - but there's more they can do and so can your communities! Can you help them?

Parish & Town Council Borrowing Approval | Department for Levelling Up Homes & Communities (DLUHC)

Planning ahead and understanding precisely what you need to do by when and how - is vital for securing that all important approval to borrow money for your parish or town council.

Years of Culture | The Arts Development Company

Years of Culture | The Arts Development Company

The Arts Development Company will launch in 2024 a project to identify towns and villages of culture across Dorset. The idea is based on the well established cities of culture and it presents a fantastic opportunity for towns and villages to step-chnage their promotion and delivery of culture.

Analogue Phones Switch Off | Presentation from BT about how they will support customers

Analogue lines will be switched over in the next 18 months approximately in Dorset. Each telecoms service provider is tasked with supporting their customers through this change and in the process helping support vulnerable customers where the impact may be greater. 

Scribe Accounts | Introducing Scribe Lite for Smaller Parish Councils

John Fagan (CEO Scribe Accounts), Nathan Foster and India Greenwood were all on hand to show clerks and RFOs about Scribe Lite - a finance software package ideally suited to small parish councils. To find out more click READ MORE

Litter Free Dorset | Campaign Updates

Eimear Coyle from Litter Free Dorset provided an update on a number of initiatives. The webinar was recorded and copie sof the slides and other resources are below.




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