Spread love not wildfire

Litter Free Dorset, the Urban Health Partnership and the Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service have announced a new campaign to help prevent wildfire. The BBQs Burn More than Bangers campaign aims to remind people that BBQs are illegal on heathland and the sobering fact that on average, Dorset is subject to over 100 […]

National Trust reports ‘emboldened wildlife’ during lockdown

According to the National Trust, famous monuments and formal gardens have been reclaimed by wildlife, with peregrines nesting in castles, partridges strolling across car parks and buzzards hanging out in orangeries. Cuckoos and badger cubs have also been spotted playing in the grounds during daylight and even orcas have been spotted in Northern Ireland! The […]

Thank Cod for Fish and Chips!

Following the resounding success of last year’s National Fish and Chip Day, and in response to the Government’s recent announcements, the organisers are absolutely delighted to say that the celebration of the nation’s favourite dish will go ahead in 2020, but a little later than planned ‪on Friday 4th September! As well as being one […]

Crossways’ shows off community spirit

The people of Crossways in Dorset have been showing that community spirit is alive and well as over 50 volunteers have pulled together to look after to the village’s more vulnerable residents. The volunteers have been coordinating via the Crossways Residents’ Info Facebook group, which has been offering support to locals with meals, newspaper deliveries […]

Raise a glass to local wine

Dorset’s largest independent wine merchant, Templar Wines, has signed a new contract with the Dorchester-based Langham Wine Estate and will now be supplying their prestigious products to hospitality trade customers throughout the county. Templar Wines was established in 2008 and since then they have imported wines from all over Europe to supply independent restaurants, hotels, […]

Dorset businesses team up to create “Cheesy” care packages!

The Book and Bucket Cheese Company has teamed up with a number of other local suppliers to create the ultimate cheese lovers care package to help us get through this difficult time. Having founded the company in 2019, husband and wife team, Peter and Angela Morgan, had a tremendous first year. They were shortlisted for […]

Gluten Free Hub launched to help during lockdown

During the lockdown, many of us have resorted to having food delivered to us rather than venturing out to shops and while cafes and restaurants are closed, but what about those of us with special dietary requirements? That’s where Christine’s bright idea comes in. Christine, who you might know from Christine’s Puddings, has come up […]

Carrot & Rosemary Cake from Matthew Street at the Eastbury Hotel

Have a go at this delicious carrot cake with a difference from Matthew Street at the Eastbury Hotel. If you try this recipe, make sure to tag us in your Instagram photos and on Twitter and Facebook! Ingredients 250g Dark Brown Sugar 4 Eggs 225ml Rosemary Infused oil 250g Self-raising flour Pinch of salt 1/2 […]