We’ve an *exclusive* account of the doomed fight to save Nordon in Blandford by the two councillors at the heart of the battle.

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We have Sarah J. Naughton, bestselling author, on p.60, talking about her love of Cut Mill, her unreasonable crush on Iwan Rheon and the last thing she Googled. Then there’s the glorious Cheltenham winner Honeysuckle p.47 – not just ridden by Blackmore, she was bred right here in the Blackmore Vale by Glanvilles Stud.

We also have the latest developments on ancient Dinah’s Hollow and the £4m ‘bank improvements’ by the council, the astonishing story of Shaftesbury’s ‘Alfred Daily’ and its amazing first year, Blandford’s primary school Zoom choir production being shared by the Department for Education, an eco art installation in a Wincanton school.