Local News

High hopes for special Piddle Brewery's Halloween real ale

A DORSET brewery is hoping a witchy brew and a visit from an MP will spell success for their business.Owners and brewers at the Piddle Brewery invited West Dorset MP Oliver Letwin to tour their site at Piddlehinton ...

West Dorset MP takes a tour of farm

WEST Dorset MP Oliver Letwin Oliver Letwin toured the Miles Cross Farm Education and Enterprise Centre at Symondsbury...

Shop hits three-year milestone

A WEST Dorset village shop is celebrating three years as a successful community venture.The Thorncombe Village Shop is now run as a community enterprise with nearly 30 volunteers, including villager and West Dorset MP Oliver Letwin , who runs it alongside a small management team...

Promises, promises

An auction of promises will take place at Thorncombe on Saturday to raise money for the village shop...

Salway Ash volunteer calling for help

A SALWAY ASH woman started to volunteer in a charity shop in gratitude for the treatment received by close members of her family who had cancer.But Sylvia Larder's reasons became much more personal when she was diagnosed with cancer herself.She was joined at Cancer Research UK's Bridport shop by West Dorset MP Oliver Letwin to call for more people to give their time as volunteers