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Queen Victoria and the Dorset Piddle Riddle

"Legend has it that the villages of Puddletown and Briantspuddle, which used to contain the word ‘piddle’, changed their village titles to avoi...

Hednesford Town bag play-off place after win at Weymouth

Hednesford Town have their eyes on promotion after their win at Weymouth on Saturday secured them a place in the play-offs. Two late goals by Nick ...

Sir Anthony Jolliffe to retire as President of Society of Dorset Men

SIR ANTHONY JOLLIFFE GBE DL DSc has announced that he will retire, after 28 years as President of the Society of Dorset Men, at the annual meeting...

Philip Larkin’s verdict on Weymouth: “delicious”

IN JULY 1953 Philip Larkin stayed at the Royal Hotel on Weymouth seafront. He came on holiday with his mother Eva and was often mistaken for her b...

British Library reveals Dorset songs and stories

A NEW service from the British Library allows users to search through an online map of Dorset for old recordings of songs and stories. It’s a w...

Are carnivals relevant to West Dorset countryside and coast?

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...

£45,000 questions for Bridport, Lyme Regis and Weymouth carnivals

NEARLY £45,000 is being offered to a student able and willing to spend three years studying carnivals along the Jurassic Coast of Dorset and Ea...

Bridport: Much ado about Bucky-Doo

BRIDPORT’S first gig Bucky-Doo has been launched at West Bay. The weather was drizzly, and the sky was overcast, but the chairman of Bridport Gig...

D-Day Dorset: Bridport to honour US fighters

DORSET’s role in the run-up to D-Day will be remembered when members of the World War Two Living History Association encamp near Bridport at the...

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