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The First World War – ‘the War to end all Wars’ – finished with three-quarters of a million British, Imperial and Dominion dead. Very few communities could be termed ‘Thankful Villages’ to which all their inhabitants returned; across England only 53 and in Dorset only one – tiny Langton Herring.

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Dorchester residents and businesses are being given the chance to have their say on the development of a Dorchester town centre master plan.

The master plan aims to take a comprehensive approach to the future of the town centre. It will address key development sites, public space and signage, parking, traffic and transport, environmental impact, and...

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Dorset’s young carers have been taken to see War Horse at Southampton’s Mayflower as a reward for their hard work and for some down time from their often demanding responsibilities.

There are currently 117 young carers being supported by the Dorset Young Carers Service.

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Do you have a list of jobs around your home that just never seem to get done? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Today’s busy lifestyles often mean that it can be difficult to keep up with the maintenance on your home. Hire A Hubby Dorchester is a specialist property maintenance and DIY franchise business that...

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Tomorrow’s Museum for Dorset has started its two-year county tour following the closure of Dorset County Museum as it undergoes its long-anticipated, multi-million pound transformation.

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The first collaboration starts with...

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Nearly 300 new homes are to be built in local villages in the latest round of planning approvals.

A development for up to 140 homes on 27 acres of land north-west of Crossways has been approved by West Dorset District Council’s planning committee.

The development is on land identified for housing in the controversial West Dorset, Weymouth...

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