Food trail leads to weekly town market

The Somerset Food Trail makes it way to Shepton Mallet this week, with a special Friday market hosted in the town. This Friday 27 July, the Shepton Mallet Friday Market is participating in the Somerset Food Trail – Taste the Landscape, celebrating the best of locally produced, healthy, delicious and sustainable food is running from 20 July to 29 July. Full story: Read more

Butterflies are booming at Knoll Gardens 

White Admiral at Knoll Gardens. Photo: Keith Powrie

Butterflies are booming at Wimborne’s Knoll Gardens with sightings more than 60% up on the same time as last year. And, as well as counting 58 individual butterflies in a single survey, butterfly expert Keith Powrie has also recorded three new species in the garden, the Marbled White, Keeled Skimmer and White Admiral. Full story: Read more