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Young people and adults can find opportunities at Dorset Police Cadets. Picture: Dorset Police

New Police Cadet unit launched in Blandford – and adults needed too

YOUNG people in Blandford can now join the newest branch of the Dorset Police Cadets. The new cadet unit officially…

David Pritchard, second left, with former headteachers Peter Dix, left, and Stephen Ilett, second right, and current head Titus Mills, at Port Regis in 2022

Port Regis School tribute to “legendary” headteacher who has passed away

PORT Regis School has paid tribute to “legendary” former headteacher, David Pritchard, who has passed away at the age…

The FUEL programme returns to Wiltshire after successful activities in 2023. Picture: Wiltshire Council

Free Easter holidays activities running across Wiltshire: How to register

YOUNG people can enjoy free activities in Wiltshire during the Easter holidays as the successful FUEL programme returns for…

Matteo Grasso on the road ahead of his marathon effort

Farmer plans three marathons – barefoot – for kitchen gardens plan

A SOMERSET farmer is taking on three marathons on the Dorset coast to plant kitchen gardens in schools -…

Youngsters receive their secondary and upper school places for 2024

YOUNG people in Dorset and Wiltshire are today finding out which secondary or upper school they will attend next…

Gillingham nursery rated ‘good’ by Ofsted inspectors

A GILLINGHAM nursery has been rated as ‘good’ by inspectors. Staff and children at Topsie Gillingham are celebrating the verdict…

David Watson OBE has been appointed CEO of SAST

New leader for trust running 18 schools in Dorset and south Somerset

A NEW CEO has been appointed at a trust over seeing 18 schools in Dorset and South Somerset. The Sherborne…

Wheelwright Cottage in Kingsdon could be registered as a children's home. Picture: Google

Cottage in Somerset village could become registered children’s home

A SOMERSET cottage could become a registered children’s home if plans are approved. Care firm Inspire Together has applied to…

James Passmore, CEO of the Pickwick Trust, at St George’s CofE Primary School in Bourton

Four north Dorset primary schools join Pickwick Academy Trust

A QUARTET of north Dorset primary schools have joined a new parent organisation. On February 1, Milton on Stour CE…

Matthew Penney and Peter Lavis, undertook a placement at Gillingham Town Council

Work experience students come up with plans for major Gillingham project

WHILE most work experience students can expect t make a lot of tea – two youngsters in Gillingham got…