Cell doors are set to slam shut for the last time at Shepton Mallet Prison. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has announced that the oldest working prison in the country is to close, along with five other old jails. Full Story: Read More
UK Methane will shortly be applying for planning permission to drill for shale gas using hydraulic fracturing in Somerset. Full Story: Read More
Residents in West Dorset are being asked to nominate young volunteers for a special award.
The Chairman’s Awards: Young Volunteer Champions 2013 is an award to celebrate the work of the young people who have given up their spare time in the West Dorset area.
The awards are run by West Dorset District Council and aim to recognise the unpaid voluntary work done by young people and youth groups. Full Story: Read More