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A drink driver who failed to stop at the scene of a collision in North Dorset has been banned from the road for three years. Richard Mark Vass, aged 32 and of Batchelor …

In the last of the series of Autumn Talks at Shaftesbury’s Grosvenor Arms Hotel, acclaimed storyteller Jane Flood tells magical tales from the Arthurian legends from the perspective of its powerful women and their …
Home Library Service Gillingham

A popular home library service, run by Royal Voluntary Service, the national volunteering organisation, is looking to grow its service for housebound readers in the Gillingham and Shaftesbury area. The Home Library Service …
Churchill Shaftesbury

Moving house during your retirement years can be a daunting prospect; that’s why Churchill Retirement Living says it is offering to pay stamp duty and help towards moving costs for people in Shaftesbury …

Sarah Williams is a woman who loves adventure – and the more extreme the better. She has skydived and bungee-jumped, but also completed the Marathon des Sables (six marathons in six days across …
Ian David Green farmers Shaftesbury

Ian and David Green have been named regional finalists in the ForFarmers Excellence in Farming Awards, as a result of their attention to detail towards forage production. The brothers, finalists in the Forage …
semley cattle garden

Walkers have been urged to make sure they close all gates in fields properly after an incident in which cattle that escaped through an unfastened gate caused at least £10,000 of damage to …

Tim Pears is the acclaimed author of the spellbinding West Country Trilogy, a trio of books that begins on the Devon-Somerset border in 1911 and over the following four years follows the very …
Brionne Shaftesbury twinning

Shaftesbury Town Twinning Association recently enjoyed a very successful visit from their twin town of Brionne in Normandy, boosted by beautiful sunny weather. After a first day with their host families, the visitors …