A PLANNING application to build a multi-storey car park at Dorset County Hospital has been approved by a council planning committee.

The Dorset Council Northern Area Planning Committee has today approved a planning application to build the car park as part of plans to extend DCH which includes expanding the emergency department and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and establishing an Integrated Care Hub.

Councillors unanimously approved the application.

As reported, MPs Chris Loder and Richard Drax have given their support to the application.

More to follow.