Articles by Lester Taylor



New Sterling (LGT)

My Council Tax Rose by 6.2%

I’ve just received my council tax bill for the new unitary council and the only part of it that did not go up was for the Shaftesbury Town Council, on which I sit and I…


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Why are you supporting this terrible deal?

This is the text of my recent E-Mail to my local North Dorset Conservative MP, Simon Hoare. Dear Simon, I am very concerned to read in press reports today that, according to claims by EU…



Snowdrops in Shaftesbury by Lester Taylor

Snowdrops in Shaftesbury

I took a little stroll through Shaftesbury in Dorset the other day and came across a carpet of snowdrops! Snowdrops in ShaftesburyTaking a walk in Shaftesbury and finding a carpet of snowdrops!Posted by Cllr Lester…









2018 North Dorset Cycle Ride

2018 North Dorset Cycle Ride

Please watch the video of the day’s events below! Last Sunday, the 20 May 2018, I moseyed along to Park Walk in my home town of Shaftesbury in North Dorset at about 8 o’clock in…