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Head of sixth form, Sam Ling, braving the elements at Sturminster Newton

Sturminster Newton sixth formers brave the elements to help the homeless

STURMINSTER Newton youngsters slept rough to help homeless people in Dorset – raising more than £1,800. A group of 16…

Wincanton company receives award for supporting military personnel

WINCANTON-based Armishaws Removals‘ commitment to supporting military personnel has been recognised with…

The incident happened on the A303 near the Southfields Roundabout in Ilminster

Police appeal after man in his 70s killed in A303 crash

A MAN in his 70s died in a crash on the A303 near Ilminster – which caused traffic chaos…

Police make 14 arrests and seize 28 knives in clamp down on crime

DORSET Police have made 14 arrests for knife-related crime and removed 28 blades from circulation in a…

Former Dorset Police worker Lisa Arnold. Photo: Dorset Police

Former Dorset Police worker who stole from Force ordered to pay £32,000

FORMER Dorset Police worker Lisa Arnold has been ordered to pay over…

Apprentice of the Year Mateusz Sapko receives his award. Picture: Blackmore Ltd

Blackmore printer named apprentice of the year at prestigious awards

A YOUNG employee at Shaftesbury printing firm Blackmore Ltd has been named Apprentice of the Year. Mateusz Sapko, apprentice pre/press…

The Swans Trust AGM at Shaftesbury Arts Centre

Swans Trust charity recalls 2023 donations at Shaftesbury AGM

A SHAFTESBURY charity has helped a number of town causes in 2023, its AGM was told. The Swans Trust, which…

Marian Britton and Michelle Chandler have been at Wincanton Hospital for decades

Wincanton Hospital staff recognised for 80 years’ combined service

THE service and dedication of two staff members at Wincanton Hospital – who have racked up more than 80…

Carole Brown, chair of Home-Start Blackmore Vale

Second Home-Start charity steps up after West Dorset branch closed

MORE volunteers have stepped up to protect families in need after the closure of a Dorset charity. Last month,

The homes would be built alongside the Spring Meadows development in Fontmell Magna. Picture: Google

Plan for 23 new homes in Fontmell Magna – next to new development

PLANS for 23 new homes in Fontmell Magna have been submitted – next door to a scheme already being…