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After spending two weeks on display at Dorchester Library & Learning Centre as ambassadors for the Royal Voluntary Service, and being much admired and appreciated by visitors to the library, our knitted volunteers big and small have now returned to the office in The Old School House, 49 High West Street, Dorchester.

They are waiting patiently...

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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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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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