Paul Jones

Plans for up to 1,700 homes in Frome have been updated. Pictures: Grass Roots Planning Ltd/Somerset Council

Plan for 1,700 homes, two care homes and more in Frome submitted

A REVISED planning application for permission to build up to 1,700 new homes on the edge of Frome has…

The A3098 was closed near Dilton Marsh High Street. Picture: Google

Woman suffers ‘life-threatening’ injuries after crash near Dilton Marsh

A WOMAN suffered life-threatening injuries after a crash on the A3098 at Hisomley yesterday (March 4). The crash happened at…

Matteo Grasso on the road ahead of his marathon effort

Farmer plans three marathons – barefoot – for kitchen gardens plan

A SOMERSET farmer is taking on three marathons on the Dorset coast to plant kitchen gardens in schools -…

Hazel Hoskin presents a cheque for £15,400 to the Special Care Baby Unit at DCH

Sunflower trail raised more than £15,000 for baby unit at DCH

SUNFLOWERS helped raise more than £15,000 to help Dorset County Hospital’s (DCH) Special Care Baby Unit. Each year, Maiden…

Firefighters were sent to Wes beach to rescue the child, six, stuck in mud

Child, six, rescued from mud on West Beach, Bridport

A SIX-YEAR-OLD child was rescued from mud at Bridport on Saturday afternoon (March 2). Firefighters from the town, assisted by…

Papyrus, in Salisbury Street, Blandford, could close

Landmark Blandford shop could close after 30 years serving the town

A POPULAR Blandford store is up for sale – and could close – as the owners want to retire…

The Hendover Cafe in Dorchester has closed. Picture: Google

Popular Hendover Cafe in Dorchester closes

A POPULAR Dorchester cafe has closed as it is “no longer viable”. Owner Paul Collins has announced the Hendover Cafe,…

Derry Watkins will be giving a talk later this month

Celebrity gardener Derry Watkins set for gardening club talk

CELEBRATED gardening expert Derry Watkins will be giving a talk this month. Derry, who runs Special Plants in Bath, will…

Wells Cathedral will charge for entry from April 22. Picture: Paul Jones

Wells Cathedral to introduce entry charges for visitors

WELLS Cathedral is to charge entry to visitors for the first time. The cathedral has announced changes to the entry…

Youngsters receive their secondary and upper school places for 2024

YOUNG people in Dorset and Wiltshire are today finding out which secondary or upper school they will attend next…