In this month’s edition we’re finally able to share the truth about the St Mary’s school purchase in Shaftesbury, plus the truly astonishing job our local healthcare professionals have managed with the first stage of the vaccine rollout. We’ve also received such a frustrated letter from the principal of Kingston Maurward that we gave him the page.

Andy Palmer is reminiscing about Stalbridge in the 60s & 70s and Roger Guttridge is diving into Iwerne Minster’s past

We’re looking at the local property market, with some fascinating pro insider tips on buying and selling your home. We’ve also got a huge Family Finance Feature (don’t flick past, it’s a genuinely interesting as well as useful section. I learned loads!), covering all ends of the home money topics, from scary debts through to being the sandwich generation *raises hand in air*.

Plus of course all our usual columnists, from gardening with Barry & Pete, to birdwatching with Bridget and baking with Heather