Category: Rural Matters

Local action to Stop the Drop

From roadside rubbish to recycling innovations, Rupert Hardy takes a look at the seemingly neverending battle against litter in the UK Littering in Britain is...

Sam Peters on rugby’s dangerous evolution and Rob Nolan’s stellar photography

Sam Peters, former rugby correspondent at the Mail On Sunday and The Sunday Times and author of Concussed, talks to Terry about the gathering...

Wherefore the ‘black’ in Blackmore Vale?

Delving into Blackmore Vale’s past, Richard Miles reflects on its changing landscapes, from Thomas Hardy’s era to the impact of modern lighting If you search...

Blandford St Mary under threat from speculative development

A revised housing plan faces backlash as locals challenge Hallam Land Management’s 135-home proposal, says North Dorset CPRE Hallam Land Management – a land promoter*...

Housing in North Dorset – how to do it better

With elections looming, North Dorset CPRE’s Rupert Hardy challenges unsustainable, unaffordable local housing strategies Sadly, we and others were unable to stop the North Dorset...

Pylon hell?

Electrification will have a major impact on Britain’s landscape, with pylon implications for Dorset, says Rupert Hardy of North Dorset CPRE Last year, residents in...

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The girl, the giraffe and the koala

A lifelong love of animals, a natural gift for drawing and chronic fatigue syndrome have combined to help Lucy Kendall launch her art business Many...
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Branch secretary | Oddfellows

We are seeking a branch secretary in the North Dorset/South Somerset area for a national friendly society, required to start in June/July. Would ideally suit...

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