• Village Hall Changed into a Pub!

    What an event it was! The Village Hall transformed into a pub complete with bar, musical entertainment and a quiz as well as having a play! Yes, the Vllage Hall became the 'Cherry Tree' and its customers were treated to a play called 'Two' by Jim

  • Deadline looming for voter registration in Purbeck

    VOTERS who have not yet registered to vote in Purbeck District Council’s elections on Thursday, May 3 need to do so by April 18. Seats in the wards of Lytchett Matravers, Lytchett Minster and Upton East, Lytchett Minster and Upton West, Wareham

  • Dorchester Rotary Club help out two charities

    THE ROTARY Club of Dorchester Casterbridge has again displayed its generosity by supporting two local causes. The club handed over a cheque for £1,360 to the Weldmar Hospicecare Trust from funds raised in its Christmas collection. Rotarians

  • Portland young musicians rock on at festival

    YOUNG musicians will be hitting the high notes at the South West ‘Music for Youth’ Festival and beyond after a series of much-needed donations. Members of the ‘Portland Rocks’ Youth Music project are celebrating a ‘substantial donation’ of

  • Dorset County Council questioned on mobile library decision

    A COUNCILLOR has slammed a decision to send a mobile library to a village with its own library as ‘bureaucracy gone mad’. Dorset county councillor Ron Coatsworth wants answers as to why the mobile library goes to Burton Bradstock when it has a community-led

  • Weymouth school wins eco award for second year running

    A SCHOOL that declared a war on waste is celebrating after being awarded green flag status for the second time. All Saints School in Weymouth has been awarded the Eco School’s green flag for the second year running along with one other school

  • Terras suffer in more ways than one at Brackley

    BRACKLEY TOWN 3 (Sandy 18, Diggin 49, pen 51) WEYMOUTH 1 (Byerley 84) A SICKENING clash of heads saw Ben Gerring and Sam Poole both taken to hospital as the Terras experienced an afternoon to forget at St James Park on Saturday. The two centre-backs

  • Dorchester cheerleading group stage open day

    A SUCCESSFUL Dorchester cheerleading group is holding an open day today. The Distinction Cheerleaders recently won their first competition at senior level to make it three wins out of three in British Cheerleading Association Competitions. The group

  • Tropical News

    ONCE again this report is coming to you from the hot and humid Fiji Islands, where we continue to carry out projects to benefit disadvantaged children. Already on this visit we have been to the island of Beqa, where we have just completed a project