MORE shepherd’s huts for holiday use and changes to create a small number of jobs feature in planning applications approved in the Dorchester area by Dorset Council.

Approved applications include  - West of bowls club, Enterprise Park, Piddlehinton, new industrial building; Watercombe House, access to Watercombe Farm, change of use of land and farm buildings to equestrian; 16 High Street, Piddlehinton, remodelling of rear garage to create additional bedroom above and new garden room below; 2 The Folly, Cerne Abbas, revised scheme for conversion of stables into self-contained annexe with single storey extension; New Barn Farm, Drakes Lane, Piddletrenthide, change of use from agricultural land for two shepherd huts with associated works including vehicle parking; The Old Rectory, The Street, Melbury Osmond, internal and external alterations to outbuildings; 4 Heath Cottage, Ilsington Road, Bockhampton, car port and annexe; Beech Cottage, Manor Grove, Martinstown, replacement summer house; 15 Garland Crescent, Dorchester, replace rear conservatory with single storey pitched roof extension; The Farmhouse, Higher Melcombe, agricultural grain store; Orchard House, Cheselbourne, oak framed extension; 16 Frys Lanes, Godmanstone, rear conservatory, prior approval not required; north of 3 Woodland Way, Chickerell, two 3-bed houses, associated landscaping, and parking for four vehicles; 1 Lancaster Road, Dorchester, flat roof front extension; 7 Stinsford House, Stinsford, alterations to car port to create garage.