Pitch perfect for Dorchester Town FC

New housing is not just vital to provide more homes – especially for young, working local people – it is also brings major benefits for the community, according to councillors. They say that common misconceptions about infrastructure continue to persist in some quarters when, in fact, health, education, roads, the environment and transport links are placed squarely at the centre … Read More

Opening Doors launches Home Ownership Register

House hunters are being urged to sign a new register to help bring good quality homes for sale to Dorset. The Home Ownership Register has been launched as part of the Opening Doors campaign to encourage more housing, especially for younger local working people. Weymouth & Portland Borough Council, West Dorset District Council and North Dorset District Council have joined … Read More

West Dorset MP Oliver Letwin backs Opening Doors

Councils in Dorset have contributed a local perspective to West Dorset MP Oliver Letwin’s review of build-out rates on large housing sites. Members and officers from West Dorset District Council, North Dorset District Council and Weymouth & Portland Borough Council met with Sir Oliver at South Walks House in Dorchester. The MP is holding a review commissioned by the Chancellor … Read More