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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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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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The final stage of fitting out Dorchester’s new library and learning centre on South Walks is now under way.

Public displays showcasing the lay-out of the new facility are on display in the existing library and the current adult learning centre for members of the public to view.

The library and learning resources will be spread across...

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Dorchester’s own Oxford University student is currently setting up a brand new skills-enhancing project for the local community.

Hettie Burn, 19, has been planning the project as a catalyst to encourage people of all ages to share their skills, talents and ideas – whether they involve life skills or are run purely for fun.

From the 16-21...

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