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William and Emily

Our view: A chat with the famous

DEAR readers, it’s Emily and William here this week talking about meeting famous people, and how nervous we’d be to talk to someone famous.

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Free legal advice for those 50+ in Dorset

AGE UK North, South & West Dorset, in partnership with local solicitors from Nantes, Blanchards Bailey and Humphries Kirk, is holding a free service for anyone over 50 to ask an expert questions about wills and power of attorney.

Pennyfarthing homes have launched their new housing development in Fontmell Magna. Picture: Pennyfarthing Homes.

Spring Meadows homes hit the market

THE first collection of homes at Spring Meadows, Fontmell Magna, by Pennyfarthing Homes has launched. The new homes are being sold from the Blandford office of local estate agency Symonds & Sampson.

Vearse Farm site at Bridport

'Vearse Farm scheme flies in the face of new Environment Act'

I read Chris Loder’s somewhat triumphal summary article about legislation introduced by this Government – in particular the Environment Act with its effect on air quality, biodiversity, water and waste and the controversial Vearse Farm development.

Wimborne Model Town in the 1950s with the Dorset landscape models position marked

Model Town appeal for information over lost exhibits

WIMBORNE Model Town is appealing for information about four Dorset model dioramas that featured in the grounds of the original 1950s site - including a landmark near Weymouth. It comes as the attraction celebrates its 70th anniversary this summer.