Category Archives: Poundbury

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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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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So Just How Much Of A Total Knobber Is Oliver Letwin?

First up we must declare an interest. Ollie Litter-Bin is our bone useless MP. Yes, of all the pointless entities we could have down here at TheField our ‘man’ is Ollie – and what a fine mess he’s got us … Continue reading

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Like A Spring Day Here In Dorset

The sun was out and the sheep were about. Hard to believe it is Nov 1st with a day like today.

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The Local Farce, Known As The Charles Street Fiasco, Continues In Dorchester

The decade’s long history of this running sore is too much to go into here but we have reached a brand new absurdity. West Dorset District Council are going to pay £905,000 for the Dorchester Community Church and then … … Continue reading

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Owermoigne Villagers Run Out Of Patience With Dorset County Council

A proud winner in previous years of “Best Kept Village” has pulled out of this year’s competition with frustration at the lack of support from Dorset County Council. Local residents and the parish council have been left exasperated at large … Continue reading

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Dodgy-Dave Looks After His Mates And Pretends He’s Doing Us Plebs A Favour

Great plan – sell off what homes we do have left and then the ONLY alternative will be Private Landlords who can charge what they like. So why would Dodgy Dave want to do that? Well it’s probably something to … Continue reading

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Rumours Are That The New Pub At Poundbury To Be Named “The Frog & Toad”

For those who are unlucky enough not to live in Dorchester, Dorset, then Poundbury is the chocolate box ‘Village’ that Chazzer Windsor keeps banging on about. By the time the whole area is finished it will have added some 3,000 … Continue reading

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SIX Police Stations In Dorset To Have Their Front Desks Closed In Two Weeks

Taking effect from the 1st March Dorset sees SIX front desks closing in order to save money. This is being spun as a ‘victory’ by the PCC as the original ‘plan’ was to close 12 out of the 15 station … Continue reading

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Sad News As The Sienna Restaurant Plans To Close In April

For those who know Dorchester they will be aware of a restaurant near the Top of Town. It’s called, as you’ve guessed by now, The Sienna Restaurant and it is the only Michelin starred one in Dorset! It’s been open … Continue reading

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