I am so incensed after returning from a public meeting about street lighting in Dorset. No. I’m more than incensed. I’m bloody incandescent.
How can it be, in these days of so-called people power, that Dorset is under the threat of being changed for ever?
A lollipop lady’s wage is in the region of £3,200 per year. New council offices cost millions. Where would you rather your local taxes went?Read article
A NEW service from the British Library allows users to search through an online map of Dorset for old recordings of songs and stories.Read article
THE ARCHITECTURAL Association’s biggest ever legacy will help to fund new buildings and a new MA course at Hooke Park College near Beaminster.Read article
A FILM about Beaminster’s renowned furniture maker John Makepeace has been produced to celebrate his 50 years at the forefront of British design.Read article
I WAS thinking the other day about Colin Varndell, because I was trying to draw up a list in my head of excellent West Dorset people…Read article
PLANS to rebuild Bridport’s Mountjoy School in Beaminster have been submitted by Dorset County Council. The county council wants to move the special school on to land…Read article
IF YOU’RE a stranger to these parts, you will one day be astonished by what is known as ‘The Beaminster Tunnel Effect’. It’s when you approach the…Read article
A VISIONARY scheme putting West Dorset at the forefront of architectural and environmental education is bursting with new life. Hooke Park near Beaminster already boasts some…Read article
An opinion piece about plans to spend £45,000 studying carnivals along the Jurassic Coast of Dorset and East Devon IS THIS country too anchored in its…Read article