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The date for the Shaftesbury Neighbourhood Plan referendum is set for 6th May 2021 and simply asks voters one question: ‘Do you want Dorset Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Shaftesbury to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?’ The referendum asks you to...

Dorset Council has concluded its hearing of three code of conduct complaints in relation to two Shaftesbury Town Councillors. The decision notices have been posted on Dorset Council's website and are also available at https://www.shaftesbury-tc.gov.uk/data-transparency/. You may follow the links below to go directly to...

https://census.gov.uk/What-the-census-helps-video-ENGLISH.mp4 Households across Dorset along with the rest of England and Wales will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021 The census is a ten-yearly survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It has...

Formal plans for Remembrance Day have been cancelled this year following the restrictions which are to start on Thursday 5th November 2020. As Covid-19 cases are rising rapidly across the whole of the UK and in other countries, the Government has asked everyone to act now...

The Mayor, Councillors and Officers of Shaftesbury Town Council are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Ray Humphries. Ray was a stalwart of the Town and deeply involved in our community. He was a town councillor for 13 years and a Mayor twice,...

SHAFTESBURY TOWN COUNCIL Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY   FROM:         The Town Clerk, Mrs Claire Commons DATE:          17th September 2020 SUBJECT:    Temporary Pedestrianisation of Shaftesbury High Street Update Pedestrianisation of Shaftesbury High Street continues under a temporary arrangement. Introduction of bus services heading East (down the High Street) will...