Ansty Circular via Cheselbourne, taking in Gallows Corner, and the Dorset Gap | 9.7 Miles

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Every month in the Blackmore Vale Magazine we publish a walk in the beautiful Dorset countryside. Not always in the heart of the Blackmore Vale perhaps, but always within reach for a day’s walk. What is unique about these walks is the fact that we have created and then walked them all ourselves! We always […]

Autumn has arrived

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Autumn has arrived, and along with it the myriad reds, yellows, coppers, browns and golds we associate with this most glorious of seasons. And from beneath the fallen leaves, mushrooms and toadstools emerge, popping up here, there, everywhere, erupting from the earth as though by magic. The appearance of these mysterious fruiting bodies has been […]

Stalbridge Residents Have Gone Wild

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If you’ve driven through Stalbridge recently, you’ve probably seen the ‘mess’ of the roadside verge. Local Caressence Roden explains what’s going on:  We are a group of local residents who just love wildflowers and all they bring with them. That includes helping pollinators survive, encouraging birds and wildlife and easing our carbon footprint. It’s surely […]

Sherborne Indie Wine Merchant Scoops Top Harper’s Award

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Local Indie wine merchant Vineyards of Sherborne are celebrating this week – with just cause. The all-female team have not only been ranked in Harper’s Top 50 Indie Wine Merchants, but they’re also, in true Top of the Pops style, Highest New Entry at No.19!  Wine Merchant Sadie Wilkins explained ‘the indie Harper’s list is a huge […]