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Six-year-old seriously injured in A37 crash near Dorchester

A SIX-YEAR-OLD girl was seriously injured after a crash in Dorchester on Saturday night (October 29). The incident, involving a…

Driver rescued as car finishes upside down in ditch after crash

A WOMAN was rescued from a vehicle yesterday after ending up upside down in a ditch. The incident happened in…

Bird flu: Vigilance is vital with our flock of turkeys

by Ruth Kimber. The turkeys are growing well and have enjoyed the pastures – however, we are really worried about…

Time to maintain hedgerow havens

by Tria Stebbing. With the sheep happily grazing, it is time to turn our attention to the security and maintenance…

Four-day week bill is dismissed by Dorset MP during Commons debate

A DORSET MP objected when a proposal to allow employees to work a four-day week – but keep their…

Funeral directors makes range of appointments

A DORSET funeral directors has welcomed new staff to its team. Douch Family Funeral Directors has brought new team members…

Traffic sees road-glare deaths drop

MORE traffic on the roads after lockdown helped cut fatalities where sun dazzle was a contributory factor, according to…

Space can bring clarity and progress

by Alice Johnsen. October is a favourite month for many of us. It is the calm between the rush and…

Meditations in nature: The lizards of Hambledon Hill

by Susie Curtin. Mid-October, and the early morning sun throws a golden light over the Vale. Autumn has begun with…

Pumpkin soup for after Halloween

by Lorraine Gibson. As the old saying goes, waste not, want not. You can make the most of your Halloween pumpkins…