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Paddington and James Bond star Ben Whishaw with staff at Kimbers' Farm Shop, near Wincanton

Paddington and James Bond star Ben Whishaw shocks Somerset farm shoppers

SHOPPERS at a farm shop near Wincanton got a shock when they noticed a film crew and a BAFTA-winning actor in the aisles. Ben Whishaw,...
The incident happened on the A360 near Shaftesbury. Picture: Google

Arrest after Shaftesbury crash leaves woman with ‘serious injuries’

A MAN was arrested after a crash near Shaftesbury which saw a woman airlifted to hospital with 'serious injuries'. The incident, involving three cars, happened...
Youngsters can try out angling at Revels Fishery & Tackle Shop

Chance for youngsters to try fishing at open day near Dorchester

DORCHESTER & District Angling Society Juniors are hosting a fishing open day at Revels Fishery & Tackle Shop next Saturday (June 3). Youngsters who have...
WINCANTON FC Ladies celebrated the end of their inaugural season in style with an award presentation.

Wincanton FC Ladies celebrate inaugural season in style

WINCANTON FC Ladies celebrated the end of their inaugural season in style with an award presentation. Main winners were: top goal scorer Donna Hitchens; manager’s...
£1,100 raised for air ambulance

Dorset angling club raises £1,100 for air ambulance

STURMINSTER & Hinton Angling Club chairman Ian Paulley presents a cheque for £1,100 to Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance raised from a fishing competition...
BAFTA-winning actor Ben Whishaw at Kimber’s Farm Shop

FARMING: Lights, camera, action down at the farm shop!

by ALICE KIMBER from Kimber's Farm Shop WHAT a difference a week makes – the rain stopped, the sun shone, the grass grew, first cut silage...
Friars Moor TB testers carry out tests at most farms every six months and several every 60 days, freeing up vets for clinical tasks

FARMING COLUMN: ‘Big team keeps show on the road’

by JO CHILD BvetMed CertAVP MRCVS Director Friars Moor Livestock Health THIS month I wanted to look at the roles that make up a farm veterinary practice...
Black sheep must feel hot when the sun comes out

Forget the coronation picnic – it’s action stations after fly strike report!

by Tria Stebbing WITH the village enjoying a coronation picnic on the parish field, the sun came out, which meant for us one thing. The...

Awards glory at Neal’s Yard

DORSET success story Neal’s Yard Remedies has been named International Business of the Year at the prestigious Solent 250 Awards. The business, founded in 1981,...
White Boxers have an increased risk of deafness PHOTO: Charlotte Yealey/Pixabay

PETS COLUMN: When behaviour is due to a physical cause, part two

by Lynn Broom, Longmead Veterinary Practice THIS is the second of two articles on how physical factors can affect behaviour. Conditions can be present from birth...