'Scrap single-use plastics in Poole', urge Poole's Lib Dem Councillors

The BBC's Blue Planet II highlighted the damage that people are doing to our oceans with plastic waste.


Dorset's unique natural environment and beautiful coastline is valued by residents and visitors but it is under threat. It's time that the Conservatives, locally and nationally start taking notice of this devastating issues and taking action to stop it.

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Christchurch referendum: 84 per cent reject merging with Bournemouth and Poole

Vikki Slade: "I am delighted that the people of Christchurch have had the chance to share their views on the proposed Super Council and that they have rejected it so emphatically."


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Lib Dems tackle Colehill's parking problems

Parish Councillors Linda and Ian Dickins are helping to fight to reduce the problem of parking outside Beaucroft School on Wimborne Road – Ian is a member of the Parish Council working party to review general parking problems.


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Conservative MPs defy Theresa May and vote against the Government's Brexit Plans

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."


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.


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."


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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