Clean Bandit / Louisa Johnson: TearsiTunes

Wessex FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01305 250333

Help Shape The Future Of Askerswell


7:57am 13th November 2014

People living in Askerswell could be given the chance to shape their community.

They're putting together a Neighbourhood Plan that would give residents more control over their local area like making sure new buildings are built where and how locals want them.

Once residents have written the plan, it'll be submitted to the district council to be looked over.

It will also be subject to a local referendum to make sure it has the support of local people.

Chair of Askerswell Neighbourhood Forum Howard Atkinson said: "Askerswell Neighbourhood Forum hopes for the opportunity to put into place planning policies for appropriate development of our small community set below Eggardon Hill in the beautiful Dorset countryside".

Cllr Robert Gould, Leader of West Dorset District Council, said: "This is a great chance for Askerswell residents to shape the future of their community.

"If you wish to have your say on the neighbourhood plan area, you can do so by sending your comments to the district council."

Details of the forum and area applications together with how to comment are available on line at: or at council offices.

Sign up for the latest local news direct to your inbox

Share This Story

Submit this page to redditDelicious

The Wessex Word

See the latest wrong guesses and win cash!

The Bun Run

Request the cakes for your workplace!

Book Your Table

For sales in January and March

Free Fuel Friday

Find out how to get your car sticker

Dorset Webcams

Take a look around our beautiful county

Book our Disco

Have DJ Owen at your party or celebration!

Meeting Room Hire

Come to Wessex FM for your meeting or conference


We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer.

By using this website you accept the use of cookies as explained in the terms of our cookie policy.