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Police Evacuate Twyford On Friday As Bomb Disposal Team Deal With Discovery

Police officers evacuated parts of Twyford yesterday as bomb disposal experts dealt with a dangerous device.

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Town Councillors Recommend Two Projects For Funding From New Estate Builder’s Contribution

When Barratt build their 162-home estate alongside Wincombe Lane, they will need to make a £144,000 contribution to local infrastructure. It is known as a ‘section 106’ payment.

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How Do You Keep Your Pet Comfortable In The Hotter Weather?

Caroline Smith of Shaftesbury-based dog walking service Mooches with Pooches shares some ideas.

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Countdown To Motcombe’s Four-Day Festival

Final preparations are being made for a major music, crafts and camping festival at the Motcombe Turnpike Showground at the end of this month.

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Hospital Friends Recognise Staff

The Friends of Westminster Memorial Hospital have distributed commemorative badges to thank hospital staff for their dedication during the pandemic.

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Shaftesbury Town Council Commits To Market Day Pedestrianisation

The High Street has been closed to traffic again today. The Town Council has committed to paying for pedestrianisation on market days, but only until the autumn, so far.

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The Young Woman Driving Shaftesbury’s New Coach Company

Running a bus company is an Amy Andrew’s blood – her grandmother and great grandmother used to drive coaches.

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Eastenders Script Writer From Ansty Publishes New Book

Ansty resident Barrie Shore felt that life as an actor was insecure. So she switched career and started writing the lines for other actors.

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Two Grow Up In Dorset – Fontmell School Memories

Friends and cousins Jackie Spiteri and Jeanette Hardiman reminisce about their school days at Fontmell Magna School.

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