The New Blackmore Vale Magazine

The Official Printed Edition

What an incredible response we’ve had to our first edition of the New Blackmore Vale. You’ve all emailed, called, posted and sent carrier pigeons (OK, no pigeons) to say how much you appreciate having your old BVM back. Even the original launcher of the BVM, Ingrid Chalcraft, has been in touch to say how much she loves it – you can read our feature about her next week.

Our head of advertising Debi Thorne has been snowed under with enquiries – but she doesn’t need to sleep, so do contact her at or 07876 563683. For classified ads you can book here online.

We’ve now got an ad designer, a sports person, a farming person and you can get them at, and

We are working really hard to establish a work flow where we can keep up with all your news items and not miss anything, but it’s already looking pretty full for the next edition. If you can keep any items as short as possible, we’d love that!

Deadlines for everything: the Friday before publication.

Thank you all so, so much for the love and appreciation you’ve shown us since we launched the New Blackmore Vale. We’ve been truly bowled over with your support.​

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Blackmore Vale News

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  • Classic car show to return in 2022
    The organisers of the popular Sherborne Classic and Supercar show have stood by their early decision to cancel the event in 2021. The move was announced a full eight months ahead of the annual show at Sherborne Castle, […]


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