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Lloyds Bank, in Cheap Street, Sherborne, will close next year. Picture: Google

Lloyds closure in Sherborne “devastating blow”, says councillor: Full list of closures

LLOYDS Bank in Sherborne is closing next year, it has been revealed. The branch in Cheap Street will shut as…

The Kingston Veterinary Group is leaving Long Street and moving to the Coldharbour Business Park, inset

Sherborne vet on the move after 138 years

A SHERBORNE vet is moving into new premises. The Kingston Veterinary Group is leaving Long Street, moving the practice to…

Sherborne was revealed as the winner during a ceremony at the House of Lords

Sherborne wins sustainable town gong at national awards

SHERBORNE has been crowned the winner of a sustainability award. The town was revealed as the winner in the Sustainability…

Castle Cary premises evacuated after forklift fire

A CASTLE Cary building was evacuated after a forklift caught fire. Firefighters from Cary, Yeovil, Shepton Mallet and Wincanton, were…

Lyme Regis Nursing Home, in Pound Lane, could become a hotel if plans are approved. Picture: Google

Care home could be set for hotel conversion if plans are approved

A DORSET care home could be set to be converted into a hotel. A planning application has been submitted to…

Shaftesbury Carnival donated £600 to the Brave and Determined charity clothing company

Charity clothing firm handed £600 from Shaftesbury Carnival

A CHARITY clothing company that donates profits to help people get life-saving counselling has received a boost thanks to…

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,…

The sign outside Pencil Studio in Frome. Picture: Pencil Studio/Somerset Council

Planning permission sought – for illuminated pencil sharpener

A RETROSPECTIVE planning application has been submitted for permission to install an illuminated pencil sharpener. The application, to Somerset Council,…

The Railway Cafe is welcoming hungry commuters and townsfolk in Gillingham

Commuters welcome tasty fare as café at Gillingham train station re-opens

THE café at Gillingham train station has reopened – offering snacks and more to help commuters fend off hunger. Behind…