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Young Marketeers comes to Dorchester: Schoolchildren encouraged to grow their own and sell at the market

Posted: 05.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



A programme encouraging children to grow their own fruit and vegetables then sell them at the local market is coming to Dorchester. Local Food Link...

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'Too many council documents are hard to understand': Councillor says cultural strategy document is 'full of classic council-speak'

Posted: 04.05.21 by Trevor Bevins - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Council-speak is doing little to encourage people to engage with Dorset Council – according to some councillors. Lyme Regis councillor Daryl ...

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Temporary traffic lights remain at Dorchester's Maumbury Cross and Edward Road is still closed

Posted: 04.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Temporary lights are still in operation at Maumbury Cross following gas works, with Edward Road also closed. Works carried out by SGN were due to b...

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Dorchester sight and hearing team helps reconnect Deaf Bridport resident with family and friends during pandemic

Posted: 04.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



A Dorchester team supporting those with sight and hearing difficulties has helped a Deaf man get back in touch with family and friends during the pand...

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Writer impresses the judge with his Thomas Hardy inspired poem

Posted: 04.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



A local writer has been praised for his “impressive” Thomas Hardy poem, which has won a writing competition. Peter Tait entered McCarthy Stone...

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Jobs in Dorchester: Here are the latest vacancies

Posted: 03.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



We’re here to help you find a new job or start a new career. Here are some of the latest vacancies available in and around Dorchester. ...

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More people can receive help at home in Dorchester with Age UK's Home Support Service

Posted: 03.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



More people in Dorchester can receive help around the home from Age UK North, South and West Dorset NSWD). The pandemic and lockdowns have impacted...

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Shops encouraged to stop selling disposable barbecues

Posted: 03.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Shops are being urged to stop selling disposable barbecues. Following last year’s #BBQsBurMoreThanBangers campaign, Litter Free Dorset has la...

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Protestors stop traffic to highlight government's inaction on climate

Posted: 03.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Two campaigners stopped traffic in Dorchester’s Trinity Street and Weymouth’s Kings Street over the weekend to highlight the climate emergency. ...

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Digital Champions resume face-to-face advice session in Dorchester

Posted: 02.05.21 by Lottie Welch Local News



Dorchester residents will once again be able to get face-to-face advice on any digital queries they may have. Digital Champions have returned to Do...

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