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Taste of the West Product Awards 2020 – First Results Announced

What a year this is turning out to be! Despite the lockdown, South West food and drink producers have once again exce… more

Fore are open for adventures!

Fore Adventures, a Dorset based outdoor experience company are thrilled to announce that they can once again start th… more

National Trust warns of wildfire risk after dramatic rise in BBQs and litter

The National Trust is urging people not to bring a barbecue or light a campfire when they visit the coast and c… more

Brace of Butchers seeks unsung heroes to dine on best produce Dorset has to offer at community keyworkers’ lunch

On Friday 19 June, Poundbury-based Brace of Butchers is holding a feast to celebrate local community helpers for all … more

Celebrate World Gin Day with some Dorset gins!

World Gin Day is a global celebration of all things gin that happens annually, this year’s event takes place on Sat… more

Looking for a gift for Father’s Day, get him a special Cocktail Case!

Father’s Day is just a few weeks away and if you’re still searching for a gift, head to Pothecary Gin and pick hi… more

#KeepItClean when visiting Dorset’s beaches

Now that lockdown has been eased and more people are starting to venture out to enjoy Dorset’s beaches, campaigners… more

National Trust announces plans to phase reopening of parks and gardens in Dorset

The National Trust has announced that from 3rd June, it will begin a phased reopening of its parks and gardens across… more

Happy National Biscuit Day! Celebrate with these facts about Dorset’s best biscuit: The Dorset Knob

While technically more of a bread roll than a biscuit, Dorset Knobs are made by a biscuit company and have been since… more

UK watercress harvest gets underway despite the odds

The UK watercress season got underway this week without the usual fanfare of the Alresford Watercress Festival to her… more

Spread love not wildfire

Litter Free Dorset, the Urban Health Partnership and the Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service have announce… more

National Trust reports ‘emboldened wildlife’ during lockdown

According to the National Trust, famous monuments and formal gardens have been reclaimed by wildlife, with peregrines… more