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Looking back at the special time that is Christmas in Sturminster Newton

Christmas is always a special time of the year, no matter where you happen to be. However, some towns…

Museum raffle raises spirits

There will be no Boxing Day Hunt Meet on the Crown Meadows in Blandford this year, or in the…

Teens’ film on covid stresses praised

A film of Gillingham teenagers talking about life in the time of covid has been widely praised. The video…

Hardy items are bought, thanks to some madding crowd funding

A campaign for money to buy “significant” library items from Thomas Hardy’s home in Dorchester, has been achieved within…

Key transport scheme to take well-deserved break

The dedicated managers of community transport scheme Shaftesbury Car Link will be taking a much needed break over Christmas….

Yule Ride may be repeated

Christmas shoppers in Blandford were entertained by a festive family fun Yule Ride, a first for the town, which…

Christmas bin days

Dorset Council’s waste and recycling days have been published for the Christmas period. Christmas Eve rubbish and recycling collections will…

Hospital charity in six-point plan to cope with the coming decade

The charity arm of the Yeatman Hospital in Sherborne is preparing for the next decade with a six- point…

Festive spirit inspires community

Blandford Forum at Christmas is a magical place to be.
With roaring log fires, stunning winter walks, holly wreaths adorning…

Medicines dispenser to operate 24/7

A GPs’ surgery in Dorset has installed a futuristic ATM-style machine to allow patients to collect their prescriptions 24…