COUNCILLORS

COUNCILLORS Listed below are all the Town Councillors, including their photos and current areas of Town Council responsibility. You can also find out who represents certain organisations by clicking here for a full list of the representatives. Please Click HERE for a list of Councillors’ Declarations of Acceptance of Office and Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and click

History of Blandford

Blandford has been a fording point since Somewhat English Saxon occasions, when it was recorded as Blaen-y-portage and as Blaneford in the Domesday Book. The name Blandford gets from the Early English blǣge, and presumably implies portage where gudgeon or blay are found. By the thirteenth century it had turned into a market town[citation needed]