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The Dorset Agricultural Society is inviting members of the public to attend its annual Spring Show on Sunday, March 25 from 2-4pm.

The Show is being held at Sunninghill School Hall in Dorchester, and is free to attend. Those who wish to enter the Spring Show have a wide range of competitions to choose from including...

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Dorchester’s Shire Hall stood at the centre of local law and government for over 200 years. It was here that the Tolpuddle Martyrs were tried in 1834, and later Thomas Hardy sat as a magistrate.

Dorchester Drama is delighted to be staging their spring production there this April. With a new venue and a new director...

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The Fire Service is the subject of Alan House’s lecture to the Dorset Industrial Archaeology Society on Tuesday, 24 April.

The meeting starts at 7.30 pm in The Dorset Room, Colliton House, Colliton Park, Dorchester, opposite County Hall.  Non-members are welcome (small donation suggested).  Further details on 01305 871863.

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The Piddle Valley could have a Neighbourhood Plan if residents give it the go ahead.

Councillors agreed at West Dorset District Council’s Strategy Committee on 8 February 2018 to go ahead with the referendum on Piddle Valley Neighbourhood Plan.

A local referendum will take place on Thursday 19 April, with local residents going to the polls to...

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Dorset’s nine existing local councils will cease to exist from April next year, to be replaced by two new unitary authorities.

The secretary of state for housing, communities and local government, the Sajid Javid, has given the final seal of approval to the creation of the new councils.

One will cover Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, while the...

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