Council News

Personal protective equipment and COVID-19 guidelines This short briefing sets out some guiding principles, based on guidance at www.gov.uk/coronavirus that can be used to tailor local requests for PPE. First and foremost, the ‘stay at home, protect the NHS, save lives’ message means most council employees must...

We at Inspire Dorset recognise that this is a testing time for all and would like to let you know that we are still in operation and working hard to connect with and support new and existing participants. We are remotely coaching people through video calling...

Shaftesbury’s Street Market has been cancelled for tomorrow, 26th March. The Shaftesbury recycling centre has been closed until further notice. Following the Prime Minister’s address on 23rd March 2020 all communal places within parks, such as playgrounds, sports courts and outdoor gyms must be closed. The Government...

SHAFTESBURY TOWN COUNCIL Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY   FROM:         The Town Clerk, Mrs Claire Commons DATE:          25th March 2020 SUBJECT:    Street Market In Shaftesbury Town Council’s role to represent the people of Shaftesbury, the difficult decision has been taken to cancel tomorrow’s street market. Despite government guidance to continue...

This weeks Thursday street market (26th March) will be going ahead with food stalls only. This should include: Fish, Fruit and Veg, Cheese, Meat and Bread, however we cannot guarantee which traders will attend. If you are planning to go to the market, please follow government guidelines still; ...

SHAFTESBURY TOWN COUNCIL Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY   FROM:         Claire Commons – Town Clerk DATE:          24th March 2020 SUBJECT:    Coronavirus Covid-19 Emergency Measures   To all Shaftesbury Residents Following the Prime Minister’s address to the nation on 23rd March 2020 all communal places within parks, such...

Following the Prime Minister’s address on 23rd March 2020 all communal places within parks, such as playgrounds, sports courts and outdoor gyms must be closed. The Government direction is as follows: Shopping for basic necessities, as infrequently as possible One form of exercise a day...