Council News

Public Budget Meeting   There will be a public budget meeting  on Tuesday 4th December 2018, 7 pm, followed by an opportunity to discuss the budget with councillors at a drop in in the council chamber on Saturday 8th December 2018, between 10 am and 1 pm. Thoughts...

SHAFTESBURY TOWN COUNCIL Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY   FROM:                 The Town Clerk, Mrs Claire Commons ISSUED:              21st November 2018 The Wilderness Shaftesbury Town Council is considering buying The Wilderness, an area of approximately 8.3 acres of grass and woodland, to secure it for green space and protect its...

SHAFTESBURY TOWN COUNCIL Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY FROM:         The Town Clerk, Mrs Claire Commons DATE:          Monday 19th November SUBJECT:    Project Belle – public consultation Project Belle – public consultation Shaftesbury Town Council may want to buy the former Budgens store. Do you agree with the proposal? As part of...

SHAFTESBURY TOWN COUNCIL Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY FROM:            The Business Manager – Brie Logan DATE:             Friday 2nd November 2018 SUBJECT:       PRESS STATEMENT – Economic Development Advisory Committee During the summer, the committee has been working closely with Shaftesbury Town Council’s business manager, Brie Logan, to assess and...

SHAFTESBURY TOWN COUNCIL Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY FROM:                 The Town Clerk, Mrs Claire Commons ISSUED:              24th October 2018 Shaftesbury Town Council has been working with stakeholders across the community on ‘Project Belle’. These stakeholders are represented by business and sector experts who have proven knowledge and...

  SHAFTESBURY TOWN COUNCIL Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY FROM:                 The Town Clerk, Mrs Claire Commons ISSUED:              19th October 2018 This November sees the commemoration of the end of the First World War. The Town Council has transformed its display cabinets in the Council Chamber to remember the impact...

SHAFTESBURY TOWN COUNCIL  Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY   FROM:         The Town Clerk, Mrs Claire Commons DATE:          Tuesday, 11th October SUBJECT:    Christmas Competition 2018 If the outside of your home is decked out in dazzling decorations this Christmas, you could be in with a chance of winning goodies from...

SHAFTESBURY TOWN COUNCIL Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY   FROM:         The Town Clerk, Mrs Claire Commons DATE:          Tuesday, 4th October SUBJECT:    Macmillan Coffee Morning Macmillan Coffee Morning From moist chocolate cakes to airy Victoria sponges and gooey flapjacks, the cake table at the Town Hall in Shaftesbury saw a huge...

SHAFTESBURY TOWN COUNCIL Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY FROM:         Zoe Moxham, Office Administrator DATE:          6th September 2018 SUBJECT:    Pop Up Gallery Success in Shaftesbury Young artists raised funds for the Mayors Charity last month selling their unique artwork in a previously empty shop on Shaftesbury High Street. Phillip...