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‘Town’s one-way system unveiled’ was the Dorchester Voice cover story before Christmas. Inside, the town was invited to ‘Have their say on new one-way system’.

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In the accompanying article, Hilary Cox, Dorset County Council’s Cabinet member for the environment, was quoted as saying: “Dorchester...

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A new appeal has been launched to raise money for a purpose-built facility to store Dorset County Museum’s extensive collections and provide working areas for volunteers and visiting researchers.

The project will also include a bespoke education and lecture room for use by both schools and the local community.

Individuals wishing to support the scheme have the...

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Tickets for the Dorchester beer festival are now on sale – but hurry, because they are selling fast; online tickets have already gone, as have most of the tickets for both evening sessions.

You can buy them over the counter at Dorchester Tourist Information Centre, the Borough Arms (Goldies) in High East Street or the Boot...

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Brewhouse & Kitchen, a stylish brewing pub, is to open at Brewery Square in the spring, bringing brewing back to the historic site where Eldridge Pope brewed its famous ales from 1880 until the late 1990s.

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The new Brewhouse will be open at the former Station pub...

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Households in Dorchester and parts of West Dorset and Purbeck will receive their containers for the new Recycle for Dorset collection service during January and February.

The containers are to be used with the new service from week beginning 3 March by everyone living in Dorchester, Broadmayne, the Cerne and Piddle Valleys, Charminster, Crossways, Osmington, Owermoigne,...

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