Public Meeting set for Friday 2nd September to discuss Charles Street Development.

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By Dorch_People | Friday, September 02, 2011, 11:36

There are rumblings of discontent and a possible backlash against the council's Charles Street Development today as opponents gather forces for a public meeting.

The controversial Charles Street development Scheme is said to be having a hugely detrimental effect on the Dorchester's traders. The loss of 262 parking spaces has reportedly cost local traders thousands of lost customers. The public meeting has been called by John Grantham, leader of the Offices Reasoning Group.

Although the organisers are vocally opposed to the development they maintain that they want all views to be aired at the meeting tonight and will welcome opinions both for and against. It's looking unlikely that anyone from the council will be present to defend the development.

The meeting will end with a public vote on whether or not the works should continue or be abandoned.

The public meeting, is at the Corn Exchange starting at 7pm.

So if you have something to say on the matter, why not come along tonight and give your views.



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    'INTERACTIVE DEBATE' - about time someone asked our opinions. I'll be there!

    By bluesweetpea at 11:40 on 02/09/11

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