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: North Dorset Railway

Classic cars and vintage vehicles in show

North Dorset Railway is holding a Classic Car & Vintage Vehicles show for the bank holiday weekend, August, 28-30. Along with the show is...
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...
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‘LIKE AN OPEN PRISON’: Covid-hit Gypsies say ambulance was unable to access their camp...

By Karen Bate newsdesk@blackmorevale.net   A covid outbreak at Piddlehinton Gypsy and Traveller site has highlighted worrying difficulties for its residents. Health issues, poverty and isolation are...
INVESTING: Andrew Robbins, managing director; Simon West, commercial director; Nigel Hunt, production director with the new Komori GL40 print press

Print firm in £1.5m ‘green’ investment

Shaftesbury-based and award-winning Blackmore, printers of the New Blackmore Vale, has invested £1.5m on the latest, greenest, technology as it acquires a state-of-the-art print...
Ferne House with residents

Archive pictures shows Dorset beginnings of animal sanctuary

  Those with long memories and possible local ancestry may well remember when Ferne Estate, located in the parish of Donhead St Andrew, operated as...
WINNERS: Dancers from the Caron Parry School of Dance in Shaftesbury with their trophies

Dancers take steps to pick up national prizes

A troupe of dancers from a Shaftesbury dance school have returned with a clutch of awards from a national competition. Dancers aged 11 to 65...
LEAD ROLE: Bobbie the Jack Russell at Shaftesbury Primary School

Bobbie’s a star at school

At Shaftesbury Primary School, the staff work as a team to help everyone at the school be the best that they can be. One very...
Ye Olde Two Brewers Inn

Landlords hail ‘fair’ licence conditions

The landlords of a Shaftesbury pub has thanked supporters after they helped win a ‘fair and balanced outcome’ at a council licence review. Chris and...
DEBUT LP: The SongSmithS are releasing their inaugural album Pearl and the Cat

Old boys SongSmithS are having a blast

The SongSmithS, one of the ‘oldest boy bands in Dorset’ have released their inaugural album, Pearl and the Cat, after recording it during the...
mother goose panto Cctagon theatre

There’s a goose loose aboot the hoose, and it’s hilarious

It's back! Panto has landed at the Octagon Theatre for 2021 and it's fabulous. Hilarious, engaging, glittering and everything a panto should be -...