August issue of the digital Blackmore Vale magazine is out now!

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August’s digital Blackmore Vale magazine is out – read it free here https://bit.ly/BVAug21FS – take your time, it’s an absolute corker! This month in the digital Blackmore Vale magazine last week armed police chased suspected hare coursers near Blandford, arresting four suspects – we have the details, plus why illegal hare coursing is still an […]

Stop to See Strikingly Beautiful Art at Elm Yard Gallery

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For some people it is the vultures, and for others it is the metal cowboy that makes them slow down on the A3030 at North Wootton. Many people will have seen the recent cow sculpture funded by a community fundraiser in Sturminster Newton, and the giant metal soldier that got national attention.  Now there’s another excuse to take […]

“I panicked when a police car pulled up”

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HEALTH AND VEG FOR ALL When a police car drove up to the Big Yellow Bus Garden Project (BYBG), alongside the North Dorset Trailway between Blandford and Sturminster Newton, project co-ordinator Paul Williams panicked. It was lockdown. His community space was allowed to be open but could he find his letter of authority? The uniformed […]