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Free Things To Do In Dorchester

Monday, October 17th, 2016

We take a look at some of the great free things to do in Dorchester. Going out for the day can be an expensive experience however it does always have to be that way. In Dorset’s county town there are plenty of activities to do which won’t hit you hard in the wallet. We’ve shortlisted… Read more »

Super Sleuth Competition 2016 – Winners and Answers

Friday, October 14th, 2016

The 2016 Super Sleuth competition is officially closed and we have been absolutely delighted with the number of entries in to this year’s competition. We hope everyone who took part enjoyed it as much as we did putting together the competition and clues. This year saw a growing number of youngsters sleuthing around Dorchester looking… Read more »

Dorset County Show 2016

Sunday, September 4th, 2016

Congratulations to the organisers of the Dorset County Show – although the weather didn’t entirely play ball on Saturday – Sunday certainly brought the crowds out – and what a fantastic show. Here are a few of our favourite photos from Sunday. See you again next year! Dorset County Show 2016 Gallery

Best Places for a Picnic in Dorchester

Monday, July 25th, 2016

The summer holidays are here and with the end of the school term many families will be looking forward to getting out in the warmer weather and enjoying the open spaces on offer in Dorchester. Packing up a picnic in Dorchester and heading off to one of the lovely green spaces in the County Town… Read more »

The Best Walks in and around Dorchester, Dorset

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

The great thing about living in Dorchester is that there are so many lovely walks to be had just a few minutes from the centre of town. Whether it’s wandering up the River towards the Blue Bridge or just taking a stroll around town – there is so much to see in Dorchester and well… Read more »

Jewellery Shops in Dorchester

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Whether you’re after a pretty piece from a renowned designer or a statement necklace no one else will have, a great place to head to Dorset’s County Town. The fantastic choice of independent jewellery shops in Dorchester make it a great destination to find that perfect piece. From Swiss luxury watches to show stopping engagement… Read more »

Interview With Avenue Interiors

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Since opening Avenue Interiors in November 2015, Gary Lancaster has experienced popular demand for the furniture, gifts and tableware which he stocks in the eye catching showroom based on Weymouth Avenue, Brewery Square, Dorchester. We caught up with Gary to find out a bit more about the business and also what his customers have been buying since… Read more »

Dorset Underground Map

Friday, December 18th, 2015

A map showing Dorset in the same format as the London tube map has been created. The Dorset underground map was created by Charlie Slade, who is Dorset born and bred but now lives in London. Charlie said One evening, during a particularly slow journey home on the Victoria line I wondered how big the Underground… Read more »

Will it be a White Christmas in Dorchester?

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Many of us want to know if it will be white Christmas in Dorchester. For many of us, snow is synonymous with this time of year. Bing Crosby famously dreamt of it, while adverts, advent calendars, movies and Christmas cards are all decorated with snow-filled scenes of a White Christmas. However, for most parts of… Read more »

Join the Great Dinosaur Hunt this Half Term

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

The Dinosaur Museum in Dorchester comes alive this October half term with the Great Dinosaur Hunt. Children can explore this award winning Museum to discover the answers to the clues and solve the dinosaur mystery. The Dinosaur Museum is the perfect place for the dinosaur hunt with its exciting blend of actual fossils, skeletons, and… Read more »

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