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Former Dorchester flax factory to be converted into homes despite objections

Posted: 19.06.21 by Trevor Bevins - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



A former flax factory in Dorchester is to be converted with a new house added to create nine homes. The building, off St George’s Road, has b...

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What date and time is the 2021 Summer Solstice in Dorchester?

Posted: 19.06.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



The Summer Solstice is on its way, taking place on what we call the longest day of the year. The Summer Solstice occurs when one of the Earth&#...

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Dorchester Arts welcomes back audiences and kicks off a summer of live outdoor theatre

Posted: 19.06.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Dorchester Arts is welcoming back audiences and kicking off a summer of live outdoor shows with a performance of Hardy’s classic Tess of the D&r...

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Plans for Dorchester's ballet and dance centre to move split opinion

Posted: 18.06.21 by Trevor Bevins - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Dorchester's ballet and dance centre is planning to move from its current home on the town’s Poundbury industrial estate to a new buildi...

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Latest Covid figures in Dorset: Cases almost triple in Dorset Council area

Posted: 18.06.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Cases across Dorset are “rising quickly” with the Dorset Council case rate almost tripling in a week. Public Health Dorset reports ther...

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Dorchester: Campaigners call on Dorset Pension Fund to stop investing in fossil fuel companies

Posted: 18.06.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Campaigners took to Dorchester this week to call on Dorset Pension Fund to stop investing in fossil fuel companies. Dorset Action says Dorset Pensi...

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Dorchester school gives its unwavering support to England during UEFA Euro 2020 Championships

Posted: 18.06.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Whatever happens in the football match against Scotland tonight (Friday), the England team can count on the unwavering support of The Prince of Wales ...

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'Compassion and dedication': Agincare's CEO recognised after leading care provider's response to Covid

Posted: 18.06.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Agincare’s CEO has been recognised as an influential voice and champion of the care industry. Raina Summerson has been included on Home Care ...

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Dorchester: Singer-songwriter dedicates charity album to his wife diagnosed with terminal cancer

Posted: 17.06.21 by The Editor Local News



A singer-songwriter is hoping to raise as much money as possible for charity with his new album. Ruffdog (Shep) Elliott, an artist with Dorchester...

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Aldi looks to open a store in Dorchester

Posted: 17.06.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Aldi is looking for sites to open a store in Dorchester. The supermarket, which has more than 900 stores across the UK, is looking for a freehold t...

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