Dorset

Dorset Council local plan comments published

Comments received during the first consultation of the Dorset Council Local Plan draft have been posted on the council website. The first consultation of the Dorset Council’s draft local plan took place between January and March of this year. About 9,000 respondents participated during this period. These comments are all …

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Netball stars reunite as league celebrates with awards night

PLAYERS from the South & West Dorset Netball League descended on the Dorchester Trinity Club for their annual presentation night, with an array of award winners. This well-deserved celebration unfortunately could not take place last year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but this year the event was back in full …

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Police search for missing 17-year-old Dorset boy

POLICE are looking for a 17-year-old boy missing from Dorset. Agents are asking the public for information to help locate missing Samuel McCall, who was in contact with his family for the last time on Tuesday, October 26. He is described as white, five feet eight inches tall and of …

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New development plan at Common Mead Lane, Gillingham

A NEW blanket demand for 80 houses north of Common Mead Lane, Gillingham, has been submitted by developers – claiming it could bring the area £ 1.2million. A similar request was rejected by 5-4 by Dorset Council in August after opposing more than 120 locals, including City Council and two …

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Searching for Missing Weymouth teenager Brandon Falshaw-Skelly

POLICE have appealed for missing persons to help locate a missing teenager from Weymouth. Brandon Falshaw-Skelly, 16, was reported missing on Saturday 23 October at 12:35 a.m. after being last seen around 8:30 p.m. on Friday 22 October in the downtown area. Brandon is described as white, five feet ten …

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