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Dorchester Roman Town House Set For Upgrades

Friday, June 5th, 2020

Dorchester Roman Town House is set for improvements in the coming months. Plans have been put in place for new information boards and improved accessibility. The site is one of several around Dorchester that date back to Roman times. The free-to-visit historic Dorchester landmark is the only example of a fully exposed Roman Town House in… Read more »


Support Tips For Businesses During Lockdown

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

If you are business in Dorchester looking for support during the coronavirus crisis, there are a number of new tools available to help. Recently launched initiatives from the Government, National Lottery and local councils offer various levels of financial support. Here are a few tips your business may be able to take advantage of in… Read more »


Dorchester Quiz – How well do you know Dorset’s County Town?

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

Put your knowledge to the test with this Dorchester Quiz! With a total of 100 questions covering the past and present, here’s a fun way to explore Dorchester’s history. How well do you know Dorset’s County Town? Dorchester Facts How good is your knowledge of Dorchester’s rich heritage? Answer 10 questions based on facts about Dorchester… Read more »


COVID-19: Dorchester Support and Resources

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Last updated on 10th June 2020. The intention of this page is to provide a list of useful resources and links for local residents of Dorchester during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Help give our town’s businesses a fighting chance of surviving this unprecedented period of uncertainty. The list below is all Dorchester businesses who are in… 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 »


Dippy And The Dorset County Museum Win Award

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Dippy the Diplodocus and the team at The Dorset County Museum have won a prestigious award. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure was awarded ‘Partnership of the Year’ at the Museums and Heritage Awards. The award was given in recognition of the partnership with The Natural History Museum in a tour that began with Dippy’s… Read more »


Dorset Knob Throwing Festival 2019

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

The world-famous Dorset Knob Throwing and Food Festival returns for 2019. Moores, creators of the famous Dorset Knob biscuit, are holding the Festival at Kingston Maurward College on Sunday 5th May between 10am – 4pm. Weldmar Hospicecare is the official charity partner for the event with moneys raised going towards this worthy local cause. The… Read more »


Easter at Brewery Square

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Easter Egg Hunt The 4 day Brewery Square Easter Egg Hunt is back for another year! Families are invited to Brewery Square to hunt for the Easter Egg images around the square, in return for a free prize! The Easter Egg Hunt is being held from Good Friday until Easter Monday (19-22 April) from 10am… Read more »


Dorchester Yoga and Therapy Centre

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

Dorchester has a thriving yoga and therapy centre based above Coffee #1 on Trinity Street. The business has been the brain child of Sharon Cox-Button who has built up the centre to offer so much more than just a place to practise yoga. We spent some time with Sharon to ask her a few questions… Read more »


Dorchester Art Gallery – Unique, Diverse and Contemporary Artwork

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Looking for unique, diverse and contemporary artwork is made easy with Dorchester Art Gallery, situated in the fast developing Brewery Square. Their showroom features a wide range of paintings, collectable limited editions and sculptures, a perfect addition to any household. Whether it’s for new home owners or existing residents, you’re bound to find something that takes your… Read more »


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