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The Spring Countryside Show on April 20 and 21 has been called off

Spring Countryside Show called off as bad weather hits Turnpike Showground

THE Shaftesbury & Gillingham Spring Countryside Show has been called off amid bad weather. Organisers said heavy rainfall had left…

Strode College lecturer James Arlett, passed away in January last year

History event exploring The Crusades to be held in memory of Strode College expert

A ONE-DAY history conference in Glastonbury will focus on one of the most turbulent periods in history – the…

The FUEL programme returns to Wiltshire after successful activities in 2023. Picture: Wiltshire Council

Free Easter holidays activities running across Wiltshire: How to register

YOUNG people can enjoy free activities in Wiltshire during the Easter holidays as the successful FUEL programme returns for…

Dua Lipa, Coldplay and SZA will top the bill on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury 2024. Picture: Paul Jones

Dua Lipa, Coldplay and SZA for Glastonbury 2024: Full list of confirmed acts

THE first line-up poster for the 2024 Glastonbury Festival has been released – including headliners Dua Lipa, Coldplay and…

Hilary Bradt in Madagascar, 2018. Picture: C Hampstead.

Hilary Bradt: award-winning travel guide publisher speaks ahead of Sherborne Lit fest

AN AWARD-winning travel guide publisher speaks ahead of her appearance at the Sherborne Travel Writing festival. Hilary…

Mayor of Blandford, Cllr Hug Mieville, spent the afternoon at the town repair cafe

Mayor pops into Blandford Repair Cafe – and stays the whole afternoon!

THE mayor of Blandford popped in to the town’s repair cafe – and ended up staying for the whole…

Wincanton History Day in 2023 was hailed a big success

Wincanton History Day taking residents back in time on Saturday

A TRANSPORT parade, museum open days and more will be on offer at the second Wincanton History Day tomorrow…

Derry Watkins will be giving a talk later this month

Celebrity gardener Derry Watkins set for gardening club talk

CELEBRATED gardening expert Derry Watkins will be giving a talk this month. Derry, who runs Special Plants in Bath, will…

Curcus Cider & Music Festival ready for ninth year: How to get tickets

THE Cursus Cider & Music Festival returns in May – promising “music and good vibes”. Now in its ninth year,…

The new Shaftesbury Easter Fun Run is set to take place on Sunday, April 7

Entry open for new Easter Fun Run in Shaftesbury

A NEW Easter Fun Run in Shaftesbury is under starter’s orders. Competitors are being offered a 5km and 10km route…