UNUSUALLY high numbers of stag beetles are being seen in Dorset this year. Dorset Wildlife Trust says the county’s unusually hot Spring seems to have brought these…Read article
TWO WIND turbines reaching as high into the sky as the biggest masts at Rampisham radio station could be erected on the summit of Toller Down…Read article
WATER is flowing through a new Dorset chalk stream created as part of a project to restore the county’s alluring network of winterbournes. Six hundred and…Read article
Let’s walk. Underfoot the scrunchy pea gravel scrapes and squeaks. Sudden patches of sand give relief to legs already wearied by trudging on banked and sliding stones. Look closer underfoot – individual pebbles lucent with seawaterRead article
EYPE BEACH near Bridport – part of Dorset’s world-famous Jurassic Coast – is to be sold by West Dorset District Council.
The beach’s value is reckoned by the council to be £1.
“Anticipated proceeds” from the sale of Eype Beach are also officially recorded as £1.
So could you or I buy it for £1?Read article
WEST DORSET District Council is asking residents to compost pumpkins left over from Halloween. The council’s recycling trucks will be driving around the district until Friday 5 November with pumpkin stickers urging people to recycle pumpkins. If you don’t, well…Read article
From the other side of the world may well come the future for West Dorset’s agricultural economy.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
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
PHOTOGRAPHS and stories from along the Jurassic Coast of Dorset and East Devon are being sought to help explain the past and perhaps shape the future.…Read article