An impression of how Hillside House, at Donhead St Mary, could look. Picture: Tate+Co/Wiltshire Council

Plans for four-bed eco home in Cranborne Chase AONB submitted

“CAREFULLY considered” plans for a four-bedroom sustainable home in the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) have…

Jules Hudson, host of Escape to the Country. Picture: BBC/Naked West/Fremantle

BBC show Escape to the Country seeks recommendations in Blandford

WHAT are the best and most interesting independent businesses in Blandford? That was the question posed by a TV researcher…

Squatters were evicted from the house in Glastonbury. Picture: Avon & Somerset Police

Squatters removed from Glastonbury house – which is now boarded up

PEOPLE who had taken over an empty house in Glastonbury and squatted in the property have been referred for…

Lower Farm House, in North Cheriton, near Templecombe

Swimming pool and padel court plan for North Cheriton house

A SWIMMING pool and a padel court could be built at a house in North Cheriton. The scheme, for Lower…

Around 40 new homes could be built on the site in Evercreech. Pictures: Google/Octavia/Somerset Council

Plans for up to 40 new homes in Somerset village submitted

DOZENS of new homes could be built on land near Shepton Mallet if plans are approved. An application for 40…

Two new homes could be built on a plot off Lower Road, Stalbridge. Pictures: Google/Planning Issue/Dorset Council

Two new homes planned for Stalbridge plot

TWO new homes could be built on a plot of land near the centre of Stalbridge. Plans have been submitted…

The plans would see a two-storey extension built to the rear of 60 High Street, Wincanton. Picture: Lendel Stephens/Somerset Council

Extension plan for Wincanton house branded “monstrous carbuncle” by neighbour

A PROPOSED extension to a Wincanton property has been branded a “monstrous carbuncle” by one neighbour. The plans, for the…

The Kingston Veterinary Group is leaving Long Street and moving to the Coldharbour Business Park, inset

Sherborne vet on the move after 138 years

A SHERBORNE vet is moving into new premises. The Kingston Veterinary Group is leaving Long Street, moving the practice to…

Sherborne has been named the best place to live in the south west

Dorset town named best place to live in new Sunday Times list

SHERBORNE has been named the best place to live in the south west. The town came out top in

A property in East Street, Blandford, will be bought by the council if the CPO is approved. Picture: Google

Council bids to buy empty Blandford property and bring it back into use

AN empty Blandford house could be bought and improved for people to live in. Dorset Council is to submit a…