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County councillors oppose move to charge for parking

  Both Blandford’s county councillors have opposed the move, saying they will be questioning officers and voicing their objections to the portfolio holder and leader...

Anger over car parking charge plan

  An announcement by Dorset Council that car park charges are to be imposed from 8am to 8pm each day including Sundays has been greeted...
Bikers gathered on the Milldown car park for their third annual Halloween ride through Blandford

Bikers all revved up with the spirit of Halloween ride-out

  Bikers gathered on the Milldown car park in the darkness on Saturday, but then the lights were switched on to reveal the ghoulish masks...

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....