Success! Work on zebra crossing at Sherborn Crescent begins.

This week, work started on the first zebra crossing for Sherborn Crescent!

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Super Council could lead to 5 years of council tax hikes for Poole residents

Councillor Mike Brooke: "Council tax could rise by 6% per year and democracy is under threat."

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In November, the Government announced it is "mindful" to approve the creation of two unitary councils in Dorset to replace the existing nine in an attempt to save money.

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Purbeck: New year consultation on revised local plan

Have your say: January consultation on revised plans.

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Purbeck District Council are aiming to hold a full public consultation focusing on revised plans for new housing development in the district for a period of six weeks commencing in January 2018.

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Wimborne: Car Parking charges to rise in the new year

Shane Bartlett: “New overnight charges could damage Wimborne’s economy.”

East Dorset District Council has gone out to consultation with the public on proposed increases for Car Parking charges in Wimborne and Ferndown.

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Universal Credit Chaos

Dorset residents pushed into poverty by failed welfare reform.

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New Lib Dem Leader Vince Cable will lead the fight to change the direction of Britain

Vince Cable: "The Liberal Democrats offer a compassionate, positive vision for the future - investment in public services, support for businesses to create jobs and a fairer deal for young people."

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Vince Cable has set out his priorities for a better future for Britain as the new leader of the Liberal Democrats.

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Conservative cuts mean Dorset schools among hardest hit in the country

Vikki Slade: "We should be giving our children every chance to succeed at local schools.”

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A National Union of Teachers (NUT) and Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) study suggests that Dorset schools will be some of the hardest hit by Conservative Government cuts to school funding.

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Lib Dems launch petition to save Dorset's buses

Conservatives plan to slash Dorset’s number buses from 35 to just 7.

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The Conservative led Dorset County Council are set to cut bus services across the county again by reducing the number of supported bus services from 35 to just 7.

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Poole Council Conservatives reject referendum on merger

Liberal Democrat proposal for referendum on merger rejected by Conservatives

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Conservative led Poole Council has voted in favour of a merger with Bournemouth and Christchurch to form a 'super-council'.

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Petition launched to stop Poole Council doubling car parking charges

Conservative council to raise car park fees by 150%

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Liberal Democrat Councillors for Broadstone Mike Brooke and Vikki Slade have launched a campaign to stop the hike in car parking fees after the Conservative cabinet at Poole Council voted to raise the cost of parking by 150%.

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