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Ukrainian family are the special guests at Poundbury Art Festival

Nonagenerian artist and Poundbury resident Monica Perry cut the ribbon and officially opened the It’s Up To Us exhibition in

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A king-sized labour of love is being showcased in Eype

Quilters from Eype have spent two years working on a stunning quilt memory of their much-loved founder member Diana Davis,

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Calls to rethink Vearse Farm homes plan near Bridport

Campaigners say there is still time to rethink controversial plans to build 760 new homes at Vearse Farm near Bridport.

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The Wyld Morris rebel spirit shines on in Dorset

A mixed group of West Dorset Morris dancers are celebrating their tenth anniversary of defying tradition. Frustrated by the gender

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A housing plan for Dorchester could pollute drinking water

Campaign group Save the Area North of Dorchester (STAND) is calling on Dorset Council to suspend work on the proposed

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Hankies and sticks welcome the summer…with bells on

As we steam towards the first day of summer, the Wessex Morris Men will be celebrating the first sight of

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Traders back super boosting campaign in Bridport

Bridport traders, the town council and the chamber are on a mission to breathe new life and vitality into the

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A stunning collection of sculpture in Dorchester

More than 200 striking sculptures by 30 contemporary artists are on display at Dorchester’s Sculpture by the Lakes until the

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Solar farm support in Maiden Newton after route change

A planning application for a 40-acre solar farm near Maiden Newton has now secured the backing from the parish council

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Disused landfill site in West Dorset is leaking toxic waste into the sea

Coastal erosion in West Dorset is releasing toxic waste from a disused landfill site into the sea. As the coastline

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