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'We would encourage those communities to come and join in with this exciting competition'

Dorset Best Village awards 2016

VILLAGERS have less than a fortnight left to get their entries in for a prestigious awards scheme celebrating rural pride.

9:31am Tuesday 28 March 2017

Dorchester's holding its first ever marathon next month - and here's what to expect

Dorchester's holding its first ever marathon next month - and here's what to expect

DORCHESTER welcomes its first ever marathon at the end of May and the organisers are hoping that people in the county town and surrounding villages will give it their support.

5:00am Saturday 1 April 2017

A scone bake-off to Miss Dorset competition: here's how you can get involved in Fairtrade Fortnight

A scone bake-off to Miss Dorset competition: here's how you can get involved in Fairtrade Fortnight

Emma Joseph finds out more about Fairtrade Fortnight

5:00am Saturday 25 February 2017

Youngsters in Loders show off!

Youngsters in Loders show off!

ALTHOUGH Dorset County Council’s youth service was disbanded in August last year, the community of Uploders/Loders and surrounding villages has pulled together to ensure that Loders Youth Club can continue.

7:20am Tuesday 28 February 2017

What a year it's been: villagers who saved their local pub mark first anniversary

New landlords of the re-opened Drovers Inn, Stephen, Barbara and Zoe Aldred.

VILLAGERS who saved their community pub are celebrating the venue's first anniversary.

5:09am Tuesday 14 March 2017

Winners of the Dorset Best Village Awards announced

Winners of the Dorset Best Village Award announced

DORSET villagers celebrated their communities at the Dorset Best Village Awards.

9:47am Friday 20 September 2013

Winners announced for Dorset Best Village Awards

Cllr Andrew Cattaway presents the award to Burton Bradstock

Burton Bradstock and Winterbourne Zelston came out on top at the Dorset Best Village awards.

3:23pm Friday 18 September 2015

Now youngsters can get involved in Dorset's Best Village awards

Dorset Best Village awards 2016

COMMUNITIES get ready – the search has begun for Dorset’s best village with the launch of the 2017 competition.

3:25pm Friday 13 January 2017

Winners announced for Dorset Best Village Awards

BIG NIGHT: Blackmore Vale editor Tim Lethaby, Dorset Community Action manager Simon Thompson, chief executive of Magna Housing Group Graham Colls, village judge and event organiser Peter Slocombe, village judge and event organiser Rita Burden, chairman of

VILLAGERS across the county celebrated as their communities were crowned winners of Dorset’s Best Village Competition.

6:40am Thursday 29 September 2016

Do you live in Dorset's Best Village? Nominations open for 2016 event

Do you live in Dorset's Best Village? Nominations open for 2016 event

THE search for Dorset's Best Village has been launched for the 30th year.

1:00pm Saturday 16 January 2016
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