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Portland Celebrates A Victory For People Power

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9:55am 27th January 2014
(Updated 12:50pm 27th January 2014)

Portland Town Councillors are to go back to the drawing board over plans to put up their council tax precept by 1000 per cent.

Wessex FM has learnt that a meeting will now take place next month - which will consider the request to remove all previous decisions on the Portland Precept - and start from a blank sheet of paper.

Campaigners on the island who now have a petition signed by more than two thousand people are saying it's a victory for people power.

A public meeting at All Saints Church in Easton tonight WILL still go ahead.

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