Home Farm Fest Charity Music Festival Blown Away by the Success!

Home Farm Fest, the charity music festival held in Chilthorne Domer and the biggest annual fundraiser for the charity School in a Bag, has once again smashed its previous year’s fundraising total coming in at just over £72,700 – even if the windy conditions tried its hardest to scupper the music! Full story: Read more

Leweston Pupil Donates Competition Prize Money to Victims of Grenwell Tower Fire

Leweston pupil, Lorna (aged 9) has been awarded second place in a national poster competition about Staying Safe Online. The competition was run by the charity, Out of Your Hands, which supports exploring the digital world safely and happily. Lorna’s class all created posters in their Computing lessons and even took the photographs that they used. Full story: Read more

Folk legend Ralph McTell completes stunning line-up for Lyme Folk Weekend 2017

Another stunning line-up for Lyme Folk Weekend has been announced. Once again organisers of the festival, which takes place from September 1-3, have come up with a mix of talent, ranging from one of the most innovative contemporary artists to some of the folk world’s legendary names. Full story: Read more


Sherborne Castle became a sea of pink on Sunday as hundreds of women joined the fight against cancer by taking part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life. Over 800 mums, daughters, sisters and friends showed their incredible commitment to the cause as they came together to help bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. Full story: Read more