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Eco-homes in and around Dorchester will be open to visitors again this year, and this time homes in the Bridport area will be open, too. Altogether there will be 19 eco-homes available to visit. They are opening up to demonstrate how homes can be more comfortable, cheaper to run, and greener at the same time.


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The Education Team at Monkey World ape rescue centre near Wool were thrilled to receive their first ever Monkey Mobile, proudly sponsored by Westerly Dorchester.

An important part of the ethos of Monkey World is education. The education team visits groups, schools, holds assemblies, conducts guided tours and talks at the park, and teaches both children...

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Just under a year ago, two Dorchester mums set out to make a pipe-dream a reality – and now Munchkins Play Cafe in Dorchester is about to celebrate its first birthday.  

Born of a love of good coffee and cake and a good catch up with friends, Michelle Cheeseman and Mel Ford created Munchkins Play...

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Dorchester Carnival was once again a success even if the weather did try to dampen the spirits during the festivities.  

Dorchester Round Table is hoping to raise over £2,500 which will all be given back to all the entries of the procession.

The weekend kicked off with Wynn’s Funfair offering rides for children from Westfield Tech College,...

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The Dorset Diggers Community Archaeology Group is an exciting new community archaeology group based in West Dorset and run by local people who are interested in researching, surveying and excavating the archaeology of this beautiful part of the county. 

Our main aim is to work in partnership with local communities, helping them to engage with their...

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Dorchester residents have expressed their concern at plans to introduce wheelie bins and fortnightly rubbish collections to the town next spring.

Under the plans, each household will be given two of the unsightly bins to keep outside their house, one for rubbish and one for general recycling, including plastics, which will only be emptied every other...

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