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Volunteer Centre Dorset has a wide range of volunteering opportunities throughout the county.

The current programme lists roughly 250 varied opportunities in the environment, sport, healthcare, music, admin, secretarial and others throughout Dorset.

The centre is holding a Volunteer Week from 1-7 June so if you have been toying with the idea of volunteering, this would be...

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Weldmar Hospicecare is gearing up for its silver anniversary by planning what it hopes will be its biggest ever Midnight Walk in July.

The hospice in Herringston Road, Dorchester first opened its doors on 19 January 1994 and more than 8,300 patients have been cared for since.


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American Football is very much alive and kicking in west Dorset thanks to the Jurassic Coast Raptors.

The Raptors started in Bridport in 2014, but moved to Dorchester Rugby Club in 2015 to be more central, and qualified for the league in 2016. Last year they played teams from Taunton, Torbay, Newquay in South Wales and...

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A poignant commemoration marking the 75th anniversary of RAF Tarrant Rushton’s vital role in the historic D-Day invasion of occupied Europe in June 1944, will take place on 2 June.

 The gathering to remember and honour those people who served at the base takes place close to the site of the former airfield’s main gate at...

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This summer sees the 75th Anniversary of D Day and as part of our regular local presentations, the Friends of Crossways Library (FCL), are commemorating the occasion with something a little different.

In 1942 and 1943, RAF Warmwell hosted Hawker Typhoon squadrons, and a visitor included a young pilot, Roland Beamont (later Wing Commander), who was...

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Join Dorset Youth Theatre Junior and Intermediate groups as they present a double bill.

Peggy The Pint Sized Pirate is a small pirate with big dreams. Join her on a quest to save the pirates who have been captured by the sea monster.

Murder Mayhem at Mayview Manor sees a group of strangers gather for a murder...

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