Learn More About Littledown’s Racing Bike Sports Attraction This Saturday

West Melbury businessman David Fear is starting a racing bike circuit at Littledown. Read More

Motcombe Will Feature In North Dorset’s Walking Festival

North Dorset’s popular annual walking event will feature a Motcombe stroll this year.

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Dramatic Interactive Challenge For Motcombe Residents This Weekend

Residents of Motcombe will be able to participate in a real-time online drama event this Sunday.

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Shaftesbury Carnival Rename Car Show In Memory Of Ray Humphries

Shaftesbury Carnival Club held its AGM on Zoom last night. It was their first annual general meeting since the death of former chairman Ray Humphries MBE in October.

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World’s Oldest Fringe Performer Ready For Shaftesbury Event After COVID-19 Recovery

2020 was tough for 95-year-old Shaftesbury resident Tony Hawkins. Tony caught coronavirus and spent six weeks in Salisbury and Shaftesbury hospitals.

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‘Shaftesbury’s Got Talent’ Planned As Town’s First Major Summer Event

Shaftesbury Rotary Club is planning the town’s first big community event following the expected relaxation of social distancing rules.

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US Folk Duo Booked For Semley’s New Live Music Venue – The Village Hall

There are plans for Semley Village Hall to offer more for the community.

Booking secretary, Andy Roger, says film nights have been suggested for the recently refurbished space. And he believes the village hall has potential as a music venue.

Photo: Semley Village Hall Facebook group.

The first booking is a folk duo who are travelling from Vermont, USA. Rebecca Hall from Hungry Town tells us why she’s chosen the venue for their October UK tour.

And Andy is excited that a new playgroup operator hopes to offer additional daytime facilities.



Two New Recruits To Shaftesbury Fringe Committee

Shaftesbury Fringe will run across four days from 27th August, the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Bees And Butterflies On The Cranborne Chase AONB’s Chalk Downlands With Ranger Mike Fussell

There’s another Cranborne Chase AONB online talk this Monday, when ranger Mike Fussell will be talking about his work managing a chalk downland.

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An Evening Of Adult Fun Online From East Stour Will Raise Money For Dorset Mind

Would you like to spend your evening with a contortionist who makes viewers exclaim ‘wow’ rather than ‘yuk’? Or do you fancy some ‘horror burlesque’?

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