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Two people allegedly tried to break in to TK Maxx in Babylon Hill, Yeovil. Picture: Google

Two arrested after alleged attempted break-in at TK Maxx near Sherborne

POLICE arrested two people who allegedly tried to force their way in to TK Maxx. The incident happened at the…

Jules Hudson, host of Escape to the Country. Picture: BBC/Naked West/Fremantle

BBC show Escape to the Country seeks recommendations in Blandford

WHAT are the best and most interesting independent businesses in Blandford? That was the question posed by a TV researcher…

Wessex Internet will be rolling out high-speed broadband in south Somerset and parts of Dorset

Somerset and Dorset areas to benefit from £33m high-speed internet rollout

INTERNET users in rural areas near Sherborne, Swanage, Dorchester, Glastonbury, Shepton Mallet and Bruton, will soon be able to…

Lynne Franks OBE at the SEED Hub in Wincanton

New Wincanton business hub for women aims to boost skills and achievement

A SPACE dedicated to helping women work, collaborate and join a host of business-skills workshops is set to be…

The new Barolo Lounge cafe bar is set to move into 17 High Street in Yeovil. Picture: Google

Barolo Lounge in Yeovil set to open to drinkers and foodies next week

BAROLO Lounge – Yeovil’s newest bar and eatery – will open next week. The venue, at 17 and 18 High…

FOLDE Dorset, in Shaftesbury, has been awarded B Crops status

Shaftesbury bookshop awarded special status just weeks after award win

AN award-winning Shaftesbury bookshop has added another accolade after being certified as ‘a force for good’. FOLDE Dorset, the specialist…

Crews were sent to the takeaway in Gillingham this morning

Fire crews tackle blaze at Gillingham takeaway

A GILLINGHAM takeaway has been damaged by fire. Firefighters were called to the incident, at a takeaway in Queen Street,…

Joe Steel, of Frome, has been handed a Criminal Behaviour Order. Picture: Avon & Somerset Police

‘Prolific’ Frome shoplifter Joe Steel banned from certain shops

A “PROLIFIC” Frome shoplifter has been handed an order banning him from certain shops. Magistrates in Taunton granted a Criminal…

Sam and Maggie at Blandford Health & Beauty Centre, which has closed after 20 years

Blandford Health and Beauty Centre shuts after 20 years

A BLANDFORD beauty salon has closed after 20 years of helping townsfolk look their best. The Blandford Health & Beauty…

SHARE Frome offers items for people to borrow - but is facing a tough year. Picture: Google

SHARE Frome charity in danger of closure after store loss: How you can help

NEED a drill? A trestle table? A smoke machine? Well, a charity ‘library of things’ in Frome can provide them…