Council News

SHAFTESBURY TOWN COUNCIL Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY FROM:         The Town Clerk, Mrs Claire Commons DATE:          1st June 2020 SUBJECT:    Temporary Pedestrianisation of Shaftesbury High Street Plans are underway to introduce temporary safety measures to the High Street in Shaftesbury. The Town Centre with its narrow pavements means shoppers cannot...

SHAFTESBURY TOWN COUNCIL Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY   FROM:         The Town Clerk, Mrs Claire Commons DATE:          1st June 2020 SUBJECT:    Wildflower Verge Trial Just before the lockdown the Shaftesbury Town Council Grounds team had prepared four sites across the town for the sowing of wildflower seeds. Several weeks later...

Please find below some free colouring sheets to help keep your little ones or you entertained whilst being stuck at home! A local art student has kindly drawn these colouring pages below for us to share! Simply click on the images to download, print, colour and stick...

Shaftesbury Town Council postponed Tuesday night’s Extraordinary Full Council to consider a Motion of No Confidence in Cllr Karen Tippins. A communication was received late on the morning of the meeting raising a number of issues. In order to give them due consideration it was...

2 weeks after launching the Shaftesbury Scrub Hub, it has made its first deliveries of sewn items. 20 gowns, each in their own cotton laundry bag have gone to the Blackmore Vale Partnership in Shaftesbury and 40 laundry bags to Shaftesbury School for teachers carrying...

Shaftesbury Community Support Group launches Food Aid Support Service The Shaftesbury Support Group has welcomed over 100 new volunteers and teams are in place to reach out to support those people who need a helping hand during the crisis. Over 450 calls have been received over...

75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day Celebrate at home on Friday 8th May 2020! Follow us on social media throughout the day to join in with the Nation and Town celebrations.   3:00pm - The Nation's Toast to the Heroes of World War 2 Raise a glass with...

Next week our grounds team will be providing a single one-off cut to the verges, grassed areas and cemetery under our maintenance next week starting on the 4th May, observing the social distancing rules. This is to keep areas safe and manageable, it also helps remind...

Shaftesbury Town Council will be holding a council meeting using new powers introduced in the Coronavirus 2020 Act. These powers, which were made available to Councils from 4th April 2020 mean that Council's can meet using online or telephone meeting facilities. The public may also...