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The Emporium manager Cheryl Basten and her dog Baxter enjoy a ride with deputy manager Lesley Huckle

Out and about on Bib the Bike good for your health

This fabulous sight is set to become common around Stur, as The Emporium charity shop has paid for the insurance to enable Bib The...
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Trade union stalwart’s £4,000 bequest to students trust

Farmworkers’ hero and trades union stalwart Ernie Amey, who during his life secured over a million pounds for workers in compensation claims and died...
A steady stream of visitors help raise £7,744 at the Pen Selwood fete

Mighty Pen fete nets a whopping £7,744

The Pen Selwood Fete not only raised a phenomenal £7,744 but also proved for the 66th time to be a much adored village affair....
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Concern as surgery remains closed for ‘vital’ repair work

Questions are being raised by residents in Gillingham over why The Barn Surgery remains shut. The Barn, which is part of Gillingham Medical Practice,...
The FOGM at the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show

Prison Friends making a real difference

The Friends of Guys Marsh were raising awareness of the vital work they do for everyone connected with prison life at the Gillingham and...
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Planners refuse flats plan at historic site

Permission has been refused by Dorset Council for the redevelopment of the site of Larksmead House in Salisbury Road with nine homes in place...
Stalbridge Superbikes star Brad Jones

Brad’s coming home

Stalbridge Superbikes star Brad Jones has been discharged from King’s College Hospital London – more than a month after a devastating crash at Brands...
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Flats plan is unpopular

Town councillors have maintained their objection to an application to build two apartments at Stone House in High Street, Gillingham, following the submission of...
Christmas Trail 2021 at Kingston Lacy in the Blackmore Vale

Spectacular Kingston Lacy Christmas Lights

While many of us are still waiting for summer to put in a late appearance (“And just what time do you call this..?!?”), and...
SO THRILLED: Holly and Chloe Gillett at The Gryphon School

Outstanding results for GCSE pupils

Students at The Gryphon School in Sherborne are celebrating excellent GCSE and BTEC results. Connie Symms achieved ten grade 9s and a BTEC Distinction*....