Tag Archives: Dorset

Locals Protest At Wareham Over Changes To The Rail Crossing

Some genius planner has decided to ignore the needs of people who use a rail crossing everyday because they think they know better. Where do we get these people from? There are plans to replace the level crossing at Wareham … 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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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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It’s Like Portland Is Being Used As An Off-Shore Educational Experimental Island

It all started with the setting up of The Academy of Portland for 4 to 19-year-olds. This evolved by closing, although they preferred to call it ‘replacing’, Chesil Cove Federation, Royal Manor College, Grove Infant and Foundation Stage School along … 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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Lego-Man Takes A Tumble On Dorset Beach

We brought you the story of the Lego-Man last November and now we have bad news to report. LINK Following a heavy storm the poor bloke has come tumbling down. The full-size sculpture, made of iron, by Sir Antony Gormley … 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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