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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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Lower Bockhampton At Risk Of Being ‘Ruined Forever’

There are fears that Thomas Hardy would “turn in his grave” if he knew of the house building plans near his old home. The local agricultural college has applied to the District Council to build 70 houses on land at … Continue reading

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