Category Archives: Dorset

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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Sad To See A Dead Whale Floating Off Of The Dorset Coast

Shipping has been warned to be on the look-out for a dead whale seen floating off the coast at Portland. As yet the poor old beast has not been washed ashore but if it should it will collected and disposed … Continue reading

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Bovington Army Tank Base The Scene Of A Fire

Bovy Camp had to call out Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service when they had a fire on the top floor of the seven-storey residential building. It needed 10 engines to put the blaze out. It seems it was … Continue reading

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Tory MP Drax Has His Plans Thrown Out For His Solar Farm

We first brought you this story back in July 2015. LINK Drax had originally been given permission by the East Dorset District Council’s planning committee for his monstrous solar farm but this has now been overturned by a judicial review. … Continue reading

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