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The new cabinet at Dorset Council has been revealed. Picture: Dorset Council

New leadership revealed for Dorset Council after Lib Dems’ election win

NEW leadership at Dorset Council has begun. Following the Liberal Democrats’ emergence as the largest party at…

Candice Johnson-Cole, Labour candidate for Mid Dorset and North Poole

Candice Johnson-Cole to represent Labour in Mid Dorset & North Poole

CANDICE Johnson-Cole has been selected to represent Labour in Mid Dorset & North Poole at the next general election. She…

Chris Best, the new MD of Care Dorset

New MD unveiled for Dorset adult social care firm

A DORSET care firm has appointed a new managing director. Adult social care provider Care Dorset, owned by Dorset Council,…

Michael Tomlinson, right, was interviewed by Nick Ferrari on LBC. Pictures: LBC

LBC host Nick Ferrari ends interview with Dorset MP “unable to answer a question”

A RADIO interview with a Dorset MP was cut short by the presenter after he failed to answer a…

General election polling: What’s predicted in YOUR area?

2024 is the year of elections. The UK is poised to head to the polls when the urge takes Rishi…

Dorset Council is recruiting poll workers for elections on May 2

How you could earn some cash as a poll worker in Dorset elections

DORSET residents will head to the polls on May 2 – and some could be heading to work. Administrator of…

Furzehill, the former home of EDDC, is up for sale. Picture: Dorset Council

Former council offices near Wimborne put up for sale

THE former home of an east Dorset council has been put up for sale – and could be a…

South Dorset MP Richard Drax voted against the Government on Sir Bill Cash's amendment

Dorset MP rebels in Rwanda Bill amendment vote in the Commons

ONE Dorset MP rebelled against the Government in a vote on the Safety of Rwanda Bill last night (January…

Clockwise from top left: Marcus Fysh, Michael Tomlinson and Chris Loder would face a battle to keep their seats, according to YouGov

Dorset seats could turn Lib Dem or Labour at the next general election: New poll

WEST Dorset, Yeovil and Glastonbury and Somerton could all be held by the Lib Dems after the next general…

Ever thought of becoming a councillor in Dorset? Here’s how you can

HAVE you ever thought of becoming a representative for your area? Well, now’s your chance. All 82 seats at Dorset…