The ousted leader and deputy had supported a plan to merge Dorset's nine councils into two.
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Scrapping the chairs could save Weymouth and Portland Borough Council £5,000 a year.
Neighbours' fears over drug and alcohol centre
Dorset-born photographer led the way
The midfielder has been inundated with good wishes on social media following his daughter's birth.
Former Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp says Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe does not have enough experience to manage a club like Arsenal.
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