Dorset Council Notices

Parking Charges in DorsetPlease find a link to a news release about the reinstatement of charges at Dorset Council’s open car-parks and how payment methods have changed (posted 18 May 2020)

Parking for Key-workers - Please find a link to a news release announcing the end of our free parking scheme for key-workers. (posted 6 July 2020)

Garden Waste Collections - Please find a link to a news release about the resumption of Dorset Council’s Garden Waste kerbside collection service. (posted 18 May 2020)

Fly tipping - Please find a link to a news release about how people can help Dorset Council tackle fly-tipping during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. (posted 15 April 2020)

Bin CollectionsPlease find a link to a news release about new measures put in place to support the bin collection service during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic (posted 30 March 2020)

Recycling banks - Please find a link to a news release about how bags of items (such as donated clothing) being left next to recycling banks in car parks are likely to be treated as rubbish. (Posted 28 May 2020)

Shopping - Please find a link to a news release detailing the measures that Dorset Council are putting in place to safely re-open high streets, as well as how people can look after themselves while shopping. (posted 18 June 2020)

Recycling CentresPlease find a link to a news release detailing the challenges that household recycling centres (HRCs, or “the tip”) are currently facing and how people can help

Re-opening of the hospitality sector - Please find a link to a news release about how Dorset Council are preparing for the safe re-opening of the hospitality sector, especially in relation to Weymouth’s harbourside areas. (posted 6 July 2020)

Stay Local, Shop Local - Please find a link to a news release about the latest phase of Dorset Council's Stay Local, Shop Local campaign – a new partnership between Dorset Council and Wessex FM. (posted 6 July 2020)

Leisure Centres - Please find a link to a news release regarding the re-opening of Dorset Council’s leisure centres (posted 13 July 2020)

Libraries - Please find a link to a news release detailing the return of the item reservation service at our libraries next week (posted 11 September 2020)

Tourist Information Centre - Please find a link to a news release detailing the launch of a consultation looking at the future of Tourist Information Centres in Dorchester, Sherborne and Wareham. (posted 19 October 2020)

Parking - Please find a link to a news release detailing forthcoming changes to chargeable hours in Dorset Council-run car parks, as well as price increases for all-day parking in Lyme Regis and West Bay. Posted 19.10.2020