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History of Judge Jeffreys

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Dorchester is a beautiful English market town with a rich and varied past. Its history is inextricably linked with one of England’s most notorious judges, the “hanging judge” George Jeffreys, and the scene of his many trials can still be experienced by visitors today.

Accommodation in Dorchester

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Dorchester, the historic county town of Dorset is packed with interest and history. It has a varied selection of approved hotel, bed and breakfast and guest house accommodation. Choosing accommodation in Dorchester is the perfect way to enjoy a stay in this delightful market town puts you right at the heart of beautiful rural Dorset, and gives easy access to the stunning Jurassic Coast.

Pay by Phone Parking Scheme

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

The launch of Dorchester’s Pay by Phone Parking Scheme is well underway but we managed to get our award-winning town crier, Alistair Chisholm to help ring the changes in. With his on inevitable style Alistair stopped traffic in the Dorchester Top-of-Town Car Park to cry about the new Parking Scheme.

Christmas in Dorchester

Friday, November 27th, 2009

The Christmas lights are on in Dorchester and we are building up to the festive holiday. The shops are beautifully decorated and during December there are also lots of great Christmassy events taking place.

Walking in Dorchester

Friday, November 20th, 2009

If you want to find an alternative to shopping in Dorchester why not try the delightful local walks and explore the historical landmarks within Dorchester Town.

Ring Go Parking Comes to Dorchester

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Mobile phone owners will soon be able to pay for parking in the county town by dialling one number.

The new technology means that Christmas shopping in Dorchester couldn’t be easier. There is no longer a need to clock watch and should also provide a welcome boost for businesses in the recession.

Christmas Shopping

Friday, November 13th, 2009

There has never been a better time to visit Dorchester in the run up to Christmas. This has been an exciting year for the town with a record number of new businesses opening in 2009.

Dorchester Shopping Trip Rescue

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

The BID’s very own Phil Gordon came to the rescue of one couple who had a nightmare experience on a recent trip to Dorchester. Phil treated Pam and David Rogers to a VIP tour of the town after they wrote and email of complaint about their recent bad experience of the county town. It was… Read more »

Our Town Crier Wins National Title

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Dorchester Town Crier, Alistair Chisholm has done it again. For the third time in a row, our very own local Town Crier has seen off the competition at the National Town Criers Challenge Cup in Hastings and romped home in 1st place.

The flambouyant town crier lifted the crown for the third time in a row and has now won the coveted award an amazing seven times.

Team Dorset Website

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Calling all local businesses.

If you think you have a contribution to make to the 2012 Olympics that are taking place in Weymouth then don’t forget to re-register (if you haven’t already) on the newly renovated Team Dorset website www.teamdorset.org.uk.