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Stinsford Parish Council March 2021 This document constitutes Stinsford Parish Council’s response to the Dorset Council Local Plan Options consultation. Whilst considering the wider plan and consultation process it focusses more specifically on Dorchester and policy DOR13: Land north of Dorchester as the majority of this site lies within the Parish of Stinsford... READ THE … Continue reading Response to Dorset Council Local Plan Options
The Dorchester Civic Society, Dorchester Town Council and Local plan consultation responses documentation.
The first is this coming Thursday (25th February) at 7pm. The second is the following Thursday (4th March) at 7pm Booking for the 85 places available will be through Eventbrite. Cllr. Susie Hosford will chair both meetings and Chris Loder is expected to attend on both occasions. An invitation to attend both these meetings has … Continue reading Public Meetings centred on DOR 13.
These are the “chat” bar comments made during the STAND Zoom public meeting held on Thursday evening (11th February 2021). The 75 places available for the meeting were all taken within 3 hours. This is not only a measure of interest in the Local Plan, but a clear indication of people’s concerns about its proposals … Continue reading Comments made during the STAND Zoom public meeting
Protecting our Archaeological Heritage – a Discussion Paper Dorset Council’s draft local plan Options Consultation document for Central Dorset (Vol 2) refers to Dorchester’s ‘rich heritage dating back to pre-Roman era’, (23.6.44) but other than a passing reference to Maiden Castle, there is no further explanation regarding the area’s extraordinary prehistory; the emphasis is on … Continue reading Protecting our Archaeological Heritage
As Poundbury nears completion the planning authority, Dorset Council are developing ideas for a further phase of growth to the north of the town across the water meadows, repeating a proposal made by West Dorset Council in . Read the newsletter article (pdf opens in new tab/window)
Many of you (1400 actually) objected to the development of this site when you were consulted in 2018 by West Dorset District Council. It is important you understand that any objection you made then, WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED as part of the current Public Consultation on the Local Plan. In other words you will need … Continue reading 2018 Objections not considered
This dry valley will be the site of several Attenuation Ponds intended to cope with the massive run off and pollution from the link road and development. A genuine consultation? A consultation should identify the key issues facing the county, invite views on local housing needs and more generally on what the local plan should … Continue reading Consultation… what consultation?
NEXT EVENING TALK: THE NEW LOCAL PLAN The next online talk is on Tuesday 2 February at 7.30 pm, via Zoom. Hilary Jordan, Dorset Council’s Service Manager for Spatial Planning, will be speaking about the new Local Plan, which, of course, includes the potential DOR 13 (North of Dorchester) development. The Zoom invitation Topic: DCS … Continue reading Dorchester Civic Society Talk