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The Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp was liberated on January 27, 1945

Special event in Dorchester to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

HOLOCAUST Memorial Day (HMD) will be marked with a special event in Dorchester next week (January 26). On January 27,…

Shepton Mallet Prison is set to close on January 2, 2024. Picture: Cove Group

Shepton Mallet prison to close with the loss of 18 jobs

SHEPTON Mallet Prison is to close in January, with the loss of 18 jobs, it has been announced. The attraction,…

Youngsters can get behind the wheel of mini Land Rovers at Moors Valley. Picture: Dorset Council

Land Rovers and mini golf now on offer at Moors Valley Country Park

VISITORS braved the rain to have a splashing time at a new Dorset attraction. Children, park rangers, council staff and…

The Dorset Young Farmers Auction of Promises takes place on Saturday, November 25

Get your bids in ahead of Dorset young farmers’ Auction of Promises

CAKES, attraction tickets and even a bag of logs are up for grabs at a silent auction this month. The…

Up to 50 stalls will be on offer at Wincanton Christmas Fair, at the racecourse

Get ahead with gift shopping at Wincanton Christmas Fair

A HOST of products not found on the high street will be on offer at a Christmas fair in…

The Ridgeway Singers & Band are set to perform throughout December

Ridgeway Singers & Band unveil Christmas concert programme

CAROLS, folk songs, poems and stories will be on the agenda at a series of Christmas concerts by The…

Wiltshire thatcher Lot Long is on the cover of Led Zeppelin IV, which has sold 37 million copies worldwide

Man on iconic Led Zeppelin IV album cover revealed as Wiltshire thatcher Lot Long

IT’S an iconic album cover known by millions of music fans around the world; an old thatcher, stooped in…

Point-to-point under starter’s orders

By Bob Bracher THE first of 21 meetings scheduled for the Wessex point-to-point area is on Sunday when…

Remembrance Service planned at Dorchester on Armistice Day

DORSET will gather to honour those who fell in conflict on Saturday morning. A service in Dorchester on Armistice Day…

Wincanton Community Hospital to host Christmas Fayre

A CHRISTMAS Fayre in Wincanton will be offering a range of stalls. The event, at Wincanton Community Hospital, is set…