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Dorchester councillors: Rail services not serving local people well

Posted: 28.07.21 by Trevor Bevins - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Rail services from London and Bristol to Dorchester and Weymouth are not serving local people well – according to Dorchester councillors. The...

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Entertain the whole family with open-air comedy at Dorchester's Maumbury Rings

Posted: 28.07.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Keep the whole family entertained with open-air comedy in Dorchester. An outdoor re-telling of the legend of King Arthur is coming to Maumbury Ring...

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Dorchester to bid for city status as part of Queen's Jubilee

Posted: 28.07.21 by Trevor Bevins - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Dorchester is to bid for city status as part of the Queen’s 2022 Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Town councillors have backed the move –...

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Dorchester Town Council meetings to remain face to face despite Dorset Council reverting to online

Posted: 27.07.21 by Trevor Bevins - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Town council meetings in Dorchester are to continue face to face – even though Dorset Council has now dropped the idea and is reverting back to ...

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Dorchester: Police appeal after elderly man had his watch stolen in Poundbury

Posted: 27.07.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Police are appealing for information after a watch was stolen from a man in Poundbury. At around 2.30pm on Saturday, July 17, an elderly man was ap...

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Dorchester's GAP Project supports another good cause while enjoying the benefits of nature

Posted: 27.07.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Participants and volunteers at Dorset Mind’s The GAP Project have been busy in the Dorchester allotments. The team has been working to feed a...

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Dorchester: Pickers invited to Abbey Farm Flowers to pick their own beautiful bouquet

Posted: 27.07.21 by The Editor Local News



A budding new flower farm in the middle of Abbotsbury is welcoming pickers to come and cut their own bouquet. Abbey Farm Flowers has been http...

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Dorchester: Dorset Museum celebrates Festival of Archeology with free events

Posted: 27.07.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Dorset Museum is celebrating the 2021 Festival of Archaeology with free events this week. Discover more about Dorset’s vast and rich history ...

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Dorchester walk of the week: Shaded stroll through Thorncombe Woods

Posted: 27.07.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Every week we will be sharing a circular walk in and around our local area with directions and photos. We use the OS Map app, which is very useful if ...

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Dorchester hospitality businesses looking for staff as shortage causes some to close

Posted: 26.07.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



It’s no secret that country-wide the hospitality industry is suffering staff shortages and it is no different here in West Dorset. Many businesse...

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