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

HUNDREDS JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER AT SHERBORNE RACE FOR LIFE

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

SUMMER BABY BOOM AT SAFARI PARK

Longleat Safari Park is enjoying a summer baby boom with no fewer than 20 monkeys, three rare Chinese deer, marmoset twins and two reindeer calves all making their first public appearances in recent weeks. The number of baby monkeys born is such that even the dominant male, known as Phil, has taken to helping out with babysitting duties. Full story: Read more