Council News

In its continuing drive to keep Shaftesbury as litter-free as possible and to promote a shared responsibility to minimise litter in the town, Shaftesbury Town Council is leading the #2minuteLitterPick Campaign in Shaftesbury. The Campaign is part of the Litter Free Dorset strategy inspired by the...

It is with great sadness that the Town Council learns of the death this week of Mr Steve Clinch at his home aged 65. Elected as a town councillor on 5th May 2011, Steve worked passionately for his home town. In December 2014 he took up...

Dorset Council proposes to make an Amendment Order to various roads within Shaftesbury, specifically Church Lane and Lyons Walk, Shaftesbury and Bell Street, Shaftesbury.  For more information and to make any observations on these proposals click on the link below and select 'Shaftesbury'. https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/roads-highways-maintenance/traffic-management/view-or-comment-on-a-traffic-regulation-order.aspx  ...

At a Civic Ceremony on 7th June, Councillor Tim Cook declared his acceptance of office in the role of Mayor of Shaftesbury and pledged an oath of allegiance and to serve Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II The Mayoralty is one of the most ancient offices in...

In the May meeting the Planning & Highways committee resolved to adopt the Draft Neighbourhood Plan policies and projects subject to any minor points over coming weeks in readiness of the formal public consultation. The aim was to start the public consultation on 1st July however...

Shaftesbury Oasis 2019 Season Launch! Shaftesbury Town Council is delighted to report that the renovation works at the Oasis Pool is complete and the season has officially started! Following the success of the public toilet project, STC has once again worked in partnership with Nikki Dodds from...