Monthly Archives: May 2020

Local businesses that can deliver to DoT during the current covid-19 pandemic

Posted on May 20, 2020 in Events in and around Dorchester

During this very strange period, some of us are being told to stay at home at all times, and we are all  being advised to stay in  as much as possible,  limit contact with other people  and keep our distance. And as a consequence of the  lockdown and restrictions, while Amazon, Ocado and the like […]

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District Councillors Report – May 2020

Posted on May 14, 2020 in Events in and around Dorchester

The May District Councillors report is now online and available to read District Councillor’s Report

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Oxfordshire to Mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe

Posted on May 7, 2020 in Events in and around Dorchester

Oxfordshire County Council is to mark the historical milestone of Victory in Europe Day on 8th May with a series of video tributes from key people across the county. Despite the restrictions of the lockdown, this remains an important moment for the nation and the tributes will begin with a video message online from Oxfordshire’s […]

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VE Day, 8 May 1945, Dorchester

Posted on May 6, 2020 in Events in and around Dorchester

A memory from Margaret Belson (nee Atkins) as told to Denise Line My aunty, Margaret Mary Atkins, was twelve years old. She lived in Queen Street, Dorchester and I asked her what she remembered of VE Day in Dorchester. (Margaret had three grown up brothers, all soldiers; her Dorchester cousin,Stanley Atkins, had died in a prison […]

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