Free parking for shoppers across Purbeck during the Christmas run-up

DISTRICT chiefs have announced free parking for shoppers across Purbeck during the Christmas run-up. The move, calculated to help boost trade in Swanage, Wareham and Corfe Castle, has been agreed with local chambers of commerce. Purbeck District Council economy spokesman Cllr Peter Webb said: “With a great range of goods for sale in Purbeck, having free parking gives residents that extra incentive to shop locally this year.” Free parking will be available at council-run car parks in Wareham on December 18, 19, 20 and 21. These include the Rempstone Centre, Church Street, Bonnets…continue reading →

Corfe Castle Community Library has been SAVED!!!

This is great news: After months of negotiations and many meetings, Dorset County Council has agreed that the Friends of Corfe Castle Community Library can take over the running of the library. There will be a Celebration Party for the Friends and Volunteers in May 2013. Anybody wanting to join, please phone Alison (01929 480123). The official Hand over Ceremony will be later on in the year. So watch this space. More info: Councillors support handover of library to local community Library Location: East Street, Corfe Castle, Dorset BH20 5EE Telephone: 01929 480760continue reading →