Council News

Following the Government announcement that play areas could now be opened, the Town Council has carried out a thorough inspection of all its equipped play areas and they are now safe and ready for use.  You may notice some areas with equipment gaps, this has...

Welcome to the High Street Pedestrianisation survey. We are seeking the views of businesses and shoppers to understand more about the shopping experience and impact of the temporary plans.   Click here to complete the survey if you are a Business.   Click here to complete the survey if you...

The next meeting of the General Management Committee will be held at 7.00pm on Tuesday 30 June 2020 online at Zoom.us. Meeting ID: 896 5660 4528 Password: 114246 Public Participation Due to the current government coronavirus response, the Town Council will be meeting online. Members of the...

Welcome to the High Street Pedestrianisation survey. We are seeking the views of businesses and shoppers to understand more about the shopping experience and impact of the temporary plans.   Click here to complete the survey if you are a Business.   Click here to complete the survey if you...

Please click here to read an open public letter to everyone in Dorset from all NHS provider trusts and NHS Dorset CCG for you and your volunteers. Thank you for everything you and/or your group are doing to support your community. ...

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...