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Recycling wizard Alison’s charity collection

  How many crisp packets are there in 22 kilos of them? A Shaftesbury woman can tell you, after collecting the mammoth amount in a...
Cowboy and lasso added to the cattle sign on the A30 outside East Stour-2

Cracking highway code to reveal ID of Banksy tribute

  A year has passed but the identity of the elusive Dorset Banksy remains unknown. Since last autumn, seven road signs on or close to...

Gillingham talks facts, myths and climate change

  Gillingham Town Council is inviting everyone to an online presentation by Dr Haydon Mort, a geochemist, science communicator and founder of Geologize Limited, on...
Stalbridge dig reveals past of Dorset’s fifth largest house-2

Stalbridge dig reveals past of Dorset’s fifth largest house

  When the Dorset Diggers Community Archaeology Group was formed six years ago the first meeting determined that this was not to be a hobby...

Remembrance Sunday’s new format

  Remembrance Sunday commemorations on November 8 in Sturminster Newton will be very different this year. There will be no parade led by the Band...

3,000 flu jabs a real shot in the arm for medical practice

Gillingham Medical Practice pulled out all the stops to complete more than 3,000 flu jabs – despite restrictions. The practice realised it would be an...

School’s garden of peace

A haven of peace has been opened at a Shaftesbury school.The new Peace Garden at Shaftesbury Abbey Primary School was funded by the PTFA....

Schoolchildren say hello to yellow

  North Cadbury Primary School children had a wonderful time supporting #Hello Yellow Day for Young Minds, a charity that promotes Young People’s Mental Health. The...
Sherborne Market in 2020

Civilised way to fill a gap in the market – with tweaks for covid

It was supposed to have been a double header party in Sherborne: the monthly independent market on Sunday, followed by Pack Monday Fair. Pack...

Classic car show to return in 2022

The organisers of the popular Sherborne Classic and Supercar show have stood by their early decision to cancel the event in 2021. The move...