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Yes, it’s that time of year when Dorchester lights up with festive cheer – Christmas Cracker Night!

The Christmas Lights will go on at St Peter’s Church at 6:30pm on Thursday 7 December, with Santa and special guests in attendance. There will be entertainment and music to keep the family entertained, and Santa will be in...

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South Western Railway (SWR) is encouraging passengers to have their say on changes to train times and services, which include axeing one of Dorchester’s two direct hourly services to London.

Instead SWR is proposing running one fast train, which will take two and a half hours from Dorchester to Waterloo, and one stopping service to Portsmouth.


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Half-Marathon was presented to a number of good causes at a celebration event in the Corn Exchange.

In total, more than £13,000 has been raised and almost £6,000 of it was handed out at the celebration event.

Representatives from charities who had helped to stage the event and some parish councils who had been affected by the...

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Two Thomas Hardye GCSE food students took part in a cook-off at the school for the Rotary Young Chef competition 2018.

Olivia Lovell and Beth White, cooked for two hours and produced two exceptional meals.

Olivia’s menu was pork tenderloin provençal with parsley mash, spinach and a wild mushroom sauce followed by a white chocolate mousse slice...

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Dorchester’s latest plan for redeveloping the town centre would sound the death knell for independent retailers.

That is the claim of a leading independent, who says plans to move the market and create a new retail park on the Fairfield site would be disastrous.

“They said the market is the jewel in Dorchester’s crown – that is...

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