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Dorchester named one of the happiest places to live

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Dorchester has made it into the top 10 happiest places to live in the country in a recent survey. Over 22,ooo people participated in Rightmove’s happy at home survey. Findings were based on a number of different questions including sense of community spirit, feeling of safety and friendliness of locals. The survey also posed questions… Read more »

Christmas Events in Dorchester 2019

Friday, November 29th, 2019

Christmas is a truly wonderful time of the year to be in Dorchester and the events calendar in 2019 is looking particularly appealing. Traditional events we love to enjoy each year are set to make a welcome return, as well as some exciting new attractions on the agenda. There’s numerous festive themed celebrations taking place, so… Read more »

Dorchester Christmas Cracker 2019

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Dorchester Christmas Cracker 2019 is coming to the town centre once again to mark the official start of Christmas in Dorchester. We know this can be a time of the year when calendars fast become filled up with festive parties and celebrations, so make sure to note that the big date is Thursday 5th December…. Read more »

Dorchester FREE Parking on Saturdays in December

Friday, November 8th, 2019

The Dorchester BID in association with Dorchester Town Council and in partnership with Dorset Council, are delighted to announce the return of Dorchester free parking Saturdays in December 2019. The #Park4FREE Saturdays are available in addition to the normal FREE parking on all Sundays in Dorchester. All Saturdays in December leading up to Christmas (7th,… Read more »

Supersleuth Competition 2019 – Winners and Answers

Monday, November 4th, 2019

Thank you everyone who joined the fun of this year’s challenging space-themed Supersleuth competition! It has been great to hear how so many of you enjoyed taking part. Congratulations to the winners of Dorchester Supersleuth 2019… The theme this year was Adventures in Space & Pioneers of Flight, which coincided nicely with the 50th anniversary of… Read more »

Dorchester comes out top for food hygiene in the UK

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Dorchester is the best location for food hygiene in the UK according to recent Food Standards Agency data. Data from over 450,000 businesses has revealed average food hygiene ratings for all areas in the UK. The research has revealed that Dorchester has come out on top of a total of 106 different postcodes in the… Read more »

Dorchester Favourite Business Award 2019

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Winners of the Dorchester Favourite Business Award 2019 were presented at the Dorchester Business Improvement District AGM, which took place yesterday at Dorchester Corn Exchange. The winner of Dorchester Favourite Business Award 2019 Many nominations were received from the public for over 100 Dorchester businesses. First place was awarded to Dodgson’s of Dorchester – the DIY hardware… Read more »

Dorchester Autumn Events in 2019

Monday, October 7th, 2019

Summer may now be over, but the fun doesn’t need to come to an end! These Dorchester Autumn events in 2019 are perfect for keeping all of the family occupied this season. Dorchester Prison Ghost Hunt Following the success of the opening on Heritage Open Day, Dorchester Prison Ghost Hunt is another opportunity to see… Read more »

Open-Dorchester – Heritage Open Day Is A Great Success

Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Thousands of visitors attended Open-Dorchester for the second annual heritage open day to take place in the county town. High West Street and High East Street were both closed to traffic for Open-Dorchester to improve accessibility for people to explore historic attractions, and learn more about the town’s rich heritage. Here’s a selection of photos… Read more »

Hot & Sweet Café and Restaurant

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Wioletta Zychowicz is the owner of Hot & Sweet coffee shop in Dorchester’s High West Street. She has been serving coffee, breakfasts and lunches to a loyal set of customers for the last two years. Items on the Hot & Sweet menu range from paninis and jacket potatoes to smoothies and milkshakes. All tastes are… Read more »