Category Archives: Events in and around Dorchester

Volunteers needed: Could you help a child to read and change their life forever?

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

St Birinus Primary have a need for ARCh Reading Helper Volunteers to support a number of their older children (aged 7 and above) who are not heard reading at home, and need the real boost that trained ARCh volunteers provide. Could you help a child to read and change their life forever? Volunteers needed ARCh […]

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Hurst Water Meadow Trust News: January 2018

Posted on January 14, 2018 in Events in and around Dorchester

Dr Peter Pritchard – an appreciation Peter died on 6th January in his 100th year. He was a leading figure in the initiative to purchase the Hurst in 1995 and it is largely thanks to him that we can enjoy the meadow today. The Hurst was owned by a company called Dorchester Lakes Ltd, which […]

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Raising the bar in recycling: Your chance to talk rubbish and recycling with Oxfordshire’s councils

Posted on January 11, 2018 in Events in and around Dorchester

Do you know that each household in Oxfordshire produces one tonne of waste each year? We are amongst the best in the country at recycling and composting for a few years now at about 60% but recycling rates have started to drop in Oxfordshire. Residents are being given the chance to talk rubbish and recycling […]

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Thank you from Heavenly Host

Posted on January 11, 2018 in Events in and around Dorchester

Thank you to all those who crafted the little angels of the Heavenly Host that appeared around the village between 4th and 24th December 2017. What a labour of love, and those who were lucky enough to find an angel were delighted, and some of them posted pictures and stories on the Heavenly Host Dorchester […]

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Christmas waste and recycling collections

Posted on December 18, 2017 in Events in and around Dorchester

Residents in Southern Oxfordshire are being reminded that their waste and recycling collections will change over the Christmas and New Year period. They can find out all the information they need on South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils websites www.southoxon.gov.uk/christmaswaste and www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk/christmaswaste. Garden waste collections will be suspended over the Christmas period, […]

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