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The current car wash at the Morrisons filling station in Wincanton would be demolished. Pictures: Google/MFG/Somerset Council

Morrisons petrol filling station shop in Wincanton set for major makeover

THE Morrisons filling station in Wincanton could be extended – and the car wash demolished – if new plans…

People can step back in time to places like Maiden Newton and Dorchester via the new videos. Pictures: GWR

Train station QR codes take Vale passengers back in time

PEOPLE of a certain age, while standing on a station platform waiting for a train, may well cast their…

Pupils at Sherborne Abbey Primary School were praised in the SIAMS report

“Polite, courteous and thoughtful” Sherborne pupils praised after school inspection

“THIS is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it”. So runs the basis…

The school celebrating being an Outstandingly Happy School Picture: Hazelbury Bryan Primary School 

Dorset primary school is double award winner

HAZELBURY Bryan Primary School was recognised with two awards for its efforts to uplift pupils and to create a…

Carpetright in Salisbury - which will stay open for now. Picture: Google

1,800 jobs at risk as Carpetright set for administration

MORE than 1,800 jobs are at risk after Carpetright announced it was set to appoint administrators. The firm, which has…

It is understood people are being evicted to accommodate servicepeople in Wincanton. Pictures: NBV/Ethan Wilkinson/Unsplash

Dozens of Wincanton households being evicted by MoD: Claim

THE rental market in Wincanton could be set for a shock as dozens of households face eviction from properties…

GWR is warning of disruption on Sunday

Euro 2024 final could worsen rail problems on Sunday, says train firm

RAIL workers watching the Euro 2024 final could lead to problems on the trains on Sunday, travellers are being…

The A35 near the Stinsford roundabout was closed this morning. Picture: Dorchester Fire Station

Busy Dorchester road closed after car fire

A BUSY Dorchester road was closed this morning after a car caught fire. The A35 near the Stinsford roundabout was…

The new slope in Wiltshire is set to open on August 5

Ski slope set to open – in south Wiltshire – next month

SKIERS – whether starting out on the slopes or a veteran of the piste – will be able to…

Kate Mosse, Alan Hollinghurst and Pam Ayres Picture Wikipedia

Impressive line up for Dorchester Literary Festival

DORCHESTER Literary Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and attendees can expect an impressive line up of…