Purbeck & Poole Group AGM: Wednesday, 30th October ,7pm, at Canford School. Guest speaker to be confirmed. 2013 Meetings: 25th March. West Dorset Group AGM: Monday 28th January, 7.30pm, at Brownsord Hall, Poundbury. Complimentary drink and light refreshments. 2013 Meetings: Tuesday 26th February. Next meeting 8th April at the CPRE Office. The Sherborne Society & District Society AGM: The Sherborne and District Society AGM was held on March 4th commencing at 7.30 pm in the Senior Lunch Club, Digby Road, Sherborne, with drinks being served from 7.00 pm. North Dorset Group: Winter Party: 31st January at The Manor, Winterborne Tomson, Blandford, DT11 9HA. By kind permission of Rupert & Helen Hardy. Drinks will be served from 6.30 - 8.00 pm. £6 per member and £4 per guest. AGM: The North Dorset CPRE AGM took place on 26 March 2013 at Clayesmore School, Iwerne Minster, by kind permission of the Headmaster. Branch Countryside Policy Forum First meeting was held Friday 19th April 2013 at Durweston Village Hall and the next meeting is on 31st May at same venue. This meeting is an opportunity for you to meet the group/forum leaders, Renewable Energy (chair David Peacock), AONB (chair John Holiday), Sustainable Communities (chair Richard Nicholls), Minerals and Waste (chair John Larkin). Spring seminar 2012 Thank you to everyone who attended the Dorset CPRE Spring Seminar ‘Planning Law Changes’ on 15th May. It focused on the ramifications of the changes to the National Planning Policy Framework. Please click here to view copies of the Dorset CPRE Planning Seminar presentations. Please click here to view a document on neighbourhood planning and frequently asked questions.