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Motcombe’s Christmas Advent Calendar Challenge

A Motcombe resident has arranged festive fun for youngsters.

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TIC Extends Hours For Charity Christmas Card Sales

Shaftesbury’s Tourist Information Centre will extend opening hours when they reopen on Wednesday.

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Tier 2 Could Require Rethink Of Santa’s Shaftesbury And Motcombe Sleigh Ride

Shaftesbury’s Lions Club is hoping to guide Santa’s sleigh around Shaftesbury, Motcombe and other local communities from 4th December.

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Dramatic Fall In New Dorset Council Area And Shaftesbury COVID Cases

There’s been a significant reduction in new COVID-19 cases across the Dorset Council area.

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Shaftesbury Firecrew Respond To Car On Roof In A Ditch

Firefighters from Shaftesbury were called out to an accident on a North Dorset road last night.

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Kate And Karren Chat ‘Over The Garden Fence’

Friends and neighbours Karren Burkett and Kate Pickard chat about the Gillingham roadworks, the things Americans eat for Thanksgiving and irritating alarm clocks which prove impossible to set!

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New Estate And Shop Could Bring ‘Young Blood’ To Cann Common

Next Tuesday, Melbury Abbas and Cann Parish councillors will discuss plans for a 30-home housing estate at Cann Common, alongside the B3081.

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Dorset Police Use Twitter To Offer An Insight Into Their Work

You can see how varied the work of Dorset Police is if you read the messages from their 12-hour ‘tweetathon’ which operated from 2pm yesterday.

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Niky Daley’s Eco-Friendly Present Wrapping

Niky Daley, landlady of The Rising Sun pub in Donhead St Mary, encourages us to have a green Christmas.

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Shaftesbury Police Seize Uninsured Vehicle

Shaftesbury police stopped and seized a vehicle for no insurance on Thursday evening.

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