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New Prime Minister’s record on the environment leaves lot to be desired

In his first address to Tory MPs as incoming Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak has said that the Tory party…

Sunak is the man for the moment

I cannot tell you how delighted I am that Rishi Sunak is Prime Minister. I’ve always supported this remarkable…

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Have you ever driven a car or been driven? You know your starting point. You know your destination point….

Folk from Scotland

Firelight Trio are a new Scottish band who perform a full broad and colourful sweep of European folk music,…

Fresh take on a Shakespeare classic

A radical and electrifying new adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Richard II is being performed in Gillingham next week. A nation…

Music veteran is still going strong

by Lorraine Gibson. He may be 83, but Marty Wilde, the original 1950s pioneer of British rock and roll and…

Baden-Powell: The story of a complicated man

In bizarre scenes at Poole quay in the fetid, pandemic-ridden summer of 2020, Scouts clashed with political activists as…

Lesson in the role of young carers

Pupils at Hanford School, Child Okeford, have been visited by the fabulous team from MYTIME Young Carers, a Dorset-based…

School’s water project

A rural community in a drought-prone area of southern India now has access to a reliable and sustainable supply…

Rotary reaches out to school pupils

Shaftesbury Rotary Club has launched its first RotaKids Club at a special assembly at Abbey Primary School. Head teacher Michael…