Council News

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...

Date: 18 March 2020   Coronavirus – Statement by Shaftesbury Town Council In line with the Government advice the following decisions have been made. Please note this may be subsequent to change and is based on information available as of today. Council staff: The team are reviewing their individual workload...

Congratulations to Karen Tippins who was sucessfully elected to Shaftesbury East in the by-election, and to Simon Hoare who was succesfully appointed as MP for North Dorset. Click here to see the full results of the by-election https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/councillors-committees-elections/elections-and-voting/forthcoming-elections-referenda-etc/shaftesbury-town-council-shaftesbury-east-ward-election-on-12-december-2019-statement-of-persons-nominated.aspx Click here to see the full results of the...

As an incentive to shop locally Shaftesbury Town Council is delighted to announce the Dorset Council owned car parks will be free for shoppers on the following dates*: Saturday 7th December Saturday 14th December Saturday 21st December Tuesday 24th December Tuesday 31st December Shaftesbury Town Council encourages members of the community...

Wild about Shaftesbury – ecology project On Tuesday 29th the budget including projects was presented to councillors at the annual  public budget meeting. The meeting started with a representative of the Shaftesbury Abbey school receiving £1000 for the Peace Garden project. The project will provide a...