Category Archives: Dorset

Dorset Runner Finishes 44 Marathons In 44 Days

Peter Thompson of Bournemouth has just achieved his goal of running 44 marathons on consecutive days. To make it just a little harder he did each one in a different country. He started his epic tour on 1 April and … Continue reading

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Dorset Knob Throwers Out In Force This Weekend

The annual event took up its new home at Kingston Maurward this weekend. Well over 4,000 knobbers turned out in force to get theirs out and to fling them as far as they could! Contestants didn’t just get their knobs … Continue reading

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Eric Cantona: “When the seagulls follow the trailer. .. …” The Audience Leave Unhappy

When King Eric appeared at the Bournemouth International Centre some people left feeling like they had witnessed a Crystal Palace Kung-Foo kick to the stomach. It seems they had to sit through an unadvertised auction along with a warm-up act … Continue reading

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Living In The Middle Of Dorchester Is Only For The Well Heeled

On Thursday councillors decided that they didn’t want any riffraff living in a new housing development in the middle of town and voted to make sure that out of 185 homes not one of them needed to be affordable. There … Continue reading

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Dorset Knob Contest Moves To Dorchester

The Dorset Knob contest has got so big that it has to move to Dorchester this April. It’s been held in Cattistock for nine years but the 10th anniversary sees it move to a new home at Kingston Maurward. As … Continue reading

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Swimmers Brave The Water At Weymouth’s Christmas Day Harbour Swim

Over 300 brave charity fundraisers took to the cold water of Weymouth Harbour to support a wide range of local good causes. They were joined by over thousand well wishes who had enough sense to stay wrapped up warm by … Continue reading

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TheField Is Five Years Old!

How have we done it for so long?? Many are asking, “Why have they done it for so long???” What started as a little project is now, five years on, an essential ‘Thought for the Day’. Check-out the Archive on … Continue reading

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