LODERS parish council has supported the application from a local farm asking for permanent permission for a log cabin home for an essential agricultural worker.

The application has been made to Dorset Council by Sunrise Farm for the site off the Matravers Farm access road at Uploders.

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A temporary permission was given in February 2017 which the farm now wants to make permanent without any other changes. The home, which is on a hard standing and has space for one vehicle, is close to the farm buildings and a pig unit. It has electricity and water.