Latest articles from Sam Beamish

Column: Amazing response to virus from communities

LAST week, I asked you to consider how we can prepare and help our community with this unprecedented challenge of Coronavirus. The response since then has been brilliant, including West Dorset businesses who have offered help to manufacture emergency ventilators. In Broadmayne, West Knighton, Beaminster, Bishops Caundle and Sherborne – to name just a few so far – volunteer groups have sprung into action to prepare to help the most vulnerable in our rural areas with shopping and delivering fo

Coronavirus: Guidance on pet care

PET owners are being urged ‘not to abandon their animals’ and to think about how they will care for them animals if they need to stay at home with suspected symptoms of coronavirus.