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Macmillan Dorset bike ride 2022

Macmillan Dorset bike ride

Cyclists can still enter the 2022 Macmillan Dorset Bike Ride which takes place on Sunday, 3 July. Ride organiser Peter Smith-Nicholls said: “There are...
Photo by Robert Bye on Unsplash

Walking back to happiness

The school holidays are nearly here and if there’s one thing we’ve learnt over the last few years, it’s that even a short walk...
the UK’s largest resident Hawk-moth spotted in Blandford!

Natural talent

Captured on camera: the UK’s largest resident Hawk-moth spotted in Blandford! Rachael and Charles Holland spotted this beauty among their newly planted runner beans in...
Hydrogen Fuel

Hydrogen: the fuel of the future?

How much do you really know about the magic molecule being touted as the solution to the current energy crisis… His critics have recently accused Boris...
Blackmore Vale Magazine Interviews Sophie Irwin

60 seconds with… Sophie Irwin

Her debut novel, A Lady’s Guide to Fortune-Hunting, received rapturous reviews, and at just 27 Sophie Irwin is already on book two. She attended The...
The elderflower will be harvested in the next few days.

Sheep shearing time is getting near

The flock are thoroughly being spoilt with a selection of summer grazing paddocks now being offered. The recent weather has kick-started the field and...
Jubilee weekend beacons

Your Platinum Jubilee Moments

We had a wonderful jubilee weekend to celebrate the HRH Queen Elizabeth’s 70-year reign, did you? Looking at some of your photos from the...
Charlie and Chloe Luxton

60 seconds with… Charlie & Chloe Luxton

Charlie and Chloe Luxton never stop… laughing. With a portfolio of successful businesses between them, they still find time to relax and enjoy their...
ribbon cutting Mayor of Sherborne Cllr Juliet Pentolfe cuts the ribbon to officially open the new Platinum Skies community in Sherborne. PHOTO: Paul Collins/Platinum Skies

Mayor officially opens ‘absolutely fantastic’ retirement village

Homeowners and businesses came together to enjoy a party to celebrate the launch of the new Sherborne Platinum Skies community. As one of the first...
Lola and Mimi the Monkey raise £250 for Prostate Cancer UK

Lola and Mimi the Monkey raise £250 for Prostate Cancer UK

Cycling to victory is entrant number 200 in the fifth North Dorset Cycle Ride, Lola with her toy monkey Mimi. Together they raised £250...