Category: Dorset sport

Dorset’s leisure centres and recreation grounds at risk

As local towns fight to save their sports facilities, Rachael Rowe highlights the clash between budget cuts and public health priorities What do you do...

Dorset’s Blackmore & Sparkford Vale Hunt suspended

Blackmore & Sparkford Vale Hunt suspended after drone footage shows a fox being killed, sparking investigation and debate on hunting practices https://youtu.be/YQitOwF4pSI?si=IigmOJT0nhWmmDtt The Blackmore & Sparkford...

Hunting humans for fun

Lifelong kennelman Jeremy Whaley’s hunting narrative shifts from tradition to innovation, prioritising the hounds’ skill over the hunt’s end ‘I was deeply anti-hunting,’ says Jeremy...

Coming to Stur; England Boxing’s Veterans Project

England Boxing has launched a new project for veterans and Shaun Weeks of Sturminster Newton Boxing Gym has landed one of just 10 coveted...

Steve’s Goodwood quarter century

Presented with Motorsport UK’s 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award, the ‘legless marshal’ looks back at 25 years at Goodwood and calls himself lucky “Give me Goodwood...

Wincanton Golf Club faces closure in six months

Financial challenges and declining membership mean that the golf club, located within the racetrack, will shut its doors in April. Wincanton’s nine-hole golf course, located...

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Simon Hoare MP selects hisDorset Island Discs

Sandwiches and Statesmanship: the North Dorset MP’s path from shy child to a voice for pragmatism and local community, via his favourite music ‘I was...

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