Representation and Local Issues

Friday, March 7th, 2008

One of the first bits of training I received upon election was with regards the Code of Conduct. It's long. It's unwieldy. It's been rewritten. It's still long, and unwieldy. It is, of course, not publicly understood. And it has an extraordinary effect. Broadly speaking, if a councillor has expressed a ...

NEW DATE FOR The Showground Development Meeting

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

It looks like a date has been set for a dedicated meeting of the Full Council of NDDC, to hear the next stage of the application for the development of the Turnpike Showground by the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show Society. The meeting will be on the 20th November, in Blandford. It ...

And so it rumbles on…

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

The saga that is the planning application to build a pavilion at the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Showground continued yesterday when the development committee at North Dorset met at a special meeting at the Royal Chase in Shaftesbury to discuss the application.รก The marathon meeting, at about 4 1/2 hours, eventually ...