Monthly Archives: May 2018

Ofsted rates Dorchester-on-Thames Pre-School ‘good’

Posted on May 24, 2018 in Events in and around Dorchester

For those that haven’t yet heard the good news Ofsted was impressed with staff at Dorchester-on-Thames Pre-School near Berinsfield during a visit last month, and has now rated it ‘good’. A report released this week by an inspector stated: “The manager leads a dedicated staff team that works hard to improve outcomes for children. “Children […]

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Dorchester and GDPR

Posted on May 20, 2018 in Events in and around Dorchester

This post has been written by Daniel Duke (a resident, and website volunteer) —– Definition: the “General Data Protection Regulation” As many of you may have noticed over the past few weeks, there have been more and more emails landing in your inbox talking about a thing called GDPR.  They have asked you to confirm […]

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DADS Auditions: The Slipper and the Rose

Posted on May 19, 2018 in Events in and around Dorchester

The Slipper and the Rose is based on the 1976 musical film retelling the classic fairy tale of Cinderella. Directed by Bryan Forbes, the film starred Gemma Craven and Richard Chamberlain and featured a supporting cast led by Michael Hordern, Kenneth More, Edith Evans and Annette Crosbie. Come and be part of this magical family […]

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Bank holiday bin days

Posted on May 2, 2018 in Events in and around Dorchester

South Oxfordshire District Council is reminding householders of the usual changes to their waste collections during the week following May Bank Holiday Monday. There will be no waste collections on Bank Holiday Monday 7 May.  Everyone’s bins will then be emptied one day later than usual for the rest of that week. This includes households […]

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Sheep killed at Bishops Court Farm on the morning of Monday 30th April

Posted on May 2, 2018 in Events in and around Dorchester

I am sorry to have to report that yesterday morning the body of a ewe was found between Bishops Court Farm and the backs of the houses on Abingdon Road. Her throat had been badly bitten and ripped open, probably by a dog. I have been asked to circulate the standard Police advice about Livestock […]

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