• Work to take place on the Hurst

    Posted on June 22, 2021 in Events in and around Dorchester

    In the May 2020 edition of Dorchester News we wrote about a proposal to improve some of the water retaining features in the Hurst meadow. The work had been planned for last summer but Covid19 restrictions intervened. We were able to carry over into 2021 the grant which we had received for this project, so […]

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  • Choral workshop and concert at Dorchester Abbey

    Posted on June 17, 2021 in Events in and around Dorchester

    Choral singers are invited to join a socially-distanced ‘Come and Sing’ day at Dorchester Abbey on Thursday 19th August. Led by acclaimed composer and conductor Matthew Coleridge, the scratch choir will spend the day learning to sing Matthew’s “exquisitely beautiful” Requiem, before giving a performance in the Abbey at 6:30pm. Award-winning cellist Sarah Gait will […]

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  • Dorchester Abbey Museum News

    Posted on June 16, 2021 in Events in and around Dorchester

    We’re Open! Remember the Museum is now open every Wed, Thurs, Sat and Sun, 2.00-5.00pm until the end of September, as well as bank holiday Mondays. So please do pop in to say hello and have a look at the exhibits and the wide selection of greeting cards and small gifts in our shop. It’s […]

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  • (Wallingford) Riverside outdoor pool and campsite to reopen for the summer season

    Posted on May 22, 2021 in Events in and around Dorchester

    The Riverside outdoor heated pool and campsite in Wallingford will reopen for its full summer season from the May bank holiday weekend under Covid-19 safety guidelines. South Oxfordshire District Council and its leisure contractor Better UK have confirmed the news that the campsite and pool will open on their usual opening weekend, following weeks of […]

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  • Planned Road Works

    Posted on May 20, 2021 in Events in and around Dorchester

    These road works will have a definite impact upon Dorchester residents although, hopefully, the planned mitigation measures specified by OCC in the following emails will mean that it is minor rather than a serious problem. All through traffic will be diverted from further south at the Shillingford Roundabout to follow the A329 which is the […]

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